Summer Film Series: "Dr. Strangelove, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb"

Thursday, May 4, 2017
6:30 PM

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(1964, 103 minutes, PG)

The Summer Film Series returns, this year showcasing the power of black and white. Discover how directors have used this monochromatic style, by choice or by necessity, to achieve a variety of effects, as you explore each film with local film historian Jacob Greenberg. A black-and-white short film will precede each screening. Members can purchase a series ticket and attend all four concerts for the price of three.

As potent today as when debuted 53 years ago, this biting satire about nuclear war stars the inimitable Peter Sellers in multiple roles including that of Dr. Strangelove, an ex-Nazi nuclear war expert, and George C. Scott as a US Air Force General. Directed by Stanley Kubrick (The Shining; A Clockwork Orange), Dr. Strangelove was nominated for multiple Oscars including Best Picture, and is widely considered one of the greatest political comedies of all time.


$6 Members
$10 Students/youth
$12 Nonmembers
$18 Member Series Ticket

Purchase tickets by clicking the REGISTER button above, visiting the Museum Admission Desk, or calling (916) 808-1182. Limited tickets may be available at the Admission Desk the day of the film.

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