2001 was released fifty years ago. “It is the most important film ever made. That’s how I felt when I saw it in Chicago, first-run, in the fall of 1968; after countless viewings through a five-decade timespan, my feelings have not wavered,” says John. Jeff will interview John about his opinions and researches, and we will have a general discussion of Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece, its mythos, and archetypal implications. John will describe how the film is quintessential in his theory of cinemaesthesia.