Official ‘Accepted’ Document Trailer on TM Landry Preparatory School
by Alex Billington
June 6, 2022
“Remember – you control your own destiny. » Greenwich Entertainment has released an official trailer for a documentary film titled Accepted, which premiered last year at the Tribeca Film Festival. The film also stopped by the San Diego Asian Film Festival and the Los Angeles Pacific Asian Film Festival, and will be available online this summer. The film is about a place known as TM Landry, an unconventional prep school in Louisiana. They have received national attention for sending its graduates to elite universities with a 100% acceptance rate. However, when an explosive NY Times presentation (read it here) upsets the school, students face an uncertain future and must decide for themselves what they are willing to do to be accepted. The film follows four college students poised to excel before the expose threatens to derail their future. This trailer starts out so cheerful and uplifting, then gets intense at the end. Then this silence. Wow. This seems good.
Here’s the main official trailer (+ poster) for Dan Chen’s doc Accepteddirectly from YouTube:
In rural Louisiana, the TM Landry Preparatory School boasted of a remarkable 100% acceptance rate for its ambitious and disadvantaged high school graduates. Adherence to the strict discipline and unconventional curriculum created by its charismatic founder Mike Landry almost guaranteed admission to the nation’s most elite colleges, but did the means justify the ends? But when The New York Times reported on the secret to the school’s success, their expose blew the lid off Landry’s controversial methods, and the school crumbles under the scrutiny, leaving the fate of the students hanging in the balance. suspense. Accepted is directed by an up-and-coming filmmaker Dan Chen, making his directorial debut after numerous shorts and a few other TV series before. Produced by Dan Chen, Jesse Einstein, Jason Y. Lee and Mark Monroe. This originally premiered at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival last year. Greenwich Ent. will make its debut Accepted in select US theaters + on digital start July 1, 2022. For more information, visit their website.