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Nov 14 @ 2:30 pm
From Luca Guadagnino, acclaimed director of last year’s Oscar-winning Call Me By Your Name, comes a bold new twist on an iconic horror classic — Suspiria! In Guadagnino’s 2018 remake of Dario Argento’s 1977 chiller, anRead more about SUSPIRIA (2018)[...]
Nov 14 @ 5:30 pm
From Luca Guadagnino, acclaimed director of last year’s Oscar-winning Call Me By Your Name, comes a bold new twist on an iconic horror classic — Suspiria! In Guadagnino’s 2018 remake of Dario Argento’s 1977 chiller, anRead more about SUSPIRIA (2018)[...]
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm
On Wednesday, November 14th, we invite you to a very special screening of new documentary Agave: The Spirit of a Nation – complemented by an opportunity to sample some fine tequila, included in your ticket!Read more about AGAVE: THE SPIRIT OF A NATION + Tequila Tasting Opening Reception![...]
Nov 14 @ 8:30 pm
From Luca Guadagnino, acclaimed director of last year’s Oscar-winning Call Me By Your Name, comes a bold new twist on an iconic horror classic — Suspiria! In Guadagnino’s 2018 remake of Dario Argento’s 1977 chiller, anRead more about SUSPIRIA (2018)[...]
Nov 14 @ 10:00 pm
The Frida Cinema continues its John Carpenter month with his 1987 supernatural horror classic, Prince of Darkness! While researching the belongings of a fellow clergyman who passed away, a priest (Donald Pleasence) discovers a vileRead more about PRINCE OF DARKNESS[...]
Nov 15 @ 2:00 pm
The Frida Cinema continues its John Carpenter month with his 1987 supernatural horror classic, Prince of Darkness! While researching the belongings of a fellow clergyman who passed away, a priest (Donald Pleasence) discovers a vileRead more about PRINCE OF DARKNESS[...]
Nov 15 @ 2:30 pm
From Luca Guadagnino, acclaimed director of last year’s Oscar-winning Call Me By Your Name, comes a bold new twist on an iconic horror classic — Suspiria! In Guadagnino’s 2018 remake of Dario Argento’s 1977 chiller, anRead more about SUSPIRIA (2018)[...]
Nov 15 @ 5:00 pm
The Frida Cinema continues its John Carpenter month with his 1987 supernatural horror classic, Prince of Darkness! While researching the belongings of a fellow clergyman who passed away, a priest (Donald Pleasence) discovers a vileRead more about PRINCE OF DARKNESS[...]
Nov 15 @ 5:30 pm
From Luca Guadagnino, acclaimed director of last year’s Oscar-winning Call Me By Your Name, comes a bold new twist on an iconic horror classic — Suspiria! In Guadagnino’s 2018 remake of Dario Argento’s 1977 chiller, anRead more about SUSPIRIA (2018)[...]
Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm
The Frida Cinema continues its John Carpenter month with his 1987 supernatural horror classic, Prince of Darkness! While researching the belongings of a fellow clergyman who passed away, a priest (Donald Pleasence) discovers a vileRead more about PRINCE OF DARKNESS[...]
Nov 15 @ 8:30 pm
From Luca Guadagnino, acclaimed director of last year’s Oscar-winning Call Me By Your Name, comes a bold new twist on an iconic horror classic — Suspiria! In Guadagnino’s 2018 remake of Dario Argento’s 1977 chiller, anRead more about SUSPIRIA (2018)[...]
Nov 15 @ 10:00 pm
The Frida Cinema continues its John Carpenter month with his 1987 supernatural horror classic, Prince of Darkness! While researching the belongings of a fellow clergyman who passed away, a priest (Donald Pleasence) discovers a vileRead more about PRINCE OF DARKNESS[...]
Nov 16 @ 1:30 pm
From Epic Pictures comes thrilling new genre mashup Lasso! Simon (Andrew Jacobs) and Kit (Lindsey Morgan) are  leaders of an Active Senior Tour group visiting a remote small-town rodeo festival. An entertaining spectacle of stuntRead more about LASSO[...]
Nov 16 @ 3:30 pm
From Epic Pictures comes thrilling new genre mashup Lasso! Simon (Andrew Jacobs) and Kit (Lindsey Morgan) are  leaders of an Active Senior Tour group visiting a remote small-town rodeo festival. An entertaining spectacle of stuntRead more about LASSO[...]
Nov 16 @ 5:30 pm
From Epic Pictures comes thrilling new genre mashup Lasso! Simon (Andrew Jacobs) and Kit (Lindsey Morgan) are  leaders of an Active Senior Tour group visiting a remote small-town rodeo festival. An entertaining spectacle of stuntRead more about LASSO[...]
Nov 16 @ 5:30 pm
The Frida Cinema continues its John Carpenter month with his 1987 supernatural horror classic, Prince of Darkness! While researching the belongings of a fellow clergyman who passed away, a priest (Donald Pleasence) discovers a vileRead more about PRINCE OF DARKNESS[...]
Nov 16 @ 7:45 pm
The Frida Cinema continues its John Carpenter month with his 1987 supernatural horror classic, Prince of Darkness! While researching the belongings of a fellow clergyman who passed away, a priest (Donald Pleasence) discovers a vileRead more about PRINCE OF DARKNESS[...]
Nov 16 @ 8:00 pm
From Epic Pictures comes thrilling new genre mashup Lasso! Simon (Andrew Jacobs) and Kit (Lindsey Morgan) are  leaders of an Active Senior Tour group visiting a remote small-town rodeo festival. An entertaining spectacle of stuntRead more about LASSO[...]
Nov 16 @ 10:00 pm
Newly preserved by American Genre Film Archive (AGFA) and Something Weird – from the only 16mm print in existence – Ed Wood’s final lost film Take It Out in Trade comes to The Frida on November 16thRead more about TAKE IT OUT IN TRADE: The Final Lost Film by Ed Wood[...]
Nov 16 @ 10:30 pm
From Epic Pictures comes thrilling new genre mashup Lasso! Simon (Andrew Jacobs) and Kit (Lindsey Morgan) are  leaders of an Active Senior Tour group visiting a remote small-town rodeo festival. An entertaining spectacle of stuntRead more about LASSO[...]
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 7:15 pm
A great way to spend your Saturday morning and afternoon–watching movies and meeting interesting people in the Creative Arts industry. And don’t miss the critically acclaimed play, Rag Head! Over 14-hours of content to chooseRead more about SIKHLens Film Festival: Saturday Matinee[...]
Nov 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:20 pm
A recently married husband and wife play a strange game with each other. They decide to live under the same roof as strangers but the husband tries winning her love back. Will he be successfulRead more about SIKHLens Film Festival: LAUNG LAACHI[...]
Nov 17 @ 8:15 pm – 10:30 pm
Soorma is a story about the triumph of the human spirit, following a player who made headlines for his miraculous comeback after facing a near death experience through sheer determination, hard work and unrelenting passionRead more about SIKHLens Film Festival: SOORMA[...]
Nov 17 @ 11:00 pm
From Epic Pictures comes thrilling new genre mashup Lasso! Simon (Andrew Jacobs) and Kit (Lindsey Morgan) are  leaders of an Active Senior Tour group visiting a remote small-town rodeo festival. An entertaining spectacle of stuntRead more about LASSO[...]
Nov 17 @ 11:00 pm
Newly preserved by American Genre Film Archive (AGFA) and Something Weird – from the only 16mm print in existence – Ed Wood’s final lost film Take It Out in Trade comes to The Frida on November 16thRead more about TAKE IT OUT IN TRADE: The Final Lost Film by Ed Wood[...]
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 3:35 pm
A great way to spend your Sunday morning and afternoon, watching interesting movies and meeting interesting people. 8-hours of content to choose from, all with the Sunday matinee ticket! Short Film Session II Sikhs Across theRead more about SIKHLens Film Festival: Sunday Matinee[...]
Nov 18 @ 4:30 pm – 6:50 pm
A Sikh serving in the British Indian Army is deputed to Europe to fight in World War I. Saturday, November 17th – 4:30pm
Nov 18 @ 4:45 pm – 6:50 pm
Princess of God is an inspirational story focused on the qualities and values of a true Kaur. It establishes the true character of a Kaur, how it originates, the various qualities and testing situations. ItRead more about SIKHLens Film Festival: Princess of God[...]
Nov 18 @ 10:00 pm
From Epic Pictures comes thrilling new genre mashup Lasso! Simon (Andrew Jacobs) and Kit (Lindsey Morgan) are  leaders of an Active Senior Tour group visiting a remote small-town rodeo festival. An entertaining spectacle of stuntRead more about LASSO[...]
Nov 19 @ 1:30 pm
From Epic Pictures comes thrilling new genre mashup Lasso! Simon (Andrew Jacobs) and Kit (Lindsey Morgan) are  leaders of an Active Senior Tour group visiting a remote small-town rodeo festival. An entertaining spectacle of stuntRead more about LASSO[...]

 

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THE BLOG

Tickets now available for December 6th encore screening of Neil Breen’s TWISTED PAIR! Tonight’s show Sold Out!

Encore Screening! Our November screening of writer-director Neil Breen’s latest opus sold out!  So we’re giving you a second chance to

Calling all Public Image Ltd (PiL) fans! See new doc THE PUBLIC IMAGE IS ROTTEN at The Frida – and the band at The Observatory!

After the breakup of legendary UK punk band Sex Pistols, John Lydon (AKA Johnny Rotten) formed Public Image Ltd (PiL),

Actress BARBARA MAGNOLFI joins us October 5th at 7:30pm with Dario Argento’s SUSPIRIA!

Join us this Friday, October 5th, for our 7:30pm screening of Dario Argento’s 1977 horror classic Suspiria, which will be followed

MANDY has been extended one more week! Daily screenings through Thursday!

Panos Cosmatos’ sensational Mandy is now The Frida Cinema’s #1 top-grossing first-run film since we opened in 2014! We’re keeping it

A Look Into the Life of Julie Taymor, the Visionary Director of “Frida” and “Across the Universe”

This month, The Frida Cinema is proudly screening Frida and Across the Universe, two extraordinary films directed by a visionary

Celebrate Burt Reynolds with SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT on September 27!

On September 27th, The Frida Cinema pays tribute to the late, great Burt Reynolds. with special screenings of his beloved

Special Screening of FRIDA to benefit Viva La Vida Santa Ana!

Join us Wednesday, September 12 at 8pm for a special screening of Julie Taymor’s Academy Award-winning 2002 film FRIDA, featuring

Volunteer Spotlight: BRYAN TERRY

Hello again!  Frida Volunteer Kat Sotoodeh here, with another post for my blog series Volunteer Spotlight. …except this time, I’m cheating

“THE NIGHT IS SHORT, WALK ON GIRL” is a Must-See!

GKids presents the latest in their incredible slate of contemporary international anime films, The Night is Short, Walk on Girl