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French Film in July at Oklahoma City Museum of Art


Both Sides of the Blade by Claire Denis (IFC Films)

Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive
Oklahoma City, US 73102

July 14 - 24


Film Series: French Film In July
In commemoration of Bastille Day, Museum Films is proud to present an epic, two-week installment of our annual festival of the best of classic and contemporary French cinema!

Céline and Julie Go Boating

JULY 14, 2022

We are proud to open our annual celebration of French cinema with this modern masterpiece from French New Wave icon Jacques Rivette! 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.

Both Sides of the Blade

JULY 15, 2022 – JULY 17, 2022

Winner of Best Director at the 2022 Berlin Film  Festival, Claire Denis’ richly textured romantic drama features a mesmerizing performance from Juliette Binoche as woman torn between her longtime partner (Vincent Lindon) and her former lover (Grégoire Colin).  

Lost Illusions

JULY 15, 2022 – JULY 17, 2022

Winner of seven César Awards, including Best Picture, this sumptuous, star-studded adaptation of Honoré de Balzac’s epic novel is a ravishing tale of love, corruption and betrayal set against the birth of modern media. 


JULY 16, 2022

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. Gagarine was made in collaboration with the real-life residents of the the Cité Gagarine housing project, located in the southeastern Parisian suburb of Ivry-sur-Seine, which was demolished in 2020.  

Magnetic Beats

JULY 21, 2022

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. 

The Braves

JULY 22, 2022 – JULY 23, 2022

Winner of the Best Narrative Feature Prize at the 2022 deadCenter Film Festival, this intensely moving drama follows a pair of fledgling Parisian actresses who support each other through epic nights out, romantic disasters, artistic triumphs and personal tragedies. 


JULY 23, 2022 – JULY 24, 2022

French Film icon Gérard Depardieu and rising star Déborah Lukumuéna (The Braves) square off in this warm, winning and beautifully acted odd-couple comedy-drama about an aging film star and his new female security guard.       

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