Auteur August: The Wachowskis

The Wachowskis

August 12–18, 2022

Auteur August

From the lust-soaked neo-noir Bound to the culture-defining world of The Matrix, filmmaking duo Lana and Lilly Wachowski have been building worlds and pushing boundaries since 1996. Catch their entire filmography playing on SIFF screens August 12-18.

Passes are available for each director's weeklong series, as well as ticket 6-packs which can be used for any Auteur August film (regardless of director).

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The Wachowskis
August 12 - 18

Friday, August 12
4:30pm - Bound
7:00pm - The Matrix

Saturday, August 13 - MATRIX MARATHON
11:00am - The Matrix
2:00pm - The Matrix Reloaded
5:00pm - The Matrix Revolutions
8:00pm - The Matrix Resurrections

Sunday, August 14
3:30pm - Speed Racer
6:30pm - Jupiter Ascending

Tuesday, August 16
6:30pm - Bound

Wednesday, August 17
6:30pm - Speed Racer

Thursday, August 18
6:30pm - Cloud Atlas

From the lust-soaked neo-noir Bound to the culture-defining world of The Matrix, filmmaking duo Lana and Lilly Wachowski have been building worlds, pushing boundaries, and telling stories of emerging consciousness, the paradox of choice, and the transcendence of self since 1996.

“Love liberates all” has been the dominant theme for the Wachowskis, even behind their most monumental CGI spectacles like Jupiter Ascending and Speed Racer. They travel space and time in Cloud Atlas, using a mosaic of humanity to tell the narrative. Their bold characters are constantly pushing to discover their true selves, and the true world around them. Lana and Lilly Wachowski stand tall as two of the most prominent trans women in entertainment history, and have changed the landscape of the modern blockbuster forever with the Matrix saga alone.

Bound

USA | 1996 | 109 min. | Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski

Now Playing - Aug 16, 2022

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

A tough ex-con and her lover Violet concoct a scheme to steal stashed mob money and pin the blame on Violet's crooked boyfriend.

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Cloud Atlas

USA | 2012 | 172 min. | Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski, Tom Tykwer

August 18, 2022

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Tom Hanks, Halle Berry and Hugo Weaving head a stellar international cast in this visionary, time-tripping science-fiction epic.

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Jupiter Ascending

USA | 2015 | 127 min. | Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski

August 14, 2022

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

A woman discovers her destiny as an heiress of intergalactic nobility and must fight to protect the inhabitants of Earth from a destructive industry.

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Speed Racer

USA | 2008 | 135 min. | Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski

Now Playing - Aug 17, 2022

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Young driver Speed Racer aspires to be champion of the racing world with the help of his family and his high-tech automobile.

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The Matrix

USA | 1999 | 136 min. | Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski

August 12 - 13, 2022

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

When a stranger leads Neo to a forbidding underworld, he discovers the shocking truth—the life he knows is the elaborate deception of an evil cyber-intelligence.

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The Matrix Reloaded

USA | 2003 | 138 min. | Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski

August 13, 2022

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Neo, Trinity, and Morpheus continue to lead the revolt against the Machine Army, unleashing their arsenal of extraordinary skills against the forces of repression and exploitation.

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The Matrix Resurrections

USA | 2021 | 148 min. | Lana Wachowski

August 13, 2022

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Return to a world of two realities: everyday life vs. what lies behind it. To find out if his reality is a construct, Mr. Anderson will have to choose to follow the white rabbit once more.

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The Matrix Revolutions

USA | 2003 | 129 min. | Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski

August 13, 2022

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front.

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