Museum Films’ annual celebration of the best of classic and contemporary French cinema returns to the Noble Theater this month, alongside a star-studded Spanish satire, a surreal Greek drama, a pair of breathtaking volcano documentaries, and a trio of newly restored masterworks from David Lynch.
Fri., July 1 @ 4:30 & 7 pm | Sat., July 2 @ 2, 5 & 8 pm | Sun., July 3 @ 12:30 & 3 pm | Thurs., July 7 @ 7 pm
Penélope Cruz and Antonio Banderas star as two egomaniacs commissioned by a millionaire to make a movie together in this sharp comedy skewering wealth, art and vanity.
Fri., July 8 @ 7 pm | Sat., July 9 @ 2 pm | David Lynch’s Los Angeles Trilogy
A noir-inflected, two-part tale of jealousy, violence and madness. Screening in a director-supervised, 25th anniversary restoration, preceded by a video introduction from David Lynch.
Sat., July 9 @ 5 pm | David Lynch’s Los Angeles Trilogy
David Lynch’s seductive and scary vision of Los Angeles’s dream factory is a true modern masterpiece.
Sat., July 9 @ 8 pm | Sun., July 10 @ 2 pm | David Lynch’s Los Angeles Trilogy
An actress finds herself increasingly unable to distinguish between her real life and the fictional world of her latest film. Screening in a newly remastered version supervised by David Lynch.
Thurs., July 14 @ 7 pm | French Film in July
A major influence on the films of David Lynch, Céline and Julie Go Boating follows two friends down a reality-bending rabbit hole of haunted houses, murder mysteries and magical candy.
Fri., July 15 @ 5:30 pm | Sat., July 16 @ 5 pm | Sun., July 17 @ 12:30 pm | French Film in July
Winner of seven César Awards, including Best Picture, this star-studded adaptation of Balzac’s epic novel is a ravishing tale of love, corruption and betrayal set against the birth of modern media.
Fri., July 15 @ 8:30 pm | Sat., July 16 @ 8 pm | Sun., July 17 @ 3:30 pm | French Film in July
Winner of Best Director at the 2022 Berlin Film Festival, Claire Denis’ richly textured romantic drama features a mesmerizing performance from Juliette Binoche as a woman torn between two men.
Sat., July 16 @ 2 pm | French Film in July
In this lyrical Lumiere award-winner, 16-year-old aspiring astronaut Yuri joins forces with his friends in hopes of saving the close-knit community where he grew up.
Thurs., July 21 @ 7 pm | French Film in July
Winner of the 2022 César Award for Best First Film, this exhilarating ode to the mix-tape era follows shy Philippe, a pirate radio operator in 1980s France, who is sent to Berlin for military service.
Fri., July 22 @ 5:30 pm | Sat., July 23 @ 5 pm | French Film in July
Winner of the Best Narrative Feature Prize at deadCenter 2022, this intensely moving drama follows a pair of fledgling Parisian actresses who support each other through triumphs and tragedies.
Sat., July 23 @ 2 pm | Sun., July 24 @ 12:30 pm | French Film in July
French Film icon Gérard Depardieu and rising star Déborah Lukumuéna square off in this beautifully acted odd-couple dramedy about an aging film star and his new female security guard.
Fri., July 22 @ 8 pm | Sat., July 23 @ 8 pm | Sun., July 24 @ 3 pm
In this surreal, poignant and wryly funny meditation on identity and loss from Yorgos Lanthimos-collaborator Christos Nikou, a shy Greek man attempts to build a new life after a wave of sudden amnesia sweeps the globe.
Thursday, July 28 @ 7 pm | Lava Stories
Screening on a brand-new 35mm print, this hypnotic experimental documentary takes a visually dazzling cosmic journey through the vibrant geographical, cultural and psychic landscape of Hawaii.
Fri., July 29 @ 5 & 7:30 pm | Sat., July 30 @ 2, 5 & 8 pm | Sun., July 31 @ 12:30 & 3 pm | Lava Stories
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 one another.
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