share this

COVID-19 Policies
Stay up to date on our plans.
Share This Search
Cinematheque

Cinematheque . Film Schedule . JODOROWSKY’S DUNE

Film Details

JODOROWSKY’S DUNE

France, United States | 2013 | Frank Pavich

JODOROWSKY’S DUNE film still

Chilean-French auteur Alejandro Jodorowsky looks back at a movie of his that was never made—a grand, multi-million-dollar film version of Frank Herbert's epic sci-fi novel Dune. Conceived in the early 1970s, Jodo’s grand project was to have been the follow-up to his cult hits El Topo and The Holy Mountain. With art direction by H.R. Giger, special effects by Dan O'Bannon, music by Pink Floyd, and a cast consisting of Orson Welles, Salvador Dali, Mick Jagger, and David Carradine, Dune was going to be a movie to remember. But it lacked sufficient financing. This documentary unearths and animates some of the hundreds of drawings and sketches from the project that still survive, and they give a sense of what might have been. Equally animated is the ebullient, then 85-year-old Jodorowsky, who walks us through his visionary almost-masterpiece that influenced Star Wars, Alien, and other subsequent sci-fi classics—even without being made! DCP. 90 min.

How we're keeping you safe from the Delta variant. The Cleveland Institute of Art is doing its utmost to keep you safe from transmitting or catching Covid. Masks are required for all filmgoers. Your temperature will be taken upon entering the building, and a wristband (handed out by security) must be worn while in the building. Social distancing is being maintained in the lobby, restrooms, and theater. In the auditorium, certain seats are blocked off, and capacity is reduced. Top-of-the-line MERV 15 air filters purify the air. Sanitation stations dot the premises.

We continue to accept both cash and credit cards at the box office. Temporarily there is no access to CIA's upper floors (including vending machines). Free parking is available in Lot 73 and the annex lot. (Both are off E. 117th St. south of Euclid Ave.) Entrance to the building is through Entrance C, off Lot 73, and (until 9 pm on weekdays and 6 pm on weekends) Entrance A, on E. 116th St.

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation!

Buy advance tickets to Cinematheque films here.

Related Films:
DUNE (1984)

Thursday 11/11
Sunday 11/14
8:35pm
6:30pm
Back to film schedule
Cinematheque

Cinematheque
at the Cleveland Institute of Art
11610 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
216.421.7450
[contact]

Purchase tickets

View schedule and purchase tickets online now!

Single Film Admission

General Admission: $11
Member: $8 (includes CIA and CSU I.D. holders)
Age 25 & under: $8 (proof of age required)
Additional film on the same day: $8 (or the member price for that film)
Note: Certain films cost more. Exceptions are noted.

No refunds unless screening is canceled.