Star Keir Dullea in person at December 21 screening!

Mankind evolves from ape to astronaut to celestial being, while scientists Dave Bowman (Keir Dullea) and Frank Poole (Gary Lockwood) do battle with artificial intelligence and try to crack the mystery of some large black monoliths, in Stanley Kurbick and Arthur C. Clarke’s oft-imitated, never equaled sci-fi head trip. Praised and derided in nearly equal measure by critics at the time; now regularly cited as one of the greatest films ever made. Nominated for four 1969 Oscars (though not Best Picture) and a winner for Kubrick’s landmark visual effects—the only official Academy recognition he received in his career.

  • 1968
  • USA/UK
  • 70mm
  • 141 minutes