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Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition

Step inside the world of Stanley Kubrick, one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century.

One of the must-see cultural events of 2019 according to the BBC, Time Out London, Evening Standard, Dazed Digital and more

‘Don’t miss this wonderful exhibition’ – Steven Spielberg

What to expect

The exhibition tells the story of Stanley Kubrick the obsessive genius, exploring his unique command of the creative design process of film making, from storyteller to director to editor.

You'll see step by step how Kubrick created genre-defining worlds for his films and relive iconic scenes from The Shining, Eyes Wide Shut, A Clockwork Orange, Full Metal Jacket and 2001: A Space Odyssey. Get an exclusive insight into his mind through rare objects, projections and interviews exploring Kubrick’s special relationship with England and particularly London, as his primary film location and source of inspiration.

The exhibition features about 700 objects, films and interviews. Expect to see a detailed model of the Centrifuge-set that Kubrick had developed for 2001: A Space Odyssey; film props such as the infamous Born-to-Kill helmet worn by Private Joker in Full Metal Jacket, costumes designed for A Clockwork Orange and Barry Lyndon and much more.

Age guidance: The general age guidance is 12+. However, please note that the some of the exhibition film rooms contain scenes of an adult nature and are not suitable for those below the age of 18.

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Kubrick's Innovations

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Kubrick's Design Collaborations

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A Clockwork Orange, directed by Stanley Kubrick (1970-71; GB/United States). Alex DeLarge (Malcolm McDowell) in the Korova Milkbar. Still image. © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, directed by Stanley Kubrick (1963-64; GB/United States). The Conference table in the War Room. Still image. © Sony/Columbia Pictures Industries Inc.

2001: A Space Odyssey, directed by Stanley Kubrick (1965–68; GB/United States). Stanley Kubrick on set during the filming. Production photo. © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

2001: A Space Odyssey, directed by Stanley Kubrick (1965–68; GB/United States). Stanley Kubrick on set during the filming. Production photo. © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

Barry Lyndon, directed by Stanley Kubrick (1973-1975; GB/United States). © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

The Shining, directed by Stanley Kubrick (1978-1980; GB/United States). The daughters of former caretaker Grady (Lisa and Louise Burns). © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

2001: A Space Odyssey, directed by Stanley Kubrick (1965–68; GB/United States). Production photo. © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

Full Metal Jacket, directed by Stanley Kubrick. (1985-1987; GB/United States) © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

Kubrick season at BFI Southbank

April - May 2019

Watch Stanley Kubrick's masterpieces on the big screen. You can enjoy a 30% discount to films part of this season by showing a valid ticket for Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition at the BFI ticket desk.

BFI are official programme partner for Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition.

An exhibition by the DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum, Christiane Kubrick, Jan Harlan and The Stanley Kubrick Archive at University of the Arts London, with the support of Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Sony-Columbia Pictures Industries Inc., Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios Inc., Universal Studios Inc., and SK Film Archives LLC.

Background Image | 2001: A Space Odyssey, directed by Stanley Kubrick (1965–68; GB/United States). Still image. © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.