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Apr 22 @ 5:30 pm
Don’t miss Ed Wood, Tim Burton’s Oscar-winning 1994 love letter to the greatest of bad filmmakers, as The Frida’s series of films by Burton continues! Johnny Depp stars as Edward D. Wood Jr., the young director behindRead more about ED WOOD[...]
Apr 22 @ 7:30 pm
Based on the first novel of Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman as Lena, a biologist and former army soldier whose husband has disappeared while on a classified military ops mission.Read more about ANNIHILATION[...]
Apr 22 @ 8:00 pm
Don’t miss Ed Wood, Tim Burton’s Oscar-winning 1994 love letter to the greatest of bad filmmakers, as The Frida’s series of films by Burton continues! Johnny Depp stars as Edward D. Wood Jr., the young director behindRead more about ED WOOD[...]
Apr 22 @ 10:00 pm
A humorous but heavy film that has rarely been screened in America, Franco Rosso’s reggae-thumping, socially incendiary 1980 film Babylon – heralded as “One of the Best Reggae Films Ever” by Pitchfork – finally hitsRead more about BABYLON[...]
Apr 23 @ 2:30 pm
Based on the first novel of Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman as Lena, a biologist and former army soldier whose husband has disappeared while on a classified military ops mission.Read more about ANNIHILATION[...]
Apr 23 @ 2:30 pm
Don’t miss Ed Wood, Tim Burton’s Oscar-winning 1994 love letter to the greatest of bad filmmakers, as The Frida’s series of films by Burton continues! Johnny Depp stars as Edward D. Wood Jr., the young director behindRead more about ED WOOD[...]
Apr 23 @ 5:00 pm
Based on the first novel of Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman as Lena, a biologist and former army soldier whose husband has disappeared while on a classified military ops mission.Read more about ANNIHILATION[...]
Apr 23 @ 5:30 pm
Don’t miss Ed Wood, Tim Burton’s Oscar-winning 1994 love letter to the greatest of bad filmmakers, as The Frida’s series of films by Burton continues! Johnny Depp stars as Edward D. Wood Jr., the young director behindRead more about ED WOOD[...]
Apr 23 @ 7:30 pm
Based on the first novel of Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman as Lena, a biologist and former army soldier whose husband has disappeared while on a classified military ops mission.Read more about ANNIHILATION[...]
Apr 23 @ 8:00 pm
Don’t miss Ed Wood, Tim Burton’s Oscar-winning 1994 love letter to the greatest of bad filmmakers, as The Frida’s series of films by Burton continues! Johnny Depp stars as Edward D. Wood Jr., the young director behindRead more about ED WOOD[...]
Apr 23 @ 10:00 pm
A humorous but heavy film that has rarely been screened in America, Franco Rosso’s reggae-thumping, socially incendiary 1980 film Babylon – heralded as “One of the Best Reggae Films Ever” by Pitchfork – finally hitsRead more about BABYLON[...]
Apr 24 @ 2:30 pm
Based on the first novel of Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman as Lena, a biologist and former army soldier whose husband has disappeared while on a classified military ops mission.Read more about ANNIHILATION[...]
Apr 24 @ 2:30 pm
Our six-film Tim Burton retrospective continues with one of the director’s most beloved films, 2003’s Big Fish. Will Bloom (Billy Crudup) returns home to say goodbye to his ailing father, Ed (Albert Finney).  Estranged forRead more about BIG FISH[...]
Apr 24 @ 5:00 pm
Based on the first novel of Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman as Lena, a biologist and former army soldier whose husband has disappeared while on a classified military ops mission.Read more about ANNIHILATION[...]
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm
  Hey now! Rock and roll at The Frida Cinema on Wednesday, April 24th when Los Angeles Arts Society returns with 1986’s True Stories – a completely cool, multi-purpose movie from Talking Heads frontman David Byrne!Read more about TRUE STORIES (1986) + STEPHEN TOBOLOWSKY Q&A/BOOK SIGNING: PRESENTED BY LA ARTS SOCIETY[...]
Apr 24 @ 7:30 pm
Based on the first novel of Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman as Lena, a biologist and former army soldier whose husband has disappeared while on a classified military ops mission.Read more about ANNIHILATION[...]
Apr 24 @ 10:00 pm
A humorous but heavy film that has rarely been screened in America, Franco Rosso’s reggae-thumping, socially incendiary 1980 film Babylon – heralded as “One of the Best Reggae Films Ever” by Pitchfork – finally hitsRead more about BABYLON[...]
Apr 24 @ 10:00 pm
We continue our six-film tribute to Director of the Month Tim Burton with his visually breathtaking Gothic film Sleepy Hollow. Skeptical police inspector Ichabod Crane (Johnny Depp) is sent to Sleepy Hollow, New York, toRead more about SLEEPY HOLLOW[...]
Apr 25 @ 2:30 pm
Based on the first novel of Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman as Lena, a biologist and former army soldier whose husband has disappeared while on a classified military ops mission.Read more about ANNIHILATION[...]
Apr 25 @ 2:30 pm
Our six-film Tim Burton retrospective continues with one of the director’s most beloved films, 2003’s Big Fish. Will Bloom (Billy Crudup) returns home to say goodbye to his ailing father, Ed (Albert Finney).  Estranged forRead more about BIG FISH[...]
Apr 25 @ 5:00 pm
Based on the first novel of Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman as Lena, a biologist and former army soldier whose husband has disappeared while on a classified military ops mission.Read more about ANNIHILATION[...]
Apr 25 @ 5:00 pm
Our six-film Tim Burton retrospective continues with one of the director’s most beloved films, 2003’s Big Fish. Will Bloom (Billy Crudup) returns home to say goodbye to his ailing father, Ed (Albert Finney).  Estranged forRead more about BIG FISH[...]
Apr 25 @ 7:30 pm
Based on the first novel of Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman as Lena, a biologist and former army soldier whose husband has disappeared while on a classified military ops mission.Read more about ANNIHILATION[...]
Apr 25 @ 7:30 pm
Our six-film Tim Burton retrospective continues with one of the director’s most beloved films, 2003’s Big Fish. Will Bloom (Billy Crudup) returns home to say goodbye to his ailing father, Ed (Albert Finney).  Estranged forRead more about BIG FISH[...]
Apr 25 @ 10:00 pm
A humorous but heavy film that has rarely been screened in America, Franco Rosso’s reggae-thumping, socially incendiary 1980 film Babylon – heralded as “One of the Best Reggae Films Ever” by Pitchfork – finally hitsRead more about BABYLON[...]
Apr 25 @ 10:00 pm
We continue our six-film tribute to Director of the Month Tim Burton with his visually breathtaking Gothic film Sleepy Hollow. Skeptical police inspector Ichabod Crane (Johnny Depp) is sent to Sleepy Hollow, New York, toRead more about SLEEPY HOLLOW[...]
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm
An acclaimed and thoroughly gripping modern-day western, writer-director Nia DaCosta’s Little Woods comes to The Frida April 26th – May 2nd. In the sleepy town of Little Woods, North Dakota, Ollie (Tessa Thompson) is tryingRead more about LITTLE WOODS[...]
Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm
Little Woods is a modern-day western which follows Ollie (Thor: Ragnarok‘s Tessa Thompson) and Deb (Baby Driver‘s Lily James), a pair of estranged sisters, both who have been living at the fringes of society inRead more about LITTLE WOODS[...]
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm
Little Woods is a modern-day western which follows Ollie (Thor: Ragnarok‘s Tessa Thompson) and Deb (Baby Driver‘s Lily James), a pair of estranged sisters, both who have been living at the fringes of society inRead more about LITTLE WOODS[...]
Apr 26 @ 10:00 pm
Come on out for a special presentation of the classic martial arts duology Police Story at The Frida Cinema! Jackie Chan’s unique blend of martial arts and slapstick finally hit American screens in 1985 withRead more about POLICE STORY 1 & 2 (DOUBLE FEATURE!)[...]

 

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THE BLOG

GREG SESTERO – Author of “The Disaster Artist,” and star of cult classic “The Room” – visits us Friday, March 2nd!

“This play can be played without any age restriction. It will work if the chemistry between all the characters makes

“The Shape of Water” leads 2018 Oscar nominations with 13 nods! Here is full list of nominees!

Oscar nominations for the 90th annual awards were announced this morning from the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, and

Guillermo del Toro’s THE SHAPE OF WATER opens January 26 – and we’re celebrating by presenting del Toro classics throughout January!

An uncompromising, visionary auteur whose very first feature film, 1993’s Cronos, launched him into international acclaim after taking home eight

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