Schooled: The Price of College Sports
THIS COMPELLING DOCUMENTARY
examines the business of college football and basketball and the NCAA's treatment of its athletes. Based on the controversial article “The Shame of College Sports” by historian Taylor Branch, this hard-hitting expose tells a story of how college sports became a billion dollar industry built on dedicated young athletes who are deprived of numerous rights. Weaving interviews, archival and behind-the-scenes footage, the documentary sheds a new light on all college sports programs. Narrated by Sam Rockwell and featuring interviews with TV sportscaster Bob Costas, Houston Texans star running back Arian Foster, and other figureheads of American sports.
“Expands author Taylor Branch’s indictment of the NCAA to forge its own lacerating documentary." -Variety
“Sobering and true” -New York Daily News