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Nov 14 @ 8:30 pm
From Luca Guadagnino, acclaimed director of last year’s Oscar-winning Call Me By Your Name, comes a bold new twist on an iconic horror classic — Suspiria! In Guadagnino’s 2018 remake of Dario Argento’s 1977 chiller, anRead more about SUSPIRIA (2018)[...]
Nov 14 @ 10:00 pm
The Frida Cinema continues its John Carpenter month with his 1987 supernatural horror classic, Prince of Darkness! While researching the belongings of a fellow clergyman who passed away, a priest (Donald Pleasence) discovers a vileRead more about PRINCE OF DARKNESS[...]
Nov 15 @ 2:00 pm
The Frida Cinema continues its John Carpenter month with his 1987 supernatural horror classic, Prince of Darkness! While researching the belongings of a fellow clergyman who passed away, a priest (Donald Pleasence) discovers a vileRead more about PRINCE OF DARKNESS[...]
Nov 15 @ 2:30 pm
From Luca Guadagnino, acclaimed director of last year’s Oscar-winning Call Me By Your Name, comes a bold new twist on an iconic horror classic — Suspiria! In Guadagnino’s 2018 remake of Dario Argento’s 1977 chiller, anRead more about SUSPIRIA (2018)[...]
Nov 15 @ 5:00 pm
The Frida Cinema continues its John Carpenter month with his 1987 supernatural horror classic, Prince of Darkness! While researching the belongings of a fellow clergyman who passed away, a priest (Donald Pleasence) discovers a vileRead more about PRINCE OF DARKNESS[...]
Nov 15 @ 5:30 pm
From Luca Guadagnino, acclaimed director of last year’s Oscar-winning Call Me By Your Name, comes a bold new twist on an iconic horror classic — Suspiria! In Guadagnino’s 2018 remake of Dario Argento’s 1977 chiller, anRead more about SUSPIRIA (2018)[...]
Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm
The Frida Cinema continues its John Carpenter month with his 1987 supernatural horror classic, Prince of Darkness! While researching the belongings of a fellow clergyman who passed away, a priest (Donald Pleasence) discovers a vileRead more about PRINCE OF DARKNESS[...]
Nov 15 @ 8:30 pm
From Luca Guadagnino, acclaimed director of last year’s Oscar-winning Call Me By Your Name, comes a bold new twist on an iconic horror classic — Suspiria! In Guadagnino’s 2018 remake of Dario Argento’s 1977 chiller, anRead more about SUSPIRIA (2018)[...]
Nov 15 @ 10:00 pm
The Frida Cinema continues its John Carpenter month with his 1987 supernatural horror classic, Prince of Darkness! While researching the belongings of a fellow clergyman who passed away, a priest (Donald Pleasence) discovers a vileRead more about PRINCE OF DARKNESS[...]
Nov 16 @ 1:30 pm
From Epic Pictures comes thrilling new genre mashup Lasso! Simon (Andrew Jacobs) and Kit (Lindsey Morgan) are  leaders of an Active Senior Tour group visiting a remote small-town rodeo festival. An entertaining spectacle of stuntRead more about LASSO[...]
Nov 16 @ 3:30 pm
From Epic Pictures comes thrilling new genre mashup Lasso! Simon (Andrew Jacobs) and Kit (Lindsey Morgan) are  leaders of an Active Senior Tour group visiting a remote small-town rodeo festival. An entertaining spectacle of stuntRead more about LASSO[...]
Nov 16 @ 5:30 pm
From Epic Pictures comes thrilling new genre mashup Lasso! Simon (Andrew Jacobs) and Kit (Lindsey Morgan) are  leaders of an Active Senior Tour group visiting a remote small-town rodeo festival. An entertaining spectacle of stuntRead more about LASSO[...]
Nov 16 @ 5:30 pm
The Frida Cinema continues its John Carpenter month with his 1987 supernatural horror classic, Prince of Darkness! While researching the belongings of a fellow clergyman who passed away, a priest (Donald Pleasence) discovers a vileRead more about PRINCE OF DARKNESS[...]
Nov 16 @ 7:45 pm
The Frida Cinema continues its John Carpenter month with his 1987 supernatural horror classic, Prince of Darkness! While researching the belongings of a fellow clergyman who passed away, a priest (Donald Pleasence) discovers a vileRead more about PRINCE OF DARKNESS[...]
Nov 16 @ 8:00 pm
From Epic Pictures comes thrilling new genre mashup Lasso! Simon (Andrew Jacobs) and Kit (Lindsey Morgan) are  leaders of an Active Senior Tour group visiting a remote small-town rodeo festival. An entertaining spectacle of stuntRead more about LASSO[...]
Nov 16 @ 10:00 pm
Newly preserved by American Genre Film Archive (AGFA) and Something Weird – from the only 16mm print in existence – Ed Wood’s final lost film Take It Out in Trade comes to The Frida on November 16thRead more about TAKE IT OUT IN TRADE: The Final Lost Film by Ed Wood[...]
Nov 16 @ 10:30 pm
From Epic Pictures comes thrilling new genre mashup Lasso! Simon (Andrew Jacobs) and Kit (Lindsey Morgan) are  leaders of an Active Senior Tour group visiting a remote small-town rodeo festival. An entertaining spectacle of stuntRead more about LASSO[...]
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 7:15 pm
A great way to spend your Saturday morning and afternoon–watching movies and meeting interesting people in the Creative Arts industry. And don’t miss the critically acclaimed play, Rag Head! Over 14-hours of content to chooseRead more about SIKHLens Film Festival: Saturday Matinee[...]
Nov 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:20 pm
A recently married husband and wife play a strange game with each other. They decide to live under the same roof as strangers but the husband tries winning her love back. Will he be successfulRead more about SIKHLens Film Festival: LAUNG LAACHI[...]
Nov 17 @ 8:15 pm – 10:30 pm
Soorma is a story about the triumph of the human spirit, following a player who made headlines for his miraculous comeback after facing a near death experience through sheer determination, hard work and unrelenting passionRead more about SIKHLens Film Festival: SOORMA[...]
Nov 17 @ 11:00 pm
From Epic Pictures comes thrilling new genre mashup Lasso! Simon (Andrew Jacobs) and Kit (Lindsey Morgan) are  leaders of an Active Senior Tour group visiting a remote small-town rodeo festival. An entertaining spectacle of stuntRead more about LASSO[...]
Nov 17 @ 11:00 pm
Newly preserved by American Genre Film Archive (AGFA) and Something Weird – from the only 16mm print in existence – Ed Wood’s final lost film Take It Out in Trade comes to The Frida on November 16thRead more about TAKE IT OUT IN TRADE: The Final Lost Film by Ed Wood[...]
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 3:35 pm
A great way to spend your Sunday morning and afternoon, watching interesting movies and meeting interesting people. 8-hours of content to choose from, all with the Sunday matinee ticket! Short Film Session II Sikhs Across theRead more about SIKHLens Film Festival: Sunday Matinee[...]
Nov 18 @ 4:30 pm – 6:50 pm
A Sikh serving in the British Indian Army is deputed to Europe to fight in World War I. Saturday, November 17th – 4:30pm
Nov 18 @ 4:45 pm – 6:50 pm
Princess of God is an inspirational story focused on the qualities and values of a true Kaur. It establishes the true character of a Kaur, how it originates, the various qualities and testing situations. ItRead more about SIKHLens Film Festival: Princess of God[...]
Nov 18 @ 10:00 pm
From Epic Pictures comes thrilling new genre mashup Lasso! Simon (Andrew Jacobs) and Kit (Lindsey Morgan) are  leaders of an Active Senior Tour group visiting a remote small-town rodeo festival. An entertaining spectacle of stuntRead more about LASSO[...]
Nov 19 @ 1:30 pm
From Epic Pictures comes thrilling new genre mashup Lasso! Simon (Andrew Jacobs) and Kit (Lindsey Morgan) are  leaders of an Active Senior Tour group visiting a remote small-town rodeo festival. An entertaining spectacle of stuntRead more about LASSO[...]
Nov 19 @ 2:30 pm
Every month The Frida Cinema honors a Volunteer of the Month by allowing this prestigious individual the opportunity to select a film for us to program.  This month we had a tie, and when bothRead more about THE FLORIDA PROJECT + SPRING BREAKERS – “A24 Goes to Florida” Double Feature![...]
Nov 19 @ 3:30 pm
From Epic Pictures comes thrilling new genre mashup Lasso! Simon (Andrew Jacobs) and Kit (Lindsey Morgan) are  leaders of an Active Senior Tour group visiting a remote small-town rodeo festival. An entertaining spectacle of stuntRead more about LASSO[...]
Nov 19 @ 7:30 pm
Every month The Frida Cinema honors a Volunteer of the Month by allowing this prestigious individual the opportunity to select a film for us to program.  This month we had a tie, and when bothRead more about THE FLORIDA PROJECT + SPRING BREAKERS – “A24 Goes to Florida” Double Feature![...]

 

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THE BLOG

The Criterion Collection at Your Fingertips – With an L.A. Library Card

The good folks at the Criterion Collection are tirelessly remastering and re-releasing quality films from around the world, but they’re presently

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

September is WES ANDERSON MONTH at The Frida!

Pastels, literature references, dysfunctional families, and a ton of Bill Murray – it’s Wes Anderson Month at The Frida!  We’re giving you

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

RUN THE DOWNTOWN SANTA ANA 5K IN SUPPORT OF THE FRIDA CINEMA!

On Saturday, October 21, friends and supporters of The Frida Cinema have been invited to run the 2017 DTSA 5K

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

TWIN PEAKS: FIRE WALK WITH ME TO GET CRITERION COLLECTION RELEASE ON OCTOBER 17!

Here’s some good news for you Twin Peaksfans as you struggle to wait another full week before Episode 11 – the Criterion