In commemoration of Bastille Day, Museum Films is proud to present an epic, month-long installment of our annual festival of the best of classic and contemporary French cinema. These films are shown at Noble Theater at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art.
French Films Line Up
The everyday experiences of a divorced working mother desperately trying to navigate a Parisian transit strike form the basis of Éric Gravel’s riveting, humane, and brilliantly acted drama. | Winner of Best Director and Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival, Full Time screens as part of French Film in July.
Featuring a magnetic performance from Adèle Exarchopoulos, writer-director Léa Mysius’ hypnotic second feature is a wrenching family drama centering on Vicky (Sally Dramé), a young girl with a supernatural talent for reproducing the scent of anyone and anything she encounters. | A highlight of the 2022 Cannes Film Festival, The Five Devils screens as part of French Film in July.
This luminous romantic drama from writer-director Rebecca Zlotowski features a star-making performance from Virginie Efira as a teacher whose new relationship with a single father becomes complicated when she begins to connect with his young daughter. | A 2023 Lumiere Award-winner for Best Actress, Other People’s Children screens as part of French Film in July.
The second and third chapters in the irrepressible Antoine Doinel’s cinematic life: Truffaut’s doppelganger falls for a music student in the short film Antoine and Colette, and is dishonorably discharged from the army and courts an old girlfriend in Stolen Kisses. | Newly restored in 4K, Antoine and Collette and Stolen Kisses screen as a double feature as part of The Adventures of Antoine Doinel and French Film in July.
Truffaut’s alter ego Antoine Doinel further matures in this comedy about marital intimacy and infidelity, with he and Christine adrift in the matrimonial sloop, amid often stormy seas. | Bed and Board screens in a new 4K restoration as part of The Adventures of Antoine Doinel and French Film in July.
In the final chapter of Antoine Doinel’s story, Antoine and Christine have separated, and he is seeing a new woman when Colette (Marie-France Pisier) re-enters his life, and encourages him to write a novel. | Love on the Run screens in a new 4K restoration as part of The Adventures of Antoine Doinel and French Film in July.
Where: Noble Theater (Oklahoma City Museum of Art): 415 Couch Drive, Oklahoma City, OK 73102
When: Showtimes vary based on movie. Film series runs now through July 27, 2023.