Presented by: BCT Presents
Where: Buskirk-Chumley Theater
General Admission: $USD 5.00
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“Open the pod bay doors, HAL.”
An imposing black structure provides a connection between the past and the future in this 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.
2001: A Space Odyssey, produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick, was nominated for four Academy Awards and won for Best Visual Effects. It is widely considered to be one of the most influential films ever made. In 1991, it was deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” by the United States Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the National Film Registry. In 2010, it was named the greatest film of all time by The Moving Arts Film Journal.
Release Date: 1968
Run time: 2h 44m
MPAA rating: G
Screening format: Remastered, 4k DCP version
This film is part of the BCT’s Summer Sci-Fi Series. As with all films at the BCT, costumes are encouraged! Join us for all four films!
July 12 – Back to the Future (1985)
July 26 – 2001 A Space Odyssey (1968)
August 9 – Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
August 23 – The Matrix (1999)
Doors open at 7pm for this general admission event.
114 East Kirkwood Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana 47408
Owned by the City of Bloomington, the Buskirk-Chumley Theater is operated by BCT Management, Inc., a private non-profit organization. This theater, located one block east of the Courthouse Square, seats 600 with an orchestra level and a balcony. Concessions and items purchased from BLU Boy Cafe may be taken into the auditorium.
Restrooms, concessions, the box office, and the orchestra-level seats are all wheelchair accessible. Special seats are reserved for those using wheelchairs, which can be purchased via the box office at 812.323.3020. Street, lot, and garage parking is available across downtown Bloomington.