A deep dive into the fraudulent methods used by Rick Singer to get the children of rich and famous families into top U.S. universities.
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. From Chris Smith and Jon Karmen, the filmmakers behind Fyre, and starring Matthew Modine as Rick Singer.
If in the end you feel discomfort, it means that you have worked, you are tired, you have struggled while some people enjoy privileges without even having used the neurons of their brain. Calm down, nothing lasts forever, everything will be exposed. Live your life and decide that the world is not what we think it is. What is not redeemed is dignity, even when you know that with difficulty you will succeed at least you will know that you can sleep peacefully at every night.