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."
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.
Renick, the senior vice-president for student success at Georgia State University, made his comments following a screening of the documentary, “Unlikely,” which follows several students from underserved populations, showing the difficulty each has without the support network many students from middle- and upper-class backgrounds.
Their new film is Unlikely, a powerful documentary that follows five individuals failed by the higher education system in their fight for a second chance.
Movie producers Adam and Jaye Fenderson join Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley to discuss their new documentary Unlikely, an investigation of the college dropout/ completion crisis and the systemic barriers facing students as they pursue higher education and livable-wage careers.
A 2019 film selection for SXSW EDU, “Unlikely” follows five students who are fighting for a second chance and highlights some of the innovators reimagining higher education for the 21st century.
UNCG was the first in the state to experience the powerful message behind Adam and Jaye Fenderson’s documentary, “Unlikely.” This documentary highlighted the need to support low income and first generation students who need guidance as they go through the college journey.
“Unlikely,” which follows several students from underserved populations, showing the difficulty each has without the support network many students from middle- and upper-class backgrounds.