The film “Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal” tackles an issue close to home here in Southern California. The docu-drama follows a college admissions counselor who helped wealthy parents and celebrities buy their kids’ ways into prominent universities, including USC and UCLA. KPCC’s John Horn talked with the director of the film, Chris Smith, about exposing a system riddled with privilege and whether it’s changeable. The film’s available to stream on Netflix.
Chris Smith, director of “Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal”