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Available until

Jan 01, 2025

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United States of America

About the film

The ambitious students of the TM Landry Prep School enjoyed a remarkable 100% acceptance rate into the county’s most elite colleges until an explosive NY Times article exposed the controversial teaching methods of its dynamic founder. This film is not available for education institutions.




1h 32m




Dan Chen


Jason Y. Lee, Dan Chen , Jesse Einstein, Mark Monroe, Laurene Powell Jobs, Davis Guggenheim, Jonathan Silberberg, Nicole Stott, Andrew Fried, Dane Lillegard, Jordan Wynn, Ryan Hashemi, Ien Chi

Awards & recognition

Sidewalk Film Festival 2021

Winner Audience Choice Award Best Black Lens Film

Tribeca Film Festival 2021

Official Selection

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2021

Official Selection

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

Official Selection

Double Exposure Investigative Film Festival 2021

Official Selection

Cleveland International Film Festival 2022

Nominee Greg Gund Memorial Standing Up Award

What people are saying

The doc provides a sobering and emotional look at what, if any, options exist for those who aren't white or wealthy in an unequal system.

Lovia Gyarkye

Hollywood Reporter

In the end, Accepted proves a cautionary tale about miracle solutions to complicated predicaments, as well as a lament for the genuine casualties of this con.

Nick Schager

The Daily Beast

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