Happy New Year from Museum Films! Our January schedule features official Oscar submissions from Austria and Spain, highlights from Sight & Sound magazine’s Greatest Films of All Time Critics’ Poll, two artful new takes on the haunted house thriller, a pair of heartwarming festival award winners, beautifully restored black-and-white classics and mid-career masterpieces by Abbas Kiarostami.
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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
Tickets to Kiarostami Film Retrospective screenings are free for OKCMOA members and with same-day museum or Art After 5 admission. Visit the admissions desk or the theater box office to purchase tickets.
CLOSE-UP – KIAROSTAMI FILM RETROSPECTIVE | Abbas Kiarostami | 1990 | subtitled | 98 minutes | NR
Thurs., Jan. 5 @ 7:30 pm | Sight and Sound’s Greatest Films of All Time
Voted one of the twenty greatest films ever made, Kiarostami’s groundbreaking fiction-documentary hybrid chronicles the strange case of a man arrested for impersonating a famous Iranian filmmaker.
CORSAGE | Marie Kreutzer | 2022 | subtitled | 113 minutes | NR
Fri., Jan. 6 @ 5:30 & 8 pm | Sat., Jan. 7 @ 5:30 & 8 pm | Sun., Jan. 8 @ 12:30 & 3 pm | Awards Season Preview
Austria’s official 2023 Oscar submission is a visually stunning contemporary waltz through one year in the life of Empress Elisabeth of Austria (Vicky Krieps), whose 40th birthday prompts a rebellion against her royal duties.
JEANNE DIELMAN, 23, QUAI DU COMMERCE, 1080 BRUXELLES | Chantal Akerman | 1975 | subtitled | 201 minutes | NR
Sat., Jan. 7 @ 1:30 pm | Sight and Sound’s Greatest Films of All Time
Voted the best film of all time in the 2022 Sight and Sound critics’ poll, Chantal Akerman’s epic feminist masterpiece details the catastrophic breakdown of a widowed housewife’s daily routine.
AND LIFE GOES ON – KIAROSTAMI FILM RETROSPECTIVE | Abbas Kiarostami | 1992 | subtitled | 95 minutes | NR
Thurs., Jan. 12 @ 7:30 pm | Abbas Kiarostami’s Koker Trilogy
The autobiographical second installment of the Koker trilogy follows a filmmaker who travels back to the location of his previous film, Where is the Friend’s House?, in the wake of an earthquake.
THE ETERNAL DAUGHTER | Joanna Hogg | 2022 | In English | 96 minutes | PG-13
Fri., Jan. 13 @ 5:30 pm | Sat., Jan. 14 @ 2 & 5:30 pm | Sun., Jan. 15 @ 12:30 & 3 pm | Haunted Houses
This haunting mystery from director Joanna Hogg (The Souvenir) features a mesmerizing performance from indie icon Tilda Swinton as a woman forced to confront past memories while visiting an eerily empty old manor.
SKINAMARINK | Kyle Edward Ball | 2022 | In English | 100 minutes | NR
Fri., Jan. 13 @ 8 pm | Sat., Jan. 14 @ 8 pm | Sat., Jan. 28 @ 8 pm | Haunted Houses
The art-horror sensation of the year, Skinamarink is a hypnotic, Lynchian voyage into a murky labyrinth of half-forgotten childhood nightmares.
THROUGH THE OLIVE TREES – KIAROSTAMI FILM RETROSPECTIVE | Abbas Kiarostami | 1994 | subtitled | 103 minutes | G
Thurs., Jan. 19 @ 7:30 pm | Abbas Kiarostami’s Koker Trilogy
The playful final film in Kiarostami’s celebrated Koker trilogy offers a fictionalized behind-the-scenes look at the making of And Life Goes On.
BROKER | Hirokazu Kore-eda | 2022 | subtitled | 129 minutes | R
Fri., Jan. 20 @ 5:30 & 8:15 pm | Sat., Jan. 21 @ 2 & 8 pm | Sun., Jan. 22 @ 12:30 & 3:15 pm
From Oscar-nominated writer-director Hirokazu Kore-eda (Shoplifters) and Cannes Best Actor winner Song Kang-ho (Parasite), Broker is a touching and beautifully crafted crowd-pleaser about an unconventional family formed under the strangest of circumstances.
TALES FROM THE GIMLI HOSPITAL (REDUX) | Guy Maddin | 1988/2022 | In English | 63 minutes | NR
Sat., Jan. 21 @ 5:30 pm | New 4K restoration!
Returning to theaters in a director-supervised 4K restoration, Guy Maddin’s dreamlike first feature explores the jealousy and madness that erupts between two 19th-century hospital patients in the small Canadian town of Gimli.
TASTE OF CHERRY – KIAROSTAMI FILM RETROSPECTIVE | Abbas Kiarostami | 1997 | subtitled | 99 minutes | NR
Thurs., Jan. 26 @ 7:30 pm
Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 1997 Cannes film festival, this meditative drama accompanies a middle-aged man on a soul-searching drive through the hilly outskirts of Tehran.
ALCARRÀS | Carla Simón | 2022 | subtitled | 120 minutes | NR
Fri., Jan. 27 @ 5:30 pm | Sat., Jan. 28 @ 2 pm | Sun., Jan. 29 @ 12:30 pm | Awards Season Preview
Winner of the top prize at the 2022 Berlin Film Festival and Spain’s official 2023 Oscar submission, this luminous and beautifully crafted drama follows a family of peach farmers in present-day Catalonia.
THE TRIAL | Orson Welles | 1962 | In English | 119 minutes | NR
Fri., Jan. 27 @ 8 pm | Sat., Jan. 28 @ 5:30 pm | Sun., Jan. 29 @ 3 pm | New 4K restoration!
Screening in a new 60th-anniversary restoration, Orson Welles’ stunning adaptation of Franz Kafka’s absurdist masterpiece stars Anthony Perkins (Psycho) as the embattled Josef K.