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Ivory Tower

PG-13| 1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
As tuition spirals upward and student debt passes a trillion dollars, students and parents begin to wonder if college is worth the expense.


Director: Andrew Rossi

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Samuel Goldwyn Company

Ivory Tower (2014)

Release Date: June 13th, 2014|1 hr. 37 min.

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  • Most interesting, to me, is what happened at New York City's Cooper Union, which has charged no tuition since its founding in 1859. Due in part to mismanagement of funds, the school has announced it will start charging tuition, prompting the students to form their own Occupy Movement. This alone deserves a 90-minute documentary. show more

  • This insightful doc from director Andrew Rossi addresses topics that get more polarizing each year: the high cost of college, the factors that dictate who’s educated in this country and the culture that surrounds those decisions. show more

  • Endlessly stimulating and provoking, Ivory Tower presents a solid overview of an urgent problem that some claim is about to implode and others believe can be worked through with the intelligent application of fresh ideas. show more

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