Higher Learning

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"Higher learning" is often used as a synonym for higher education

Higher Learning is a 1995 drama film, starring Omar Epps, Kristy Swanson, Ice Cube, Jennifer Connelly, Michael Rapaport, and Laurence Fishburne. It also featured model Tyra Banks' first performance in a theatrical movie.

Fishburne won an Image Award for "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture" for his performance; Ice Cube was also nominated for the award.

UCLA filled in for the fictional college the movie is set around in some of the exterior scenes.

In addition to "Higher", performed by Ice Cube, the soundtrack includes performances of newer material by OutKast, Liz Phair, Tori Amos and Rage Against the Machine, as well as older hits from Aretha Franklin, Curtis Mayfield, Al Green, and Cotton Mather.

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