The Frida Cinema is excited to announce an exciting new partnership with the Santa Ana Business Council (SABC)’s Calle Cuatro Marketplace – with their partnership and shared vision, we are proud to present CALLE CUATRO SUNDAY MATINEES – a mixed series of family-favorite classic and contemporary films presented with Spanish subtitles, and original Spanish-language films presented […]

OC FILM FIESTA returns to The Frida Cinema this weekend, October 17-18!  All-Fest Passes have been discounted, and are on sale now – individual-film tickets on sale now!  The 6th Annual Festival will feature a lost Dolores del Rio silent classic,  a new Peter Greenaway Film, thought-provoking documentaries, a selection of great Mexican films, and more […]

Starting Friday, September 18, The Frida Cinema celebrates the life and legacy of iconic actor, writer, producer, and director DENNIS HOPPER with a one-week engagement of recently discovered and remastered 1971 documentary THE AMERICAN DREAMER, as well as screenings of six classic films featuring Dennis Hopper. Captured by co-directors Lawrence Schiller and L.M. Kit Carson, […]

“Before Jaco, bass didn’t know what it was yet.” – Bootsy Collins From Executive Producer Robert Trujillo – bassist for Metallica, and formerly of Suicidal Tendencies and Ozzy Osbourne – comes the new documentary JACO, about the brilliant and influential musician Jaco Pastorius. There are few musicians who fundamentally change their instrument, and even fewer still who […]

Opening this Friday! Journalist David Thorpe’s alternately humorous, provocative, and poignant documentary DO I SOUND GAY? finds him confronting his anxiety over “sounding gay” by talking to LGBT icons like Dan Savage, George Takei, and David Sedaris, and exploring the cultural history of “the gay voice” in film and television. What starts as a personal journey becomes […]

Cheers to everyone who came out on Tuesday to lend their comedy, music, poetry – or simply their eyes and ears as inspiration-seeking spectators – to our very first Open Mic Night!  As we’d mentioned, our goal was to see how it would go, then consider the idea of a monthly event, held the last Tuesday […]