• Publication date: June 6, 2011

Higher Learning

As Malik embarks on university-life in Columbus University thanks to his athletics scholarship for his abilities in track, through Fudge, Professor Phipps and others he begins to question his existing views of university and the multi-cultural society…

  • Publication date: June 6, 2011

Higher Learning

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 1995

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June 14, 2015 18:00 (KSA) ~ June 14, 2015 17:00 (CLT)

Malik embarks on university-life in Columbus University thanks to his athletics scholarship for his abilities in track. Through Fudge’s constant challenge of his views on racism and politics in America, to Professor Phipps’ insistence that neither Malik’s color nor his ability on a race track will affect his political science grade, and through others still, Malik will begin to question his existing views of university and the multi-cultural society he once took for granted


  • Omar Epps as Malik Williams
  • Michael Rapaport as Remy
  • Jennifer Connelly as Taryn
  • Kristy Swanson as Kristen Connor
  • Ice Cube as Fudge
  • Jason Wiles as Wayne
  • Tyra Banks as Deja
  • Laurence Fishburne as Professor Maurice Phipps
  • Busta Rhymes as Dreads
  • Gwyneth Paltrow as Uncredited Student

Directed by:  John Singleton

Rating:  R for scenes of violence and sexuality, and for strong language.