Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028 Map
Sat, Oct 20, 2018
6:30pm

GERMAN CURRENTS 2018
Double Feature!
IN THE AISLES / TRANSIT
Presented by the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles and the American Cinematheque, and in cooperation with the German Consulate General, and with the support of German Films, Deutsche Welle (DW), Pixomondo and Friends of Goethe.
Los Angeles Premiere!

IN THE AISLES
IN DEN GÄNGEN
2018, Music Box Films, 125 min, Germany, Dir: Thomas Stuber

A moving portrait of blue-collar workers, IN THE AISLES follows Christian (Franz Rogowski), an aspiring forklift driver, as he acclimates to a new job in a wholesale market in an eastern German province. Although the bleak, mundane life of an overnight stocker quickly sets in, Christian finds himself in the middle of a complicated romance with one of his coworkers, played by TONI ERDMANN star Sandra Hüller. Thanks to its arresting visual design and bold music choices, the film strikes a delicate balance between hopeless monotony and charming romanticism. A Golden Bear nominee at the Berlinale and winner of best lead actor at the German Film Awards. “A poignant and richly sympathetic film.” – Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian.


Los Angeles Premiere!

TRANSIT
2018, Music Box Films, 101 min, Germany/France, Dir: Christian Pezold

Staged in modern dress, acclaimed director Christian Pezold’s (PHOENIX) adaptation of the 1942 novel of the same name follows a man on the run from advancing German troops in France. While fleeing, Georg (Franz Rogowski) acquires documents promising a Mexican visa to an author who had committed suicide in a French hotel. Identity, morality and the meaning of human connection are all brought into question in a thriller that resonates with refugee crises past and present. Also starring Paula Beer and Godehard Giese. “A film that shivers with the awareness of absence, distance and the relentless, elastic course of time’s arrow.” - Guy Lodge, Variety.


IN THE AISLES in German with English subtitles. TRANSIT in German and French with English subtitles. | Screening format: DCP
Egyptian Theatre • Sat, Oct 20, 2018 • 6:30pm

Films in this Series at the Egyptian

Opening Night! Actress Annika Meier In Person!
Fri, Oct 19, 2018 - 7:30pm
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Sat, Oct 20, 2018 - 4:00pm
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Sat, Oct 20, 2018 - 8:00pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
Free Screening! Family Matinee!
Sun, Oct 21, 2018 - 1:00pm
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Emily Atef & Thomas W. Kiennast In Person!
Sun, Oct 21, 2018 - 5:00pm
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