Jean Cocteau Cinema | Off the Rails
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Off the Rails

First Show: Friday, Mar 17 2017
Last Show: Thursday, Mar 23 2017

Runtime: 86 min

NR / 2016

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     Adam Irving


     Tchavdar Georgiev,  Adam Irving


     Charles Bilal,  Courtney Brown,  Sally Butler


OFF THE RAILS tells the remarkable true story of Darius McCollum, a man with Asperger’s syndrome whose overwhelming love of transit has landed him in jail 32 times for impersonating New York City bus drivers and subway conductors and driving their routes. As a boy in Queens, NY, Darius found sanctuary from school bullies in the subway. There he befriended transit workers who taught him to drive trains. By age 8, he memorized the entire subway system. At 15, he drove a packed train 8 stops by himself, making all the stops and announcements. Over the next three decades, Darius commandeered hundreds of trains and buses, staying en route and on schedule, without ever getting paid. He attended transit worker union meetings, lobbying for better pay and working conditions for a union he didn’t belong to. Although Darius has never damaged any property or hurt anyone in his decades of service, he has spent 23 years in maximum security prison. Darius’ recidivism embodies the criminal justice system’s failure to channel the passions of a harmless, mentally challenged man into a productive career and purposeful life.


Thursday 30, March

2:10 PM

Saturday 1, April

2:40 PM

Monday 3, April

4:30 PM

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