Available May 28 at noon—June 10 at 11:59 pm only
An African immigrant struggles to make a new life for himself in the big city in director/co-writer Burhan Qurbani’s (We Are Young. We Are Strong.) audacious, neon-lit reinterpretation of Alfred Döblin’s eponymous 1929 novel. After surviving his perilous journey, Francis vows to be a good man, but he soon realizes how difficult it is to be righteous while undocumented in Germany—without papers, without a nationality, and without a work permit. When he receives an enticing offer for easy money from the psychopathic gangster Reinhold (Albrecht Schuch) Francis initially resists temptation, but eventually he is sucked into Berlin’s underworld and his life spirals out of control.
Pricing and Film Availability Info:
- Admission to the series will be sold either as an all-access pass or à la carte, available only in the JBFC Virtual Marquee.
- Pricing is $70 (members), $85 (nonmembers) for the all-access pass, or $10 (members), $12 (nonmembers) per film.
- All films will be available for the entire length of the series—films will become available at noon on May 28 and will be available until 11:59pm on June 10. Once a film is started, passholders will have 48 hours to finish, regardless of when in the series they start the film.
- The films in this series can and may sell out, so we encourage ticket and pass purchasers to secure their access by unlocking their films ASAP.