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Gary Lockwood (Frank Poole) and Keir Dullea (David Bowman) in 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968. Dir. Stanley Kubrick). Image courtesy of Warner Bros.

Influencing the Odyssey: Films that Inspired Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke

Jan 17 — Feb 2, 2020

Stanley Kubrick was an omnivorous cinephile. While conceiving 2001: A Space Odyssey, he and his co-writer Arthur C. Clarke watched science-fiction films from around the world, Cinerama westerns, documentaries, and avant-garde movies, looking for artistic, technical, and narrative inspiration. This series features some of the films that clearly had an influence on Kubrick’s masterpiece.

For those interested in the full experience of seeing the film and the exhibition on the same day, there is a $25 combination ticket available.
Organized by Curator-at-Large David Schwartz