In celebration of the 45th anniversary of the Apollo-Soyuz docking and the ‘handshake in space’ which took place on July 17, 1975 between Soviet Cosmonaut Alexey Leonov and American astronaut Thomas Stafford, the U.S. Embassy and American Center in Moscow launch a series of monthly film screenings united by the theme of space and space exploration.
Today we are screening the epic science fiction film "2001: A Space Odyssey" produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick.
Film synopsis: After discovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the Lunar surface, mankind sets off on a quest to find its origins with help from intelligent supercomputer H.A.L. 9000.
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