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A sharply funny human interest story that will be hard to forget...imagine a feature length version of an excellent, complex Humans of New York story.
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Off the Rails

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. Although Darius has never damaged any property or hurt anyone in his decades of service, he has spent 23 years in a 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.

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Music Hall, 11.04.16 - 11.10.16
Rated NR
Genre: African-American Experience, Criminal Justice, Documentary
Runtime: 89 min
Language: English

Director: Adam Irving
Writer(s): Tchavdar Georgiev Adam Irving
Cast: Darius McCollum
FEATURED REVIEW: Jennie Kermode, Eye for Film
When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? Back in the Seventies, one of the most popular answers was "an engine driver." Being a bus driver was also much esteemed; kids would battle to get the front seat up top so they could pretend to be the driver. ...