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The Matrix

Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Location: Redstone Theater

Dir. The Wachowskis. 1999, 136 mins. 35mm. With Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss. Take the red pill or the blue pill. Either way you will still get to enjoy Lilly and Lana Wachowski’s epochal cyberpunk sci-fi film, which, in telling the story of a computer programmer named Neo who is privileged to see the world beneath our world, revolutionized action filmmaking for the coming millennium. With its cool style, slow-motion “bullet time” signature, and pop-existential themes, The Matrix spawned sequels and parodies, but nothing came close to repeating the power of the original.

Tickets: $15 ($11 seniors and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / free for children under 3 and Museum members at the Film Lover and Kids Premium levels and above). Order tickets online. (Members may contact [email protected] with questions regarding online reservations.)