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Jan 19 @ 11:30 am
Natalie Portman stars in the stylish and mesmerizing new drama by director Brady Corbet (The Childhood of a Leader), Vox Lux. When 13-year-old music prodigy Celeste lends her vocal talents to a memorial service afterRead more about VOX LUX[...]
Jan 19 @ 2:00 pm
Q&A with Director Jenny Murray at our Saturday 2pm screening! A ground’s-eye-view documentary that examines the integral and central role that women played in the Nicaraguan revolution, SXSW Film Festival award-winner ¡Las Sandinistas! comes to The FridaRead more about ¡LAS SANDINISTAS! + Q&A with Director Jenny Murray![...]
Jan 19 @ 2:30 pm
Natalie Portman stars in the stylish and mesmerizing new drama by director Brady Corbet (The Childhood of a Leader), Vox Lux. When 13-year-old music prodigy Celeste lends her vocal talents to a memorial service afterRead more about VOX LUX[...]
Jan 19 @ 4:15 pm
Our series of 20th Anniversary screenings of some of 1999’s most iconic films continues with The Iron Giant! A beloved 1999 animated classic that amazed critics and audiences alike, The Iron Giant is director BradRead more about THE IRON GIANT[...]
Jan 19 @ 5:00 pm
Natalie Portman stars in the stylish and mesmerizing new drama by director Brady Corbet (The Childhood of a Leader), Vox Lux. When 13-year-old music prodigy Celeste lends her vocal talents to a memorial service afterRead more about VOX LUX[...]
Jan 19 @ 6:00 pm
A beloved 1999 animated classic that amazed critics and audiences alike, The Iron Giant is director Brad Bird’s timeless adaptation of the 1968 science fiction novel “The Iron Man” by British Poet Laureate Ted Hughes,Read more about THE IRON GIANT[...]
Jan 19 @ 8:00 pm
In 1999, Deep Blue Sea proved it’s still not safe to go into the water – and on January 19, Bombs Away Show is bringing the water to YOU!   Join us January 19th asRead more about BOMBS AWAY LIVE! – DEEP BLUE SEA: WET AND WILD INTERACTIVE SCREENING![...]
Jan 19 @ 10:30 pm
The Frida Cinema teams up with IFC Midnight once again to present director Daniel Robbins’ unnerving new horror film Pledge! Freshman social misfits Ethan (Phillip Andre Botello), David (Zack Weiner), and Justin (Zachery Byrd) are desperateRead more about PLEDGE[...]
Jan 20 @ 11:30 am
Natalie Portman stars in the stylish and mesmerizing new drama by director Brady Corbet (The Childhood of a Leader), Vox Lux. When 13-year-old music prodigy Celeste lends her vocal talents to a memorial service afterRead more about VOX LUX[...]
Jan 20 @ 12:00 pm
A beloved 1999 animated classic that amazed critics and audiences alike, The Iron Giant is director Brad Bird’s timeless adaptation of the 1968 science fiction novel “The Iron Man” by British Poet Laureate Ted Hughes,Read more about THE IRON GIANT[...]
Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm
A beloved 1999 animated classic that amazed critics and audiences alike, The Iron Giant is director Brad Bird’s timeless adaptation of the 1968 science fiction novel “The Iron Man” by British Poet Laureate Ted Hughes,Read more about THE IRON GIANT[...]
Jan 20 @ 2:30 pm
Natalie Portman stars in the stylish and mesmerizing new drama by director Brady Corbet (The Childhood of a Leader), Vox Lux. When 13-year-old music prodigy Celeste lends her vocal talents to a memorial service afterRead more about VOX LUX[...]
Jan 20 @ 4:00 pm
A beloved 1999 animated classic that amazed critics and audiences alike, The Iron Giant is director Brad Bird’s timeless adaptation of the 1968 science fiction novel “The Iron Man” by British Poet Laureate Ted Hughes,Read more about THE IRON GIANT[...]
Jan 20 @ 5:30 pm
Natalie Portman stars in the stylish and mesmerizing new drama by director Brady Corbet (The Childhood of a Leader), Vox Lux. When 13-year-old music prodigy Celeste lends her vocal talents to a memorial service afterRead more about VOX LUX[...]
Jan 20 @ 6:00 pm
A beloved 1999 animated classic that amazed critics and audiences alike, The Iron Giant is director Brad Bird’s timeless adaptation of the 1968 science fiction novel “The Iron Man” by British Poet Laureate Ted Hughes,Read more about THE IRON GIANT[...]
Jan 20 @ 8:00 pm
A ground’s-eye-view documentary that examines the integral and central role that women played in the Nicaraguan revolution, SXSW Film Festival award-winner ¡Las Sandinistas! comes to The Frida Cinema for a 2pm matinee screening on Saturday, January 19,Read more about ¡LAS SANDINISTAS![...]
Jan 20 @ 8:00 pm
Natalie Portman stars in the stylish and mesmerizing new drama by director Brady Corbet (The Childhood of a Leader), Vox Lux. When 13-year-old music prodigy Celeste lends her vocal talents to a memorial service afterRead more about VOX LUX[...]
Jan 21 @ 2:30 pm
Natalie Portman stars in the stylish and mesmerizing new drama by director Brady Corbet (The Childhood of a Leader), Vox Lux. When 13-year-old music prodigy Celeste lends her vocal talents to a memorial service afterRead more about VOX LUX[...]
Jan 21 @ 2:30 pm
Our January retrospective of some of the earlier works by Oscar-winning Roma director Alfonso Cuarón continues with his groundbreaking 2001 Mexican classic, the smarter-than-your-average-teen-sex-comedy Y Tu Mamá También. Winner of over 35 intentional film awards, and an AcademyRead more about Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN[...]
Jan 21 @ 5:00 pm
Natalie Portman stars in the stylish and mesmerizing new drama by director Brady Corbet (The Childhood of a Leader), Vox Lux. When 13-year-old music prodigy Celeste lends her vocal talents to a memorial service afterRead more about VOX LUX[...]
Jan 21 @ 5:30 pm
Our January retrospective of some of the earlier works by Oscar-winning Roma director Alfonso Cuarón continues with his groundbreaking 2001 Mexican classic, the smarter-than-your-average-teen-sex-comedy Y Tu Mamá También. Winner of over 35 intentional film awards, and an AcademyRead more about Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN[...]
Jan 21 @ 7:30 pm
Natalie Portman stars in the stylish and mesmerizing new drama by director Brady Corbet (The Childhood of a Leader), Vox Lux. When 13-year-old music prodigy Celeste lends her vocal talents to a memorial service afterRead more about VOX LUX[...]
Jan 21 @ 8:00 pm
Our January retrospective of some of the earlier works by Oscar-winning Roma director Alfonso Cuarón continues with his groundbreaking 2001 Mexican classic, the smarter-than-your-average-teen-sex-comedy Y Tu Mamá También. Winner of over 35 intentional film awards, and an AcademyRead more about Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN[...]
Jan 22 @ 2:30 pm
Natalie Portman stars in the stylish and mesmerizing new drama by director Brady Corbet (The Childhood of a Leader), Vox Lux. When 13-year-old music prodigy Celeste lends her vocal talents to a memorial service afterRead more about VOX LUX[...]
Jan 22 @ 2:30 pm
Our January retrospective of some of the earlier works by Oscar-winning Roma director Alfonso Cuarón continues with his groundbreaking 2001 Mexican classic, the smarter-than-your-average-teen-sex-comedy Y Tu Mamá También. Winner of over 35 intentional film awards, and an AcademyRead more about Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN[...]
Jan 22 @ 5:00 pm
Natalie Portman stars in the stylish and mesmerizing new drama by director Brady Corbet (The Childhood of a Leader), Vox Lux. When 13-year-old music prodigy Celeste lends her vocal talents to a memorial service afterRead more about VOX LUX[...]
Jan 22 @ 5:30 pm
Our January retrospective of some of the earlier works by Oscar-winning Roma director Alfonso Cuarón continues with his groundbreaking 2001 Mexican classic, the smarter-than-your-average-teen-sex-comedy Y Tu Mamá También. Winner of over 35 intentional film awards, and an AcademyRead more about Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN[...]
Jan 22 @ 7:30 pm
Natalie Portman stars in the stylish and mesmerizing new drama by director Brady Corbet (The Childhood of a Leader), Vox Lux. When 13-year-old music prodigy Celeste lends her vocal talents to a memorial service afterRead more about VOX LUX[...]
Jan 22 @ 8:00 pm
Our January retrospective of some of the earlier works by Oscar-winning Roma director Alfonso Cuarón continues with his groundbreaking 2001 Mexican classic, the smarter-than-your-average-teen-sex-comedy Y Tu Mamá También. Winner of over 35 intentional film awards, and an AcademyRead more about Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN[...]
Jan 23 @ 2:30 pm
Revisit one of the greatest films of the 1970’s as we present Volunteer of the Month Garret Cruz’ inspired pick, Sidney Lumet’s classic satire Network. A television network cynically exploits the wild ravings of ex-TVRead more about NETWORK[...]

 

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THE BLOG

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