EXCUSIVE: Monday, the US announced that it has acquired distribution rights to, the feature documentary from the helmer of The Disunited States of America that played at the 2021 event.
In theaters, the video from Concordia Studio, Boardwalk Pictures, Diamond Docs, and Jubilee Media will be released on July 1st.
The accepted goes inside the high-stakes quest for elite college admissions and centers on TM Landry Prep School in Louisiana, which boasted a 100% college acceptance rate for its ambitious, underprivileged high school students. That was before a New York Times article explains Landry's methods forced the school to buckle under the scrutiny, leaving its students in a tangled loop.
Last year's Tribeca bow was bowed.
Chen collaborated with Jason Lee, Jesse Einstein, and Mark Monroe to develop the film. Davis Guggenheim, Laurene Powell Jobs, Jonathan Silberberg, Nicole Stott, Andrew Fried, Dane Lillegard, Jordan Wynn, Ryan Hashemi, and Ien Chi are some of the most well-known performers on the film.
I'm grateful to everyone who devoted themselves to working with Greenwich as we release Accepted in theaters and out into the world, Chen said. To the people who led up their lives to a film producer, and the collaborators who poured themselves into this project, I'm grateful. It's been the lifetime experience.
Andy Bohn of Greenwich and Submarine's Ben Schwartz worked together to acquire the filmmakers.