New Directors/New Films 2013

A Hijacking

Showtimes

Film runs Fri, Mar 22 through Sun, Mar 24.

A Hijacking
Kapringen | Tobias Lindholm, 2012
Denmark | Danish and Somali with English subtitles | Format: DCP | 99 minutes

New York Premiere!

Director Tobias Lindholm and Producer RenĂ© Ezra in person at all screenings!

The March 22 screening is currently standby only. A standby line will form at the box office one hour prior to showtime. Any available tickets will be released to the line on a first come, first serve basis.

Online sales for screenings at MoMA end three hours prior to showtime. Any remaining tickets will be available at the MoMA Film desk beginning 30 minutes before showtime.

On its way to harbor, cargo ship MV Rozen is seized by pirates in the Indian Ocean. Moving between claustrophobic life on the ship and negotiations by the freight company in Denmark, Lindholm creates a climate of unbearable tension with an unexpected climax. The narrative is based on a true event, and his use of actual locations and people who have been in similar situations create palpable authenticity. Augmented by a terrific cast, Lindholm explores the danger of the disparity between impoverished nations and the developed world. A Magnolia Films release. Travel support provided by the Danish Film Institute.

Series: New Directors/New Films 2013

Venue: FSLC/MoMA

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