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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[...]
Dec 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 21 @ 2:00 pm
A wonderful programming pick by December’s Volunteer of the Month, Ruby Velasco, director Jean Vigo’s 1934 masterpiece L’Atalante comes to The Frida Cinema in a gorgeous new 4K Restoration! In Vigo’s hands, an unassuming tale of conjugalRead more about L’ATALANTE[...]
Dec 21 @ 4:00 pm
A wonderful programming pick by December’s Volunteer of the Month, Ruby Velasco, director Jean Vigo’s 1934 masterpiece L’Atalante comes to The Frida Cinema in a gorgeous new 4K Restoration! In Vigo’s hands, an unassuming tale of conjugalRead more about L’ATALANTE[...]
Dec 21 @ 6:00 pm
A wonderful programming pick by December’s Volunteer of the Month, Ruby Velasco, director Jean Vigo’s 1934 masterpiece L’Atalante comes to The Frida Cinema in a gorgeous new 4K Restoration! In Vigo’s hands, an unassuming tale of conjugalRead more about L’ATALANTE[...]
Dec 21 @ 7:30 pm
Join us Friday, December 21st as OC LGBT Pride visits The Frida with a special screening of beloved 1996 comedy The Birdcage! In this remake of the classic French farce “La Cage aux Folles,” engaged coupleRead more about THE BIRDCAGE: Presented by OC LGBT Pride[...]
Dec 21 @ 8:00 pm
A wonderful programming pick by December’s Volunteer of the Month, Ruby Velasco, director Jean Vigo’s 1934 masterpiece L’Atalante comes to The Frida Cinema in a gorgeous new 4K Restoration! In Vigo’s hands, an unassuming tale of conjugalRead more about L’ATALANTE[...]
Dec 21 @ 10:00 pm
Just when you thought you’d seen every modern musical, gruesome zombie flick, Holiday romantic heart-warmer, and cheeky comedy from the UK, along comes all four in one… There’s never a good time for a zombieRead more about ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE[...]
Dec 21 @ 10:00 pm
You asked so nicely – and since this is the season of giving we’re bringing it back! Experience the 2nd episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 4 on the big screen at TheRead more about RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS SEASON 4, EPISODE 2 – FREE VIEWING EVENT![...]
Dec 21 @ 11:45 pm
From Stuart Gordon, legendary director of Re-Animator and From Beyond, comes 1987 horror classic Dolls! On a dark and stormy night, a car carrying young Judy Bower (Carrie Lorraine), her abusive father, and her cruel stepmotherRead more about DOLLS[...]
Dec 22 @ 12:00 pm
Just when you thought you’d seen every modern musical, gruesome zombie flick, and cheeky comedy from the UK, along comes all three in one… There’s never a good time for a zombie apocalypse…  When theRead more about ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE[...]
Dec 22 @ 12:00 pm
A wonderful programming pick by December’s Volunteer of the Month, Ruby Velasco, director Jean Vigo’s 1934 masterpiece L’Atalante comes to The Frida Cinema in a gorgeous new 4K Restoration! In Vigo’s hands, an unassuming tale of conjugalRead more about L’ATALANTE[...]
Dec 22 @ 2:00 pm
Just when you thought you’d seen every modern musical, gruesome zombie flick, and cheeky comedy from the UK, along comes all three in one… There’s never a good time for a zombie apocalypse…  When theRead more about ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE[...]
Dec 22 @ 2:00 pm
A wonderful programming pick by December’s Volunteer of the Month, Ruby Velasco, director Jean Vigo’s 1934 masterpiece L’Atalante comes to The Frida Cinema in a gorgeous new 4K Restoration! In Vigo’s hands, an unassuming tale of conjugalRead more about L’ATALANTE[...]
Dec 22 @ 4:00 pm
Just when you thought you’d seen every modern musical, gruesome zombie flick, and cheeky comedy from the UK, along comes all three in one… There’s never a good time for a zombie apocalypse…  When theRead more about ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE[...]
Dec 22 @ 5:00 pm
A wonderful programming pick by December’s Volunteer of the Month, Ruby Velasco, director Jean Vigo’s 1934 masterpiece L’Atalante comes to The Frida Cinema in a gorgeous new 4K Restoration! In Vigo’s hands, an unassuming tale of conjugalRead more about L’ATALANTE[...]

 

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Film Club Membership

As Orange County’s only non-profit, independent art house cinema, we rely on support from film lovers like you to keep our doors open and our screens lit, and Memberships are the perfect way to lend your support throughout the year!

Donating

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Volunteering

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THE BLOG

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