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USA | 2015 | 118 Minutes | Spike Lee

December 3 - 17, 2015

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Ends Dec 17
Iconoclast director Spike Lee returns with this hard-hitting, modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek comedy "Lysistrata" that tells the story of a group of women who organize against the ongoing violence in Chicago's Southside, creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex, and violence around the world.

"★★★★! Finally, a picture that’s as current as tomorrow’s headlines...bursting with vitality and purpose. It has the feel of a movie made by a young man...yet it’s the work of a seasoned veteran who brings everything he’s learned over a long career to the picture." – Seattle Times

  • Director: Spike Lee
  • Principal Cast: Teyonah Parris, Samuel L. Jackson, Nick Cannon, John Cusack, Jennifer Hudson, Angela Bassett, Wesley Snipes, Dave Chappelle
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 2015
  • Running Time: 118 Minutes