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2001: A Space Odyssey at Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas
August 27 @ 1:00 pm
2001: A Space Odyssey
part of Beep Boop, Beep Boop: A Sci-Fi Film Festival
Price: $10 | $8 ages 25 and under & senior* | $7.50 ArtsQuest Member
Venue: Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas
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Festival Pass: $59 | $54 ages 25 & under and senior* | $49 ArtsQuest Members
Buy Festival Pass: https://www.steelstacks.org/event/14843/2001-a-space-odyssey/
*Ages 25 and under & senior discounts apply at the box office only.
1968 | G | 2 hrs 29 min
Directed by: Stanley Kubrick
Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter, Leonard Rossiter
“I’m sorry Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that.” Hal 9000 2001: A Space Odyssey Stanley Kubrick redefined the limits of filmmaking in his classic science fiction masterpiece, a contemplation on the nature of humanity, 2001: A Space Odyssey. Stone Age Earth: In the presence of a mysterious black obelisk, pre-humans discover the use of tools–and weapons–violently taking first steps toward intelligence. 1999: On Earth’s moon astronauts uncover another mysterious black obelisk. 2001: Between Earth and Jupiter, the spacecraft’s intelligent computer makes a mistake that kills most of the human crew–then continues to kill to hide its error. Beyond Time: The sole survivor of the journey to Jupiter ascends to the next level of humanity. Based on the short story The Sentinel by Arthur C. Clarke.
THIS FILM WILL OFFER A 15-MINUTE INTERMISSION
This screening will be followed by a Q&A talkback with Joe Frinzi, author of Kubrick’s Monolith, a definitive study about the film, 2001: A Space Odyssey
Joe R. Frinzi has been a professional writer since 1981. In 1998 he began writing a monthly film column, “The Art of Cinema,” for the Lehigh Valley Arts paper, The Easton Irregular. He also was a contributing writer to the AOL Internet news service, Patch.com. In addition to his book, Kubrick’s Monolith, a definitive study about the film, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Mr. Frinzi has a collected anthology of his columns from The Easton Irregular titled, Movies On My Mind, and an illustrated children’s book series, made in collaboration with former Disney artist, Cotty Kilbanks, titled Princess Bria of Pickelot. He also has written a humorous pet book, My Life with a Human: A Memoir by Kafka the Kat, and has several other book projects in the works. Mr. Frinzi is a lifelong resident of Easton, PA.