R988 Fall 2018 Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey
Monday, 11:50–1:15, Oct. 22
United Christian Parish
Instructor: Patty Z. Means
Coordinator: Nancy Scheeler
This presentation and discussion will reprise the accomplishments of the visionary film director Stanley Kubrick as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of his iconic film, 2001: A Space Odyssey, a film that shaped a generation's hopes and fears about artificial intelligence and our place in the universe. We’ll view and discuss scenes from this masterful film and celebrate its groundbreaking technical accomplishments, its ambiguities, and what it says about humanity.
Patty Zubeck Means is an instructor with the National Archives and an associate professor of English and Literature at Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC). She's taught at NVCC, University of Maryland, and The George Washington University. She has also worked as a film director and film editor.