- Multiple Dates
Date + TimeSaturday, April 18, 2009, 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 23, 2009, 7:00 p.m.
LocationPhyllis Wattis Theater
François Truffaut, 1966, 112 min., 16mm
This adaptation of Ray Bradbury's classic novel explores the extremes of censorship, centering around a society where all printed material is banned. Guy Montag, a fireman whose job it is to burn books, begins to question his job when he meets Clarisse and begins to steal, and read, the forbidden literature.
Admission + Ticketing
$5 general; free for SFMOMA members or with museum admission (requires a free ticket, which can be picked up in the Haas Atrium). Tickets are available at the museum (with no surcharge) or online. Double features: films offered on the same date are included in one ticket.Buy tickets
Image: François Truffaut, Fahrenheit 451 (still), 1966; photo courtesy Photofest NYC