Gravitas Ventures | Release Date: October 19, 2018
Summary: Fail State investigates the dark side of American higher education, chronicling decades of policy decisions in Washington DC that have given rise to a powerful and highly-predatory for-profit college industry. With echoes of the subprime mortgage crisis, the film lays bare how for-profit colleges exploited millions of low-income and minority students, leaving them with worthless degrees and drowning in student loan debt. Director Alexander Shebanow traces the rise, fall, and resurgence of the for-profit college industry, uncovering their Wall Street backing and incestuous relationship with the regulators and lawmakers charged with overseeing them.
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Runtime: 93 min
Rating: Not Rated
Official Site: https://failstatemovie.com/
Genres: Documentary
Country: US
Language: English
Home Release Date: Nov 6, 2018
Director Credit
Alexander Shebanow Director
Writer Credit
Alexander Shebanow Writer
Nicholas Adams Writer
Regina Sobel Writer
Principal Cast Credit
David Halperin Himself
Gibson Frazier Narrator
Maxine Waters Herself
Tom Harkin Himself
Producer Credit
Adam Bolt Producer
Alan Oxman Producer
Alexander Shebanow Producer
Dan Rather Executive Producer
Jennifer Latham Senior Archival Producer
Julia Glausi Producer
Terrence Crawford Producer
Tyler Comes Producer