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Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm
It’s that time again! One of our most anticipated annual programming traditions lives on as the 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows returns to The Frida! This year’s selection of fifteen thought-provoking, poignant, and veryRead more about The 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows[...]
Dec 17 @ 2:30 pm
Christmastime is coming – and so is animated masterpiece Tokyo Godfathers, on its way back to The Frida Cinema for the second year as a Holiday-season tradition! On a snowy Christmas Eve in Tokyo, three homeless friendsRead more about TOKYO GODFATHERS[...]
Dec 17 @ 4:00 pm
It’s that time again! One of our most anticipated annual programming traditions lives on as the 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows returns to The Frida! This year’s selection of fifteen thought-provoking, poignant, and veryRead more about The 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows[...]
Dec 17 @ 5:30 pm
Christmastime is coming – and so is animated masterpiece Tokyo Godfathers, on its way back to The Frida Cinema for the second year as a Holiday-season tradition! On a snowy Christmas Eve in Tokyo, three homeless friendsRead more about TOKYO GODFATHERS[...]
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm
It’s that time again! One of our most anticipated annual programming traditions lives on as the 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows returns to The Frida! This year’s selection of fifteen thought-provoking, poignant, and veryRead more about The 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows[...]
Dec 17 @ 7:30 pm
Christmastime is coming – and so is animated masterpiece Tokyo Godfathers, on its way back to The Frida Cinema for the second year as a Holiday-season tradition! On a snowy Christmas Eve in Tokyo, three homeless friendsRead more about TOKYO GODFATHERS[...]
Dec 17 @ 8:00 pm
“If this movie doesn’t make your skin crawl… It’s on TOO TIGHT!”  That was the foreboding tagline to Black Christmas, director Bob Clark’s iconic 1974 horror game-changer.  College friends Barb (Margot Kidder) and Jess (OliviaRead more about BLACK CHRISTMAS (1974) – Presented by HorrorBuzz.com[...]
Dec 17 @ 9:30 pm
Christmastime is coming – and so is animated masterpiece Tokyo Godfathers, on its way back to The Frida Cinema for the second year as a Holiday-season tradition! On a snowy Christmas Eve in Tokyo, three homeless friendsRead more about TOKYO GODFATHERS[...]
Dec 17 @ 10:00 pm
In Lars von Trier’s controversial new thriller The House that Jack Built, we follow the highly intelligent Jack (Matt Dillon) through five incidents – and are introduced to the murders that define Jack’s development asRead more about THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT[...]
Dec 18 @ 2:00 pm
It’s that time again! One of our most anticipated annual programming traditions lives on as the 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows returns to The Frida! This year’s selection of fifteen thought-provoking, poignant, and veryRead more about The 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows[...]
Dec 18 @ 2:30 pm
Christmastime is coming – and so is animated masterpiece Tokyo Godfathers, on its way back to The Frida Cinema for the second year as a Holiday-season tradition! On a snowy Christmas Eve in Tokyo, three homeless friendsRead more about TOKYO GODFATHERS[...]
Dec 18 @ 4:00 pm
It’s that time again! One of our most anticipated annual programming traditions lives on as the 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows returns to The Frida! This year’s selection of fifteen thought-provoking, poignant, and veryRead more about The 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows[...]
Dec 18 @ 5:30 pm
Christmastime is coming – and so is animated masterpiece Tokyo Godfathers, on its way back to The Frida Cinema for the second year as a Holiday-season tradition! On a snowy Christmas Eve in Tokyo, three homeless friendsRead more about TOKYO GODFATHERS[...]
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm
It’s that time again! One of our most anticipated annual programming traditions lives on as the 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows returns to The Frida! This year’s selection of fifteen thought-provoking, poignant, and veryRead more about The 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows[...]
Dec 18 @ 7:30 pm
Christmastime is coming – and so is animated masterpiece Tokyo Godfathers, on its way back to The Frida Cinema for the second year as a Holiday-season tradition! On a snowy Christmas Eve in Tokyo, three homeless friendsRead more about TOKYO GODFATHERS[...]
Dec 18 @ 8:00 pm
It’s that time again! One of our most anticipated annual programming traditions lives on as the 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows returns to The Frida! This year’s selection of fifteen thought-provoking, poignant, and veryRead more about The 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows[...]
Dec 18 @ 9:30 pm
Christmastime is coming – and so is animated masterpiece Tokyo Godfathers, on its way back to The Frida Cinema for the second year as a Holiday-season tradition! On a snowy Christmas Eve in Tokyo, three homeless friendsRead more about TOKYO GODFATHERS[...]
Dec 18 @ 10:00 pm
In Lars von Trier’s controversial new thriller The House that Jack Built, we follow the highly intelligent Jack (Matt Dillon) through five incidents – and are introduced to the murders that define Jack’s development asRead more about THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT[...]
Dec 19 @ 2:00 pm
It’s that time again! One of our most anticipated annual programming traditions lives on as the 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows returns to The Frida! This year’s selection of fifteen thought-provoking, poignant, and veryRead more about The 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows[...]
Dec 19 @ 2:30 pm
Here, we’ll settle the debate for you, okay?  Take it from The Frida Cinema, and countless of fellow repertory houses across America who program it for you every December — YES, Die Hard is aRead more about DIE HARD[...]
Dec 19 @ 4:00 pm
It’s that time again! One of our most anticipated annual programming traditions lives on as the 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows returns to The Frida! This year’s selection of fifteen thought-provoking, poignant, and veryRead more about The 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows[...]
Dec 19 @ 5:00 pm
Here, we’ll settle the debate for you, okay?  Take it from The Frida Cinema, and countless of fellow repertory houses across America who program it for you every December — YES, Die Hard is aRead more about DIE HARD[...]
Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm
It’s that time again! One of our most anticipated annual programming traditions lives on as the 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows returns to The Frida! This year’s selection of fifteen thought-provoking, poignant, and veryRead more about The 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows[...]
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm
FILM CLUB MEMBER SCREENING On Wednesday, December 19th, we invite our card-carrying Frida Cinema Film Club Members to join us for our last Member Screening of the year, as we present Quentin Tarantino’s landmark, Oscar-winningRead more about FILM CLUB MEMBER SCREENING: PULP FICTION[...]
Dec 19 @ 8:00 pm
Here, we’ll settle the debate for you, okay?  Take it from The Frida Cinema, and countless of fellow repertory houses across America who program it for you every December — YES, Die Hard is aRead more about DIE HARD[...]
Dec 19 @ 10:00 pm
In Lars von Trier’s controversial new thriller The House that Jack Built, we follow the highly intelligent Jack (Matt Dillon) through five incidents – and are introduced to the murders that define Jack’s development asRead more about THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT[...]
Dec 20 @ 2:00 pm
It’s that time again! One of our most anticipated annual programming traditions lives on as the 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows returns to The Frida! This year’s selection of fifteen thought-provoking, poignant, and veryRead more about The 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows[...]
Dec 20 @ 2:30 pm
Here, we’ll settle the debate for you, okay?  Take it from The Frida Cinema, and countless of fellow repertory houses across America who program it for you every December — YES, Die Hard is aRead more about DIE HARD[...]
Dec 20 @ 4:00 pm
It’s that time again! One of our most anticipated annual programming traditions lives on as the 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows returns to The Frida! This year’s selection of fifteen thought-provoking, poignant, and veryRead more about The 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows[...]
Dec 20 @ 5:00 pm
Here, we’ll settle the debate for you, okay?  Take it from The Frida Cinema, and countless of fellow repertory houses across America who program it for you every December — YES, Die Hard is aRead more about DIE HARD[...]

 

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THE BLOG

“It’s a strange world, isn’t it?” DAVID LYNCH MONTH comes to The Frida this August.

An uncompromising auteur who is often cited as a genius and one of the best filmmakers of our time, while still

The Frida Cinema bids farewell to screenwriter Shinobu Hashimoto

This month, The Frida Cinema has been honoring the works of iconic and highly-influencial Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa, with a

One marathon to rule them all…

Our August trilogy presentation is sold out! So on Saturday, September 15th, The Frida Cinema is giving you a second

Director SCOTTY BAKER and guests join us for Tuesday & Wednesday night’s 5TH PASSENGER evening screenings!

We are excited to announce that writer/director Scotty Baker will be joining us in person for select screenings of his new

Third Show added to MST3K’s THE MADS as original shows come close to selling out!

The Mads Are Back!  And as our 8pm shows on Friday, June 29th and Saturday, June 30th inch closer and

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

AKIRA showtimes extended through Wednesday!

ONE MORE DAY added to our run of legendary sci-fi cult classic Akira!   Catch encore screenings Tuesday, May 22nd and

The Frida Cinema celebrates Miloš Forman with ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST and AMADEUS

Though Czechoslovakian filmmaker Miloš Forman, who passed away on April 13 at the age of 86, directed only 13 feature

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