The Frida Cinema is a community-based, mission-driven, non-profit Art House theatre
dedicated to enriching, connecting, and educating communities through the art of cinema.
305 E. 4th Street, Santa Ana CA 92701
The Frida Cinema needs a new marquee! To help make this happen, our friends at Gay Neighbors, Families, and Friends of Santa Ana have enlisted the help of Joan Crawford, Norma Shearer, Rosalind Russell, and a cast of dozens of classic cinema women – and a strong martini or two – for a special […]
What do you do when you’re a 13-year-old girl living in Stockholm in New Wave-heavy 1982, and you want to bring punk rock to the masses? If you’re Bobo, Klara, and Hedvig in director Lukas Moodysson’s new indie hit We Are The Best, you cut your hair and start your own punk rock band, […]
THE REP Dir. Morgan White Saturday, June 21 – 5pm, 7:30pm, 9:45pm Sunday, June 22 – 5pm, 7:30pm, 9:45pm *NO SHOW TIME MONDAY* Tuesday, June 24 – 7:30pm Wednesday, June 25 – 7:30pm Thursday, June 26 – 7:30pm A love letter to the hard-working, dedicated repertory cinemas across the nation who keep classic cinema alive […]
THE DANCE OF REALITY/LA DANZA DE LA REALIDAD Dir. Alejandro Jodorowsky After a 23 year absence from film directing, celebrated visionary director Alejandro Jodorowsky makes a much anticipated and triumphant return to cinema with the spectacular THE DANCE OF REALITY. Based on his autobiography of the same name, the film depicts, as only he can, […]
The Frida Cinema announces its last two nights with one of the most critically-acclaimed films of the year: director Jonathan Glazer’s visionary, breathtaking, and polarizing new science fiction masterpiece, UNDER THE SKIN. Glazer follows up his art house hits Sexy Beast and Birth with this unsettling and poignant work that prompted critic Rory O’ Connor to proclaim, “We may finally […]