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PASSES ARE NOW ON SALE FOR HORRIBLE IMAGININGS FILM FESTIVAL!

PASSES ARE NOW ON SALE FOR HORRIBLE IMAGININGS FILM FESTIVAL!

Calling all lovers of horror cinema!  The ninth annual Horrible Imaginings Film Festival returns to Southern California August 31 – September 2 – at its new home, The Frida Cinema! A three-day celebration of the horror genre, showcasing short and feature-length films (it’s not too late to submit your film!), Horrible Imaginings Film Festival’s mission is to amplifyRead more about PASSES ARE NOW ON SALE FOR HORRIBLE IMAGININGS FILM FESTIVAL![…]

PENELOPE SPHEERIS comes to The Frida with two Double Features – including THE DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION Parts I, II, & III!

PENELOPE SPHEERIS comes to The Frida with two Double Features – including THE DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION Parts I, II, & III!

Legendary director Penelope Spheeris is coming to The Frida! In celebration of the new 2K restorations of her acclaimed documentary trilogy The Decline of Western Civilization, Penelope Spheeris will be joining us in person for two special double-feature screenings! Friday, March 23 – 7:30pm It all starts March 23rd with 1981’s The Decline of Western Civilization, followed by 1998’s TheRead more about PENELOPE SPHEERIS comes to The Frida with two Double Features – including THE DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION Parts I, II, & III![…]

The 2018 Academy Award nominees for BEST SHORT come to The Frida!  Here’s the full schedule!

The 2018 Academy Award nominees for BEST SHORT come to The Frida! Here’s the full schedule!

The Frida Cinema is excited to continue its annual tradition of bringing our community the opportunity to experience this year’s nominees for Best Short Film on the big screen, in all three categories: LIVE ACTION Short Films, ANIMATED Short Films, and DOCUMENTARY Short Films!  Experience them all March 2 – 8! Full schedule of presentations: LIVE ACTION Click for lineup ofRead more about The 2018 Academy Award nominees for BEST SHORT come to The Frida! Here’s the full schedule![…]

AWARDS VIEWING PARTY 2018!  3rd Annual FREE Event, Sunday March 4th!

AWARDS VIEWING PARTY 2018! 3rd Annual FREE Event, Sunday March 4th!

Doors / Televised Arrivals: 4pm Awards: 5:30pm It’s that time again!  Join us Sunday, March 4th for Hollywood’s biggest night, presented live on the big screen at The Frida!  Doors open at 4pm, when the celebrities start to arrive at Hollywood’s Dolby Theater.  Awards start at 5:30pm! You thought last year’s competition was rough, withRead more about AWARDS VIEWING PARTY 2018! 3rd Annual FREE Event, Sunday March 4th![…]

FREE SCREENING of John Carpenter’s ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK – on our 4th Birthday, as voted on by YOU!  February 21st, 7:30pm!

FREE SCREENING of John Carpenter’s ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK – on our 4th Birthday, as voted on by YOU! February 21st, 7:30pm!

The people have spoken! Escape from New York is our 4th Birthday Screening!     Last week we launched a poll to find out which of two Remasters you’d rather see at The Frida Cinema on Wednesday, February 21st, in celebration of our 4th Birthday: Mike Nichols’ The Graduate, or John Carpenter’s Escape from New York. Read more about FREE SCREENING of John Carpenter’s ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK – on our 4th Birthday, as voted on by YOU! February 21st, 7:30pm![…]

GREG SESTERO – Author of “The Disaster Artist,” and star of cult classic “The Room” – visits us Friday, March 2nd!

GREG SESTERO – Author of “The Disaster Artist,” and star of cult classic “The Room” – visits us Friday, March 2nd!

“This play can be played without any age restriction. It will work if the chemistry between all the characters makes sense. Human behavior and betrayal applies to all of us. It exists within ourselves. You love somebody. Do you? What is love?” So begins Tommy Wiseau’s first draft of what eventually became the landmark filmRead more about GREG SESTERO – Author of “The Disaster Artist,” and star of cult classic “The Room” – visits us Friday, March 2nd![…]

“The Shape of Water” leads 2018 Oscar nominations with 13 nods!  Here is full list of nominees!

“The Shape of Water” leads 2018 Oscar nominations with 13 nods! Here is full list of nominees!

Oscar nominations for the 90th annual awards were announced this morning from the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, and we are so very pleased to see writer/director Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water – which opens this Friday at The Frida! – continue its awards show streak, leading the pack with 13 nominations!   MartinRead more about “The Shape of Water” leads 2018 Oscar nominations with 13 nods! Here is full list of nominees![…]