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MOVIE NIGHT AT NODE: 'Hackers' (1995)

Movie starts at 7pm

Hackers is a 1995 American crime film directed by Iain Softley and starring Jonny Lee MillerAngelina JolieRenoly SantiagoLaurence MasonMatthew LillardJesse BradfordLorraine Bracco, and Fisher Stevens. The film follows a group of high school hackers and their involvement in a corporate extortion conspiracy. Made in the 1990s when the Internetwas unfamiliar to the general public, it reflects the ideals laid out in the Hacker Manifesto quoted in the film: "This is our world now... the world of the electron and the switch [...] We exist without skin color, without nationality, without religious bias... and you call us criminals. [...] Yes, I am a criminal. My crime is that of curiosity." Hackers has achieved cult classic status.