"Unlikely" details the hardships of five nontraditional students as they push for a second chance at a college degree...you are taken in by the students and their personal stories and can't help rooting for them.
The film should bother people, even though it's not a scathing critique of the academy. In fact, one of the things I admire about it is the nuanced way it uses the stories of five students to describe the contours of the changing higher-education landscape.
The Hollywood Reporter announces "Picture Motion, the company that provides non-theatrical screening experiences for sociocultural impact filmmaking, is expanding its reach with the acquisition of Film Sprout, a fellow screening company with a focus on doc films. Picture Motion and Film Sprout's first combined campaign will be for Unlikely."