50 years since 2001: A Space Odyssey hit the screens

It has been fifty years since 2001: A Space Odyssey come out on cinema screens and dazzled filmgoers.

    In 1968, the United States and the former Soviet Union were locked in a space race to land a man on the moon.

    It was during this time of Cold War tension and rivalry that 2001: A Space Odyssey come out on cinema screens and dazzled filmgoers.

     

    Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan went to the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, DC, to see an exhibition that honours the movie.


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