“Operation Varsity Blues” Talks The College Admissions Scandal In New Trailer
Written by IMN on 23 Mar 2021
Everything you’ve heard is true. But you haven’t heard everything.
Using real conversations recreated from FBI wiretaps, the filmmaker behind Fyre brings you “Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal.” An examination that goes beyond the celebrity-driven headlines and dives into the methods used by Rick Singer, the man at the center of the shocking 2019 college admissions scandal, to persuade his wealthy clients to cheat an educational system already designed to benefit the privileged.
Using an innovative combination of interviews and narrative recreations of the FBI’s wiretapped conversations between Singer and his clients, Operation Varsity Blues offers a rare glimpse into the enigmatic figure behind a scheme that exposed the lengths wealthy families would go to for admission into elite colleges, and angered a nation already grappling with the effects of widespread inequality. Watch the full trailer below.