- Thursday, December 29, 2011
2001: A Space Odyssey
Part of Inspired by Dieter Rams.
Date + TimeThursday, December 29, 2011
LocationPhyllis Wattis Theater
Stanley Kubrick, 1968, 141 min., 35mm
Kubrick's sci-fi masterpiece portrays a vision of humanity's trajectory — beginning with our primate progenitors' first use of tools and ending with human inquiry into the cosmos — revealing our transformed relationship to technology along the way. The metaphysical narrative is complemented by the meditative cinematography, stunning special effects, and an iconic soundtrack, all of which combine to sublime effect.
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).Buy tickets
Image: Stanley Kubrick, 2001: A Space Odyssey (still), 1968; courtesy Photofest NYC; © MGM