Friday, Jan 21

El Topo

The Frida's Drive-Ins at Mess Hall Market are back! Join us as we kick off our 2022 series with Alejandro Jodorowsky's classic EL TOPO!

8:00pm

Saturday, Jan 22

Experience Alejandro Jodorowsky's legendary surreal masterpiece THE HOLY MOUNTAIN under the stars at Tustin's Mess Hall Market!

8:00pm

Thursday, Jan 27

Join us on Thursday, January 27th at 7:30pm at Tustin’s Mess Hall Market for Talking Heads’ pioneering live concert film Stop Making Sense!

8:00pm

Friday, Jan 28

The meticulous leader of a professional crime crew and an overworked LAPD detective cross paths in director Michael Mann’s 1995 heavy hitting crime drama Heat, the last entry in our Michael Mannuary series.

12:00pm

The meticulous leader of a professional crime crew and an overworked LAPD detective cross paths in director Michael Mann’s 1995 heavy hitting crime drama Heat, the last entry in our Michael Mannuary series.

4:00pm

Pedro Almodóvar strikes again with Parallel Mothers, a powerful new drama starring Academy Award-winner Penélope Cruz and Milena Smit.

5:00pm

Pedro Almodóvar strikes again with Parallel Mothers, a powerful new drama starring Academy Award-winner Penélope Cruz and Milena Smit.

7:30pm

The meticulous leader of a professional crime crew and an overworked LAPD detective cross paths in director Michael Mann’s 1995 heavy hitting crime drama Heat, the last entry in our Michael Mannuary series.

7:45pm

Round 1 of our Cage Match series - highlighting the movies of the one and only Nicolas Cage - kicks off with The Rock, an action-packed thriller from Michael Bay and Jerry Bruckheimer.

10:00pm

Making up the second half of Round 1 of our Cage Match series - highlighting the films of the one and only Nicolas Cage - is The Wicker Man, a folk horror film from Neil LaBute.

11:00pm

Saturday, Jan 29

Pedro Almodóvar strikes again with Parallel Mothers, a powerful new drama starring Academy Award-winner Penélope Cruz and Milena Smit.

12:00pm

The meticulous leader of a professional crime crew and an overworked LAPD detective cross paths in director Michael Mann’s 1995 heavy hitting crime drama Heat, the last entry in our Michael Mannuary series.

12:00pm

Pedro Almodóvar strikes again with Parallel Mothers, a powerful new drama starring Academy Award-winner Penélope Cruz and Milena Smit.

2:30pm

The meticulous leader of a professional crime crew and an overworked LAPD detective cross paths in director Michael Mann’s 1995 heavy hitting crime drama Heat, the last entry in our Michael Mannuary series.

4:00pm

Pedro Almodóvar strikes again with Parallel Mothers, a powerful new drama starring Academy Award-winner Penélope Cruz and Milena Smit.

5:00pm

Pedro Almodóvar strikes again with Parallel Mothers, a powerful new drama starring Academy Award-winner Penélope Cruz and Milena Smit.

7:30pm

The meticulous leader of a professional crime crew and an overworked LAPD detective cross paths in director Michael Mann’s 1995 heavy hitting crime drama Heat, the last entry in our Michael Mannuary series.

7:45pm

Round 1 of our Cage Match series - highlighting the movies of the one and only Nicolas Cage - kicks off with The Rock, an action-packed thriller from Michael Bay and Jerry Bruckheimer.

10:00pm

Making up the second half of Round 1 of our Cage Match series - highlighting the films of the one and only Nicolas Cage - is The Wicker Man, a folk horror film from Neil LaBute.

11:00pm

Sunday, Jan 30

Pedro Almodóvar strikes again with Parallel Mothers, a powerful new drama starring Academy Award-winner Penélope Cruz and Milena Smit.

12:00pm

The meticulous leader of a professional crime crew and an overworked LAPD detective cross paths in director Michael Mann’s 1995 heavy hitting crime drama Heat, the last entry in our Michael Mannuary series.

12:00pm

Pedro Almodóvar strikes again with Parallel Mothers, a powerful new drama starring Academy Award-winner Penélope Cruz and Milena Smit.

2:30pm

The meticulous leader of a professional crime crew and an overworked LAPD detective cross paths in director Michael Mann’s 1995 heavy hitting crime drama Heat, the last entry in our Michael Mannuary series.

4:00pm

Pedro Almodóvar strikes again with Parallel Mothers, a powerful new drama starring Academy Award-winner Penélope Cruz and Milena Smit.

5:00pm

Pedro Almodóvar strikes again with Parallel Mothers, a powerful new drama starring Academy Award-winner Penélope Cruz and Milena Smit.

7:30pm

The meticulous leader of a professional crime crew and an overworked LAPD detective cross paths in director Michael Mann’s 1995 heavy hitting crime drama Heat, the last entry in our Michael Mannuary series.

7:45pm

Monday, Jan 31

Pedro Almodóvar strikes again with Parallel Mothers, a powerful new drama starring Academy Award-winner Penélope Cruz and Milena Smit.

5:00pm

Pedro Almodóvar strikes again with Parallel Mothers, a powerful new drama starring Academy Award-winner Penélope Cruz and Milena Smit.

7:30pm

The meticulous leader of a professional crime crew and an overworked LAPD detective cross paths in director Michael Mann’s 1995 heavy hitting crime drama Heat, the last entry in our Michael Mannuary series.

7:45pm

Tuesday, Feb 1

Pedro Almodóvar strikes again with Parallel Mothers, a powerful new drama starring Academy Award-winner Penélope Cruz and Milena Smit.

5:00pm

The night starts off normally enough but things take a turn for the worse with Collateral, the next entry in our Michael Mannuary series.

5:30pm

Pedro Almodóvar strikes again with Parallel Mothers, a powerful new drama starring Academy Award-winner Penélope Cruz and Milena Smit.

7:30pm

The night starts off normally enough but things take a turn for the worse with Collateral, the next entry in our Michael Mannuary series.

8:00pm

Wednesday, Feb 2

Pedro Almodóvar strikes again with Parallel Mothers, a powerful new drama starring Academy Award-winner Penélope Cruz and Milena Smit.

5:00pm

The night starts off normally enough but things take a turn for the worse with Collateral, the next entry in our Michael Mannuary series.

5:30pm

Join us on Wednesday, February 2nd at 7:30pm at Tustin’s Mess Hall Market for Edgar Wright’s video game-graphic novel-action-comedy masterpiece Scott Pilgrim vs. The World!

7:30pm

Punk lives with Poly Styrene: I Am a Cliche, a revealing documentary about the iconic X-Ray Spex front-woman.

7:30pm

The night starts off normally enough but things take a turn for the worse with Collateral, the next entry in our Michael Mannuary series.

8:00pm

Thursday, Feb 3

Pedro Almodóvar strikes again with Parallel Mothers, a powerful new drama starring Academy Award-winner Penélope Cruz and Milena Smit.

5:00pm

The night starts off normally enough but things take a turn for the worse with Collateral, the next entry in our Michael Mannuary series.

5:30pm

Pedro Almodóvar strikes again with Parallel Mothers, a powerful new drama starring Academy Award-winner Penélope Cruz and Milena Smit.

7:30pm

The night starts off normally enough but things take a turn for the worse with Collateral, the next entry in our Michael Mannuary series.

8:00pm

Friday, Feb 4

From co-writers/co-directors Emily Bennett and Justin Brooks comes the 2021 Mile High Horror Film Festival winner Alone with You. 

8:00pm

The long-lost footage of John Liu’s 1984 production of New York Ninja becomes assembled into glorious completion - all in a stunning feat by Vinegar Syndrome.

10:00pm

Saturday, Feb 5

From co-writers/co-directors Emily Bennett and Justin Brooks comes the 2021 Mile High Horror Film Festival winner Alone with You. 

9:30pm

The long-lost footage of John Liu’s 1984 production of New York Ninja becomes assembled into glorious completion - all in a stunning feat by Vinegar Syndrome.

10:00pm

Sunday, Feb 6

The long-lost footage of John Liu’s 1984 production of New York Ninja becomes assembled into glorious completion - all in a stunning feat by Vinegar Syndrome.

8:00pm

From co-writers/co-directors Emily Bennett and Justin Brooks comes the 2021 Mile High Horror Film Festival winner Alone with You. 

8:15pm

Monday, Feb 7

The long-lost footage of John Liu’s 1984 production of New York Ninja becomes assembled into glorious completion - all in a stunning feat by Vinegar Syndrome.

9:00pm

From co-writers/co-directors Emily Bennett and Justin Brooks comes the 2021 Mile High Horror Film Festival winner Alone with You. 

9:30pm

Tuesday, Feb 8

The long-lost footage of John Liu’s 1984 production of New York Ninja becomes assembled into glorious completion - all in a stunning feat by Vinegar Syndrome.

9:00pm

From co-writers/co-directors Emily Bennett and Justin Brooks comes the 2021 Mile High Horror Film Festival winner Alone with You. 

9:30pm

Wednesday, Feb 9

Jump in your cars and prepare to have your minds melted as The Frida Cinema presents Nobuhiko Obayashi's 1977 cult masterpiece HAUSU!

7:30pm

The long-lost footage of John Liu’s 1984 production of New York Ninja becomes assembled into glorious completion - all in a stunning feat by Vinegar Syndrome.

9:00pm

From co-writers/co-directors Emily Bennett and Justin Brooks comes the 2021 Mile High Horror Film Festival winner Alone with You. 

9:30pm

Thursday, Feb 10

Join Santa Ana's Tropicanna for a one night-only screening of Alex Cox's Sid and Nancy, starring Gary Oldman!

8:30pm

The long-lost footage of John Liu’s 1984 production of New York Ninja becomes assembled into glorious completion - all in a stunning feat by Vinegar Syndrome.

9:30pm

Friday, Feb 11

Calling all mojito fiends! It's Michael Mann's 2006 adaptation of Miami Vice, starring the inimitable duo of Colin Farrell and Jamie Foxx.

8:00pm

Dasha Nekrasova, co-creator of the Red Scare podcast, makes her directorial debut with The Scary of Sixty-First, a daring slice of New York horror.

10:30pm

Saturday, Feb 12

Calling all mojito fiends! It's Michael Mann's 2006 adaptation of Miami Vice, starring the inimitable duo of Colin Farrell and Jamie Foxx.

7:30pm

Dasha Nekrasova, co-creator of the Red Scare podcast, makes her directorial debut with The Scary of Sixty-First, a daring slice of New York horror.

9:30pm

Bust out those plastic spoons! Tommy Wiseau’s The Room is returning in all its football-throwing glory!

10:00pm

Sunday, Feb 13

Harold and Maude

Spend Valentine’s Day with Harold and Maude! Harold is a morose teenager who is obsessed with death and faking suicide. His macabre activities are interrupted when he meets Maude, an elderly woman who is full of life.

2:30pm
Harold and Maude

Spend Valentine’s Day with Harold and Maude! Harold is a morose teenager who is obsessed with death and faking suicide. His macabre activities are interrupted when he meets Maude, an elderly woman who is full of life.

5:30pm
Harold and Maude

Spend Valentine’s Day with Harold and Maude! Harold is a morose teenager who is obsessed with death and faking suicide. His macabre activities are interrupted when he meets Maude, an elderly woman who is full of life.

8:00pm

Dasha Nekrasova, co-creator of the Red Scare podcast, makes her directorial debut with The Scary of Sixty-First, a daring slice of New York horror.

8:30pm

Monday, Feb 14

Harold and Maude

Spend Valentine’s Day with Harold and Maude! Harold is a morose teenager who is obsessed with death and faking suicide. His macabre activities are interrupted when he meets Maude, an elderly woman who is full of life.

5:30pm
Harold and Maude

Spend Valentine’s Day with Harold and Maude! Harold is a morose teenager who is obsessed with death and faking suicide. His macabre activities are interrupted when he meets Maude, an elderly woman who is full of life.

8:00pm

Dasha Nekrasova, co-creator of the Red Scare podcast, makes her directorial debut with The Scary of Sixty-First, a daring slice of New York horror.

9:30pm

Tuesday, Feb 15

Trivia Night

Join us Tuesday, February 1th at 7:30pm for The Frida Cinema’s next iteration of Trivia Night!

7:30pm

Dasha Nekrasova, co-creator of the Red Scare podcast, makes her directorial debut with The Scary of Sixty-First, a daring slice of New York horror.

9:30pm

Wednesday, Feb 16

Witness one of the greatest love stories of all time with Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

5:00pm

Witness one of the greatest love stories of all time with Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

7:15pm

Join us on Wednesday, February 16th at 7:30pm at Tustin’s Mess Hall Market for Katsuhiro Otomo's cyberpunk classic Akira!

7:30pm

Dasha Nekrasova, co-creator of the Red Scare podcast, makes her directorial debut with The Scary of Sixty-First, a daring slice of New York horror.

9:30pm

Thursday, Feb 17

Witness one of the greatest love stories of all time with Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

5:00pm

Witness one of the greatest love stories of all time with Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

7:15pm

Dasha Nekrasova, co-creator of the Red Scare podcast, makes her directorial debut with The Scary of Sixty-First, a daring slice of New York horror.

9:30pm

Friday, Feb 18

Witness one of the greatest love stories of all time with Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

2:00pm

Witness one of the greatest love stories of all time with Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

8:00pm

Wednesday, Feb 23

Mandy poster

Join us on Wednesday, February 23rd at 7:30pm at Tustin’s Mess Hall Market for Panos Cosmatos’ essential midnight horror film Mandy!

7:30pm

Friday, Feb 25

Cage Match returns for Round 2 with Nicolas Cage playing romantic lead opposite Cher in Norman Jewison’s romantic comedy Moonstruck!

10:00pm

And in this corner of Cage Match Round 2, Nicolas Cage’s Academy Award nominated performance as twin brothers Charlie & Donald Kaufman in Spike Jonze’s Adaptation...

11:00pm

Saturday, Feb 26

Cage Match returns for Round 2 with Nicolas Cage playing romantic lead opposite Cher in Norman Jewison’s romantic comedy Moonstruck!

8:00pm

And in this corner of Cage Match Round 2, Nicolas Cage’s Academy Award nominated performance as twin brothers Charlie & Donald Kaufman in Spike Jonze’s Adaptation...

9:00pm

 

 

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THE FRIDA CINEMA WILL BE CLOSED JANUARY 14TH - 27TH, IN CONSIDERATION OF THE OMICRON OUTBREAK
The Frida Cinema has made the difficult decision to temporarily close our doors for two weeks effective tomorrow, Friday January 14th.
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THE FRIDA CINEMA IS PROUD TO HAVE BEEN AWARDED A NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS GRANT!
The Frida Cinema is proud to annouce we have been approved for a $10,000 National Endowment for the Arts Challenge America award to support free community screenings throughout Santa Ana!
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