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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),


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