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Science Night Live: Film Screening and Discussion of 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) and discussion with Producer Jan Harlan
Science Night Live presents a film screening of 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), directed by Stanley Kubrick in the Cradle of Aviation's Dome Theater. The film will be shown in it's original 35mm format.
A discussion will follow the screening led by Jan Harlan, film producer and the brother of Christiane Kubrick, director Stanley Kubrick’s widow.
Science Night Live is Hofstra University’s public lecture series that features exciting science research presented by some of the top scientists and lecturers in their fields. Science is important in our everyday lives, and these timely lectures are sure to inspire and challenge us in unexpected ways.
This event is FREE, however, seating is limited and on a first come, first served basis!
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About 2001 A Space Odyssey
An imposing black structure provides a connection between the past and the future in this enigmatic adaptation of a short story by revered sci-fi author Arthur C. Clarke. When Dr. Dave Bowman (Keir Dullea) and other astronauts are sent on a mysterious mission, their ship's computer system, HAL, begins to display increasingly strange behavior, leading up to a tense showdown between man and machine that results in a mind-bending trek through space and time.