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A Look Into the Life of Julie Taymor, the Visionary Director of “Frida” and “Across the Universe”

A Look Into the Life of Julie Taymor, the Visionary Director of “Frida” and “Across the Universe”

This month, The Frida Cinema is proudly screening Frida and Across the Universe, two extraordinary films directed by a visionary artist Julie Taymor. Born on December 15, 1952, she grew up in a suburb near Boston, Massachusetts. Her childhood consisted of traveling to different countries as she developed a strong interest in mythology and theater.Read more about A Look Into the Life of Julie Taymor, the Visionary Director of “Frida” and “Across the Universe”[…]

“THE NIGHT IS SHORT, WALK ON GIRL” is a Must-See!

“THE NIGHT IS SHORT, WALK ON GIRL” is a Must-See!

GKids presents the latest in their incredible slate of contemporary international anime films, The Night is Short, Walk on Girl – now playing at the Frida Cinema through Thursday, August 30th! Directed by Masaaki Yuasa, visionary artist behind the acclaimed Mind Game, this original romantic comedy follows a university sophomore known as “The Girl withRead more about “THE NIGHT IS SHORT, WALK ON GIRL” is a Must-See![…]

The Frida Cinema celebrates Miloš Forman with ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST and AMADEUS

The Frida Cinema celebrates Miloš Forman with ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST and AMADEUS

Though Czechoslovakian filmmaker Miloš Forman, who passed away on April 13 at the age of 86, directed only 13 feature films, the two American films for which he received Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture  cemented his legacy as an icon in the art of cinema.  We will be presenting both of theseRead more about The Frida Cinema celebrates Miloš Forman with ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST and AMADEUS[…]

September is WES ANDERSON MONTH at The Frida!

September is WES ANDERSON MONTH at The Frida!

Pastels, literature references, dysfunctional families, and a ton of Bill Murray – it’s Wes Anderson Month at The Frida!  We’re giving you the four you’ve asked for the most, starting on September 6th with 2002’s The Royal Tenenbaums! THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS Wednesday, Sept. 6th – 5:30pm, 8pm Thursday, Sept. 7th – 5:30pm, 8pm Sunday, Sept. 10th – 7:30pmRead more about September is WES ANDERSON MONTH at The Frida![…]