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CASABLANCA: Free Screening on The Frida Cinema’s 3rd Birthday!
February 21 @ 8:00 pm
The Frida Cinema is turning three!
On Tuesday, February 21, we invite you to join us in celebrating three years since we opened our doors with a special screening of director Michael Curtiz’ 1942 masterpiece CASABLANCA – restored and remastered on a striking new digital print by Warner Bros.!
In celebrating this milestone of our organization’s history, we can’t imagine a more iconic and beloved film to present than Casablanca – itself celebrating its 75th Anniversary this year! Far more than a simple period romance, Casablanca is an inspiring epic that showcases humanity at its best in the face of impending political doom. In World War II Casablanca, Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), exiled American and former freedom fighter, runs the most popular nightspot in town, having given up the Fight to run a den of gambling, extortion, and excess. In World War II Casablanca, Rick Blaine, exiled American and former freedom fighter, runs the most popular nightspot in town. As Nazi Major Strasser arrives in Casablanca, a twist of fate finds Rick in possession of two valuable letters of transit, which can mean an escape from Nazi persecution for Czechoslovak underground leader Victor Laszlo, who also arrives in Casablanca for those very letters. There’s only one problem – Lazslo arrives with his wife Ilsa, who is Rick’s one-time love, and chief cause of his newfound heartache and hardened cynicism…
We thank Eddie Quillares Jr. of State Farm Santa Ana for supporting this special event!
Please RSVP for this event – click here, then click on the green button that says REGISTER! Again the event is FREE, but seating is limited and will be first-come, first-served. Priority will be given to those who Register, so please let us know you intend to join us!
Thank you all for three amazing years!!