Participant Media, Paramount Home Media Distribution, and Samuel Goldwyn Films are collaborating to release CNN Films’ Ivory Tower. Director Andrew Rossi explores the US higher education system in crisis and premiered at Sundance.

Ivory Towerwill open theatrically through Samuel Goldwyn Films in June.

Paramount Home Media Distribution will handle the subsequent home entertainment release and will distribute outside the US.

Participant will mount a social action campaign for Ivory Tower in support of the film’s theatrical release.

Josh Braun of Submarine and Stacey Wolf of CNN negotiated on behalf of CNN Films and the producers.