2001: A Space Odyssey
Friday, March 13, 2015
One of the greatest science fiction films of all time, 2001: A Space Odyssey is celebrated for its technological realism, innovative Oscar®-winning special effects and brilliant use of music. The film brought worldwide fame to the opening of Richard Strauss’ Also Sprach Zarathustra and the music of György Ligeti, and includes one of cinema's most memorable scenes—a spaceship floating through space to Johann Strauss’ Blue Danube Waltz. See Stanley Kubrick’s compelling masterpiece about the ascent of mankind accompanied live by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in what is sure to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Presented in association with Warner Bros, Southbank Centre London and the British Film Institute.