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I, TITANE
Frida writing team member Josh Green examines the questions of identity and gender-fluidity tackled by Julia Ducournau's Titane.
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Possessed by POSSESSION
Frida writing team member Josh Green shares his impressions of Possession in anticipation of his first time watching it this weekend.
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SCENE SELECTIONS Episode 20: Soviet September
“KTFC: Scene Selections” is a series of conversations between Anthony McKelroy, Miquela Davis, and a rotating cast of friends of The Frida Cinema. Tune in as we dissect shot compositions, overanalyze subtext, and wait for our coronavirus vaccines. Scene Selections is honored to welcome Dr. Kevin O’Brien to the show to discuss the best of Soviet Cinema. Dr. O’Brien has a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from UC Berkeley and also studied at St. Petersburg University in Russia. He teaches course topics on 19th and 20th century Russian literature, poetry, and the 20th Century Russian avant-garde.
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History of Horror
The critically praised and fan-favorite horror documentary series Eli Roth’s History of Horror, from AMC, made its season three premiere on October 1, 2021. The showrunner for Eli Roth's History of Horror, Kurt Sayenga, is an established television documentary series director, writer, and executive producer, who's best known for the science television documentary programs Through the Wormhole, Microkillers, Origins: The Journey of Mankind, and Breakthrough. Sayenga is a film buff and dedicated horror film fan, who, combined with the talents of horror master Eli Roth, created a program delighting both staunch horror movie fans and casual viewers. Sayenga shares with us what it takes to develop a horror documentary series, the films that make the series, and the impact of horror cinema. Bonilla: When you’re developing the episodes, is it the film topics, or the films of interest that come first? Sayenga: It’s a little of both. We come up with general topics that fit into the template that we’ve
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Coming In From The Cold: A Continued Foray into Russian Film
Frida Content Editor Reggie Peralta picks up where our Soviet September series leaves off with an examination of 5 more movies from Russia and the former USSR.
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I, TITANE

I, TITANE

Frida writing team member Josh Green examines the questions of identity and gender-fluidity tackled by Julia Ducournau's Titane.
Read More
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Possessed by POSSESSION

Possessed by POSSESSION

Frida writing team member Josh Green shares his impressions of Possession in anticipation of his first time watching it this weekend.
Read More
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History of Horror

History of Horror

The critically praised and fan-favorite horror documentary series Eli Roth’s History of Horror, from AMC, made its season three premiere on October 1, 2021. The showrunner for Eli Roth's History of Horror, Kurt Sayenga, is an established television documentary series director, writer, and executive producer, who's best known for the science television documentary programs Through the Wormhole, Microkillers, Origins: The Journey of Mankind, and Breakthrough. Sayenga is a film buff and dedicated horror film fan, who, combined with the talents of horror master Eli Roth, created a program delighting both staunch horror movie fans and casual viewers. Sayenga shares with us what it takes to develop a horror documentary series, the films that make the series, and the impact of horror cinema. Bonilla: When you’re developing the episodes, is it the film topics, or the films of interest that come first? Sayenga: It’s a little of both. We come up with general topics that fit into the template that we’ve
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Coming In From The Cold: A Continued Foray into Russian Film

Coming In From The Cold: A Continued Foray into Russian Film

Frida Content Editor Reggie Peralta picks up where our Soviet September series leaves off with an examination of 5 more movies from Russia and the former USSR.
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FREE Outdoor Event -- Pacific Symphony's Chamber Ensemble + Screening of Disney's FANTASIA -- Saturday, September 25th!

FREE Outdoor Event — Pacific Symphony’s Chamber Ensemble + Screening of Disney’s FANTASIA — Saturday, September 25th!

Join us Saturday, September 25th at Plaza Calle Cuatro for a FREE, outdoor, all-ages evening of live music and classic cinema, as we partner with the City of Santa Ana to bring you a performance by PACIFIC SYMPTHONY'S CHAMBER ENSEMBLE, followed by a screening of Disney classic FANTASIA!
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Looking back at 35 years of Blue Velvet

Looking back at 35 years of Blue Velvet

Has it really been thirty-five years?? In celebration of our upcoming 35th Anniversary Screening of BLUE VELVET (and accompanying Art Show!), The Frida's Executive Director Logan Crow looks back at his own 35-year relationship with David Lynch's iconic 1986 classic.
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World of Animation

World of Animation

Are you an Orange County student who is currently in, or about to enter. Grades 7th – 12th? If so, we invite you to register for our free 2021 WORLD OF ANIMATION program! This in-person Film-viewing + Discussion program will take place every Tuesday afternoon at 3:30pm starting Tuesday, October 5th!
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David Byrne's American Utopia (The Heat Goes On)

David Byrne’s American Utopia (The Heat Goes On)

“So, after all this, what do I think this show is about? I won’t say — that’s like putting the nose on the clown — but I will say the title is not ironic.”
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The Passing of Days

The Passing of Days

Frida writing team member Austin Jaye reflects on Tsai Ming-Liang's Days and how it complements the rest of the director's oeuvre.
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