At the forefront of discussion of late has been the College Admissions Scandal which rocked the world and landed celebrities in jail. OPERATION VARSITY BLUES: THE COLLEGE ADMISSIONS SCANDAL is coming soon to Netflix, starring Matthew Modine, examining this news headliner.
An examination that goes beyond the celebrity-driven headlines and dives into the methods used by Rick Singer, the man at the center of the shocking 2019 college admissions scandal, to persuade his wealthy clients to cheat an educational system already designed to benefit the privileged. Using an innovative combination of interviews and narrative recreations of the FBI’s wiretapped conversations between Singer and his clients, Operation Varsity Blues offers a rare glimpse into the enigmatic figure behind a scheme that exposed the lengths wealthy families would go to for admission into elite colleges, and angered a nation already grappling with the effects of widespread inequality. From Chris Smith and Jon Karmen, the filmmakers behind Fyre, and starring Matthew Modine as Rick Singer.
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Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal arrives on Netflix March 17, 2021.