"Transit"

(Oct. 9 & 14) — In Christian Petzold’s brilliant and haunting adaptation of German-Jewish novelist Anna Seghers’s 1942 book "Transit Visa," a hollowed-out European refugee (Franz Rogowski), who has escaped from two concentration camps, arrives in Marseille assuming the identity of a dead novelist whose papers he is carrying. There he enters the arid, threadbare world of the refugee community, and becomes enmeshed in the lives of a desperate young mother and son and a mysterious woman named Marie (Paula Beer). "Transit "is a film told in two tenses: 1940 and right now, historic past and immediate present.

Q&A with Franz Rogowski on October 9.

At Alice Tully Hall on Oct. 9; at Walter Reade Theater on Oct. 14.

WHEN AND HOW OFTEN

Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 12:00pm

ORGANIZATION

EVENT LOCATION

Various locations at Lincoln Center New York, NY 10023

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Film & Television