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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

Famed ANIMATION SHOW OF SHOWS curator Ron Diamond joins us December 10th with his 19th Annual Show! Also screens daily December 8th – 14th!

The Animation Show of Shows returns to The Frida Cinema for a one-week run opening December 8th!  Plus just confirmed

Activist and Civil Rights Icon DOLORES HUERTA visits The Frida Cinema November 4 with a screening of new documentary DOLORES!

Please join us in welcoming Dolores Huerta to The Frida Cinema!  TICKETS On Saturday, November 4th at 5:30pm, The Frida
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STUDIO GHIBLI FILM FESTIVAL comes to The Frida Cinema July 8 through July 21!

  TWENTY FILMS.  TWO WEEKS. ORIGINAL JAPANESE-LANGUAGE VERSIONS. From Castle in the Sky (1986) to When Marnie was There (2014),

SAD & BEAUTIFUL WORLD: AN ART + CINEMA TRIBUTE TO JIM JARMUSCH

On Saturday June 4, The Frida Cinema is proud to partner with Phone Booth Gallery, and founder / curator Garry

Director ALBERTO BARBOZA and actor MIGUEL ANGEL CABALLERO coming to Sunday’s 4pm Screening of CRY NOW!

Confirmed!  Director ALBERTO BARBOZA and actor MIGUEL ANGEL CABALLERO will be joining us for a Q&A after Sunday’s 4PM screening

OC Pride presents LGBT ICONS: Five Films, ALL Free-of-Charge! This Saturday during OC LGBT Pride!

Orange County LGBT Pride Parade and Festival returns to Downtown Santa Ana Saturday, June 24!  The Frida Cinema is turning

Celebrate 50 Years of Filmmaking by LLOYD KAUFMAN, this July at The Frida Cinema!

What’s more exciting than seeing eight of Troma Entertainment founder Lloyd Kaufman’s most celebrated films on the big screen, paired

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