Film Screening

Thursday, December 29, 2011
2001: A Space Odyssey

Part of Inspired by Dieter Rams

2001: A Space Odyssey

Date + Time

Thursday, December 29, 2011
7:00 p.m.


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).

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Image: Stanley Kubrick, 2001: A Space Odyssey (still), 1968; courtesy Photofest NYC; © MGM