On Saturday, October 21, friends and supporters of The Frida Cinema have been invited to run the 2017 DTSA 5K – and to use their run to raise funds for The Frida! Our Executive Director Logan Crow will be running, and you can contribute to his campaign here! But you can also participate by signing […]
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1st Annual OC Design Film Fest to feature screenings of Steel Magnolias and Something’s Gotta Give, Emmy-award winners, and more!
On Sunday, September 16, join us for the first-ever OC Design Film Fest, presented by and benefiting the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) – Orange County Chapter! $30 Tickets include TWO feature films – Steel Magnolias, and Something’s Gotta Give – plus live speakers, and popcorn and soda! Or get a “Dress Circle” ticket […]
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 – 7:30pm […]
Sundance Grand Jury Prize nominee BRIGSBY BEAR opens for a one-week run this Friday! A refreshingly original – and consistently, endearingly strange – independent comedy written by and starring comedian Kyle Mooney, Brigsby Bear has emerged as one of the most buzzed-about indies of the summer! Catch it this weekend at The Frida – screens […]
8:30PM Encore Added to our SOLD OUT October 1 Screening of Dario Argento’s SUSPIRIA – New 4K Restoration by Synapse Films!
Easily our most-requested horror classic – especially over the last few months, thanks to buzz about an unearthed uncut version painstakingly restored by the good folks at Synapse Films – Dario Argento’s Suspiria finally comes to The Frida on Sunday, October 1 – kicking off a full month of horror classics at The Frida! Our […]
SKYPE Q&A WITH WRITER/DIRECTOR AMAT ESCALANTE after this Thursday, August 17’s 8PM screening of THE UNTAMED!
Thursday’s final screening of The Untamed (La region salvaje) will be followed by a Skype Q&A with the film’s visionary writer/director, Amat Escalante! Amat will be speaking to our audience from his home in Mexico City about his extraordinary genre-bending new film, which has taken art house cinemas by storm – and for which he […]
Here’s some good news for you Twin Peaks fans as you struggle to wait another full week before Episode 11 – the Criterion Collection, beloved source of lovingly-restored cult, art house, and international cinema, has just announced that they’ll be releasing a special edition of Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me on October 17! What’s more, […]
The good folks at the Criterion Collection are tirelessly remastering and re-releasing quality films from around the world, but they’re presently on a parallel mission – to encourage folks not to forget the value and magic of a good book… A valid Los Angeles Public Library card has already hooked readers up with some fantastic perks, […]
What’s more exciting than seeing eight of Troma Entertainment founder Lloyd Kaufman’s most celebrated films on the big screen, paired off into four single-ticket Double Features? Getting to meet the man himself at The Frida Cinema on July 20th! Join us as we dedicate our The Directors series to one of cinema’s greatest living […]
Orange County LGBT Pride Parade and Festival returns to Downtown Santa Ana Saturday, June 24! The Frida Cinema is turning over both of our auditoriums to this exciting annual community event, with panel discussion series PRIDE SPEAKS in one of our rooms, and in the other, a series of films showcasing and celebrating some of cinema’s […]