Ivory Tower
Showings
Milliken AuditoriumWed, Jul 30 3:00 PM
Sponsored by:
Diane Hubert & Richard Sutton
Not Available  
 
Lars Hockstad AuditoriumSun, Aug 3 9:00 AM
Sponsored by:
Yoga for Health Education, LLC, Center for Conscious Living
Not Available  
 
Film Info
Section:Documentary
Release Year:2014
Runtime:91 min.
Type of Film:Feature Documentary
Rating:PG-13
Production Country:USA
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Andrew Rossi
Produced by:Andrew Rossi
Josh Braun
Cinematography:Andrew Coffman
Andrew Rossi
Bryan Sarkinen
Editing By:Chad Beck
Christopher Branca
Andrew Coffman
Music By:Ian Hultquist
Description
With college tuition fees skyrocketing, student loan debt passing the trillion dollar mark, and recent graduates struggling to find employment, where are the young adults of today to turn for a worthwhile higher education? Filmmaker Andrew Rossi (“Page One: Inside the New York Times”) traverses the country to provide a panoramic view of education in America during a period of monumental change, profiling traditional universities as well as online courses, free schools, and other alternatives to the standard model. A must-see for anyone with an interest in our country’s education system, “Ivory Tower” questions the increasingly outrageous costs of college education and the burden that business-driven university administrations place on our society.
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