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Higher Learning

R| 2 hr. 7 min.

Plot Summary
In John Singleton's powerful portrait of college life in the 1990s, a group of incoming freshmen at Columbus University -- including varsity athlete Malik Williams (Omar Epps), awkward outcast Remy (Michael Rapaport) and wide-eyed Kristen Connor (Kristy Swanson) -- struggle to find themselves and adjust to newfound independence. When Remy finds acceptance among a group of neo-Nazis, tensions rise even higher on a campus already divided along racial, socio-economic and gender lines.

Cast: Omar Epps , Kristy Swanson , Michael Rapaport , Jennifer Connelly , Ice Cube , Jason Wiles , Tyra Banks , Cole Hauser

Director: John Singleton

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

Higher Learning (1995)

Release Date: January 11th, 1995|2 hr. 7 min.

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  • Higher Learning is seriously intended and seriously flawed. Singleton tends to shout his objectives. But in an era of cop-out escapism, it is gratifying to find a filmmaker who is spoiling to be heard. show more

  • Higher Learning says nothing new or challenging and is too naive to inspire controversy. show more

  • Higher Learning put me in mind of a long lecture by a well-meaning but dull professor. What he has to say may be worthwhile, but it's delivered with plodding predictability. [12 Jan 1995, p.A12] show more

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