Museum Films’ August schedule has a little something for everyone! We’re proud to present newly restored masterpieces by Krzysztof Kieślowski and Luis Buñuel, heartwarming indie blockbuster Marcel the Shell With Shoes On, a documentary portrait of rock legend Leonard Cohen, a suspenseful Romanian drama, a surrealist culinary comedy, and a beautifully bittersweet British love story.
Thurs., Aug. 4 @ 5:30
Fashioned from rare archival footage, this incandescent Sundance documentary tells the amazing true story of French scientists Katia and Maurice Krafft, whose shared passion for volcanoes mirrored their love for each other.
Thurs., Aug. 4 @ 8 pm | Fri. Aug. 5 @ 5:30 pm
Winner of Best First Feature at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival, this suspenseful, sun-soaked drama charts the changing dynamic between a restless teenager and her oppressive father after a family friend arrives at their isolated Croatian home. Executive produced by Martin Scorsese.
Fri., Aug. 5 @ 8 pm | Sat., Aug. 6 @ 2 pm | Krzysztof Kieślowski’s Three Colors Trilogy
Winner of Best Film and Best Actress at the 1993 Venice Film Festival, Blue stars Juliette Binoche as a young woman struggling to build a new life after the death of her husband and daughter.
Sat., Aug. 6 @ 5:30 pm | Sun., Aug. 7 @ 12:30 pm | Krzysztof Kieślowski’s Three Colors Trilogy
Split between Paris and Warsaw, this playful dark comedy follows a hapless Polish hairdresser who plots revenge against his beautiful French ex-wife (Julie Delpy of Before Sunrise).
Sat., Aug. 6 @ 8 pm | Sun., Aug. 7 @ 3 pm | Krzysztof Kieślowski’s Three Colors Trilogy
Nominated for three Academy Awards, Red spins a chance meeting between a fashion model and a retired judge into a magnificent meditation on fate and coincidence.
Thurs., Aug. 11 @ 7 pm | Sat., Aug. 13 @ 8 pm | New 4K restoration!
Screening in a 50th anniversary 4K restoration, Luis Buñuel’s surrealist masterpiece follows a group of six well-to-do friends whose dinner plans are continuously upended by bizarre events.
Fri., Aug. 12 @ 5:30 & 7:30 pm | Sat., Aug. 13 @ 2 & 5:30 pm | Sun., Aug. 14 @ 12:30 & 3 pm | Thurs., Aug. 18 @ 7 pm | Fri., Aug. 19 @ 5:30 pm | Sat., Aug. 20 @ 2 pm | Sun. Aug. 21 @ 12:30 pm
A beloved short-film hero makes his big-screen debut in this celebrated indie blockbuster, a hilarious and heartwarming story about finding connection in the smallest corners from actress Jenny Slate, director Dean Fleischer-Camp, and A24.
Fri., Aug. 19 @ 8 pm | Sat., Aug. 20 @ 8 pm
A dysfunctional sonic collective – a band devoted to the sounds of the culinary arts navigates creative and interpersonal clashes in this absurdly original feast for the senses from the singular Peter Strickland (The Duke of Burgundy).
Sat., Aug. 20 @ 5:30 pm | Sun., Aug. 21 @ 3 pm
Note: The Sunday, August 21 screening will be presented with on-screen captions.
A British Pakistani landlord and an Irish-born single mother bond over their love of music in this tumultuous, fiercely affecting romantic drama from acclaimed British writer-director Clio Barnard.
Thurs., Aug. 25 @ 7:30 pm | Special one-night presentation!
Romanian auteur Radu Muntean’s latest is a wry, incisive and suspenseful drama about the limits of generosity, as a trio of volunteers delivering relief to a remote village are led on an unsettling detour by a local.
Fri., Aug. 26 @ 5:30 & 8 pm | Sat., Aug. 27 @ 2, 5:30 & 8 pm | Sun., Aug. 28 @ 12:30 & 3 pm |
Bringing together a wealth of rare performance footage and never-before-seen archival materials, this long-awaited documentary offers a definitive exploration of singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen as seen through the prism of his internationally renowned song, “Hallelujah.”
As always, OKCMOA Film Society Members (including Fellow, Friend, and Sustainer members) receive $5 tickets to Museum Films screenings. To learn more about joining the Film Society, visit: https://www.okcmoa.com/filmsociety