Friday, Dec 6

Polyester
10:00pm

Adding a whiff of "Odorama" to Frida After Dark is Polyester, a comic classic from Director of the Month John Waters. Hefty housewife Francine thinks she's found an escape from her chaotic home life in the arms of the dashing Todd Tomorrow, but this unlikely romance might not be all it's cracked up to be.

In Fabric poster
11:30pm

From Peter Strickland - the singular auteur behind the sumptuous The Duke of Burgundy and auditory giallo-homage Berberian Sound Studio - comes the stylish cinematic nightmare In Fabric, back for a new round of encore screenings courtesy of A24.

Saturday, Dec 7

The Aeronauts poster
12:00pm

Hop aboard for Amazon's critically acclaimed The Aeronauts. Starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, this biographical adventure features the two as explorers trying to mount a balloon expedition that will take them higher than anyone in history.

White Snake poster
12:00pm

From Chinese studio Light Chaser Animation comes White Snake, a visually stunning new take on a classic legend. A young woman travels with a snake catcher on a journey to discover her real identity, with the two developing feelings for each other over the course of their search.

The Aeronauts poster
2:30pm

Hop aboard for Amazon's critically acclaimed The Aeronauts. Starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, this biographical adventure features the two as explorers trying to mount a balloon expedition that will take them higher than anyone in history.

3:30pm

Join us as we welcome Santa Ana's LibroMobile for an afternoon of cinema, readings, and a celebration of a beloved icon of the written word with a special screening of new documentary Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am, opened by literary readings of Toni Morrison's work by local writers.

The Aeronauts poster
5:00pm

Hop aboard for Amazon's critically acclaimed The Aeronauts. Starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, this biographical adventure features the two as explorers trying to mount a balloon expedition that will take them higher than anyone in history.

The Irishman
7:00pm

Finally coming to the big screen is Martin Scorsese’s long-anticipated gangster drama The Irishman! Following hitman Frank Sheeran, the film explores the Bufalino crime family enforcer's biggest hits as well as his involvement in the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa.

The Monster Squad
8:00pm

Scripts Gone Wild presents a special reading of The Monster Squad, the epic tale of some slick kids who do battle against a batch of copyright-friendly movie monsters to save the world! They're bringing a murderer's row of drunken talent, including some special guests from the film itself!

In Fabric poster
11:00pm

From Peter Strickland - the singular auteur behind the sumptuous The Duke of Burgundy and auditory giallo-homage Berberian Sound Studio - comes the stylish cinematic nightmare In Fabric, back for a new round of encore screenings courtesy of A24.

Sunday, Dec 8

The Irishman
12:00pm

Finally coming to the big screen is Martin Scorsese’s long-anticipated gangster drama The Irishman! Following hitman Frank Sheeran, the film explores the Bufalino crime family enforcer's biggest hits as well as his involvement in the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa.

The Aeronauts poster
12:00pm

Hop aboard for Amazon's critically acclaimed The Aeronauts. Starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, this biographical adventure features the two as explorers trying to mount a balloon expedition that will take them higher than anyone in history.

The Aeronauts poster
2:30pm

Hop aboard for Amazon's critically acclaimed The Aeronauts. Starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, this biographical adventure features the two as explorers trying to mount a balloon expedition that will take them higher than anyone in history.

The Irishman
4:00pm

Finally coming to the big screen is Martin Scorsese’s long-anticipated gangster drama The Irishman! Following hitman Frank Sheeran, the film explores the Bufalino crime family enforcer's biggest hits as well as his involvement in the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa.

The Aeronauts poster
5:00pm

Hop aboard for Amazon's critically acclaimed The Aeronauts. Starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, this biographical adventure features the two as explorers trying to mount a balloon expedition that will take them higher than anyone in history.

In Fabric poster
8:00pm

From Peter Strickland - the singular auteur behind the sumptuous The Duke of Burgundy and auditory giallo-homage Berberian Sound Studio - comes the stylish cinematic nightmare In Fabric, back for a new round of encore screenings courtesy of A24.

White Snake poster
8:45pm

From Chinese studio Light Chaser Animation comes White Snake, a visually stunning new take on a classic legend. A young woman travels with a snake catcher on a journey to discover her real identity, with the two developing feelings for each other over the course of their search.

Monday, Dec 9

White Snake poster
12:00pm

From Chinese studio Light Chaser Animation comes White Snake, a visually stunning new take on a classic legend. A young woman travels with a snake catcher on a journey to discover her real identity, with the two developing feelings for each other over the course of their search.

The Irishman
2:30pm

Finally coming to the big screen is Martin Scorsese’s long-anticipated gangster drama The Irishman! Following hitman Frank Sheeran, the film explores the Bufalino crime family enforcer's biggest hits as well as his involvement in the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa.

The Aeronauts poster
2:30pm

Hop aboard for Amazon's critically acclaimed The Aeronauts. Starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, this biographical adventure features the two as explorers trying to mount a balloon expedition that will take them higher than anyone in history.

The Aeronauts poster
5:30pm

Hop aboard for Amazon's critically acclaimed The Aeronauts. Starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, this biographical adventure features the two as explorers trying to mount a balloon expedition that will take them higher than anyone in history.

White Snake poster
7:30pm

From Chinese studio Light Chaser Animation comes White Snake, a visually stunning new take on a classic legend. A young woman travels with a snake catcher on a journey to discover her real identity, with the two developing feelings for each other over the course of their search.

The Aeronauts poster
8:00pm

Hop aboard for Amazon's critically acclaimed The Aeronauts. Starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, this biographical adventure features the two as explorers trying to mount a balloon expedition that will take them higher than anyone in history.

White Snake poster
9:45pm

From Chinese studio Light Chaser Animation comes White Snake, a visually stunning new take on a classic legend. A young woman travels with a snake catcher on a journey to discover her real identity, with the two developing feelings for each other over the course of their search.

In Fabric poster
10:00pm

From Peter Strickland - the singular auteur behind the sumptuous The Duke of Burgundy and auditory giallo-homage Berberian Sound Studio - comes the stylish cinematic nightmare In Fabric, back for a new round of encore screenings courtesy of A24.

Tuesday, Dec 10

White Snake poster
12:00pm

From Chinese studio Light Chaser Animation comes White Snake, a visually stunning new take on a classic legend. A young woman travels with a snake catcher on a journey to discover her real identity, with the two developing feelings for each other over the course of their search.

The Irishman
2:30pm

Finally coming to the big screen is Martin Scorsese’s long-anticipated gangster drama The Irishman! Following hitman Frank Sheeran, the film explores the Bufalino crime family enforcer's biggest hits as well as his involvement in the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa.

The Aeronauts poster
2:30pm

Hop aboard for Amazon's critically acclaimed The Aeronauts. Starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, this biographical adventure features the two as explorers trying to mount a balloon expedition that will take them higher than anyone in history.

The Aeronauts poster
5:30pm

Hop aboard for Amazon's critically acclaimed The Aeronauts. Starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, this biographical adventure features the two as explorers trying to mount a balloon expedition that will take them higher than anyone in history.

White Snake poster
7:30pm

From Chinese studio Light Chaser Animation comes White Snake, a visually stunning new take on a classic legend. A young woman travels with a snake catcher on a journey to discover her real identity, with the two developing feelings for each other over the course of their search.

The Aeronauts poster
8:00pm

Hop aboard for Amazon's critically acclaimed The Aeronauts. Starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, this biographical adventure features the two as explorers trying to mount a balloon expedition that will take them higher than anyone in history.

White Snake poster
9:45pm

From Chinese studio Light Chaser Animation comes White Snake, a visually stunning new take on a classic legend. A young woman travels with a snake catcher on a journey to discover her real identity, with the two developing feelings for each other over the course of their search.

In Fabric poster
10:00pm

From Peter Strickland - the singular auteur behind the sumptuous The Duke of Burgundy and auditory giallo-homage Berberian Sound Studio - comes the stylish cinematic nightmare In Fabric, back for a new round of encore screenings courtesy of A24.

Wednesday, Dec 11

White Snake poster
12:00pm

From Chinese studio Light Chaser Animation comes White Snake, a visually stunning new take on a classic legend. A young woman travels with a snake catcher on a journey to discover her real identity, with the two developing feelings for each other over the course of their search.

The Irishman
2:30pm

Finally coming to the big screen is Martin Scorsese’s long-anticipated gangster drama The Irishman! Following hitman Frank Sheeran, the film explores the Bufalino crime family enforcer's biggest hits as well as his involvement in the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa.

The Aeronauts poster
2:30pm

Hop aboard for Amazon's critically acclaimed The Aeronauts. Starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, this biographical adventure features the two as explorers trying to mount a balloon expedition that will take them higher than anyone in history.

The Aeronauts poster
5:30pm

Hop aboard for Amazon's critically acclaimed The Aeronauts. Starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, this biographical adventure features the two as explorers trying to mount a balloon expedition that will take them higher than anyone in history.

The Irishman
7:30pm

Finally coming to the big screen is Martin Scorsese’s long-anticipated gangster drama The Irishman! Following hitman Frank Sheeran, the film explores the Bufalino crime family enforcer's biggest hits as well as his involvement in the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa.

The Aeronauts poster
8:00pm

Hop aboard for Amazon's critically acclaimed The Aeronauts. Starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, this biographical adventure features the two as explorers trying to mount a balloon expedition that will take them higher than anyone in history.

In Fabric poster
10:00pm

From Peter Strickland - the singular auteur behind the sumptuous The Duke of Burgundy and auditory giallo-homage Berberian Sound Studio - comes the stylish cinematic nightmare In Fabric, back for a new round of encore screenings courtesy of A24.

Thursday, Dec 12

White Snake poster
12:00pm

From Chinese studio Light Chaser Animation comes White Snake, a visually stunning new take on a classic legend. A young woman travels with a snake catcher on a journey to discover her real identity, with the two developing feelings for each other over the course of their search.

The Irishman
2:30pm

Finally coming to the big screen is Martin Scorsese’s long-anticipated gangster drama The Irishman! Following hitman Frank Sheeran, the film explores the Bufalino crime family enforcer's biggest hits as well as his involvement in the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa.

The Aeronauts poster
2:30pm

Hop aboard for Amazon's critically acclaimed The Aeronauts. Starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, this biographical adventure features the two as explorers trying to mount a balloon expedition that will take them higher than anyone in history.

The Aeronauts poster
5:30pm

Hop aboard for Amazon's critically acclaimed The Aeronauts. Starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, this biographical adventure features the two as explorers trying to mount a balloon expedition that will take them higher than anyone in history.

The Irishman
7:30pm

Finally coming to the big screen is Martin Scorsese’s long-anticipated gangster drama The Irishman! Following hitman Frank Sheeran, the film explores the Bufalino crime family enforcer's biggest hits as well as his involvement in the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa.

The Aeronauts poster
8:00pm

Hop aboard for Amazon's critically acclaimed The Aeronauts. Starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, this biographical adventure features the two as explorers trying to mount a balloon expedition that will take them higher than anyone in history.

In Fabric poster
10:00pm

From Peter Strickland - the singular auteur behind the sumptuous The Duke of Burgundy and auditory giallo-homage Berberian Sound Studio - comes the stylish cinematic nightmare In Fabric, back for a new round of encore screenings courtesy of A24.

Friday, Dec 13

Friday the 13th The Final Chapter poster
2:30pm

Our "Friday the 13th's on Friday the 13th on Friday the 13th's" series continues with the fourth installment of the iconic slasher series, Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter! When yet another group of teenagers travels to Camp Crystal Lake for some weekend fun, not even the likes of Crispin Glover and Corey Feldman can keep bloodthirsty Jason Voorhees from showing up and doing what he does best.

Pain and Glory poster
2:30pm

Experience the highs and the lows in the life of Salvador Mallo, the protagonist of Academy Award-winner Pedro Almodóvar's latest film Pain and Glory. An aging director declining in both health and creativity, Salvador tries to reconnect with his past through a series of encounters with foes, lovers, and memories.

Pain and Glory poster
5:00pm

Experience the highs and the lows in the life of Salvador Mallo, the protagonist of Academy Award-winner Pedro Almodóvar's latest film Pain and Glory. An aging director declining in both health and creativity, Salvador tries to reconnect with his past through a series of encounters with foes, lovers, and memories.

Friday the 13th The Final Chapter poster
5:30pm

Our "Friday the 13th's on Friday the 13th on Friday the 13th's" series continues with the fourth installment of the iconic slasher series, Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter! When yet another group of teenagers travels to Camp Crystal Lake for some weekend fun, not even the likes of Crispin Glover and Corey Feldman can keep bloodthirsty Jason Voorhees from showing up and doing what he does best.

Pain and Glory poster
7:30pm

Experience the highs and the lows in the life of Salvador Mallo, the protagonist of Academy Award-winner Pedro Almodóvar's latest film Pain and Glory. An aging director declining in both health and creativity, Salvador tries to reconnect with his past through a series of encounters with foes, lovers, and memories.

Friday the 13th The Final Chapter poster
8:00pm

Our "Friday the 13th's on Friday the 13th on Friday the 13th's" series continues with the fourth installment of the iconic slasher series, Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter! When yet another group of teenagers travels to Camp Crystal Lake for some weekend fun, not even the likes of Crispin Glover and Corey Feldman can keep bloodthirsty Jason Voorhees from showing up and doing what he does best.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show
11:00pm

Experience our amazing, award-winning shadow cast troupe K.A.O.S. as they bring 1975 musical cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show to life at The Frida!

Saturday, Dec 14

Pain and Glory poster
12:00pm

Experience the highs and the lows in the life of Salvador Mallo, the protagonist of Academy Award-winner Pedro Almodóvar's latest film Pain and Glory. An aging director declining in both health and creativity, Salvador tries to reconnect with his past through a series of encounters with foes, lovers, and memories.

Downtown 81 poster
1:00pm

Revisit 80s Manhattan with Edo Bertoglio's Downtown 81, a time capsule of the post-punk era. Featuring Jean Michel Basquiat, the film follows the legendary artist as he wanders the streets of New York trying to sell one of his paintings.

Pain and Glory poster
2:30pm

Experience the highs and the lows in the life of Salvador Mallo, the protagonist of Academy Award-winner Pedro Almodóvar's latest film Pain and Glory. An aging director declining in both health and creativity, Salvador tries to reconnect with his past through a series of encounters with foes, lovers, and memories.

Sold out
7:00pm

**This event is SOLD OUT! Co-stars and internationally renown vocalists Ted Neeley and Yvonne Elliman join us in person for a special one-night-only screening of classic 1973 musical Jesus Christ Superstar - presented in its Sing-Along version!

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival 2019 poster
7:30pm

Horrible Imaginings returns with the second installment of its new short horror showcase Horrible Imaginings Presents: Campfire Tales! Join them for a night of original short cinema that has been collected from around the world and Q&As with cast and crew members from the films.

The Room poster
11:00pm

Bust out those plastic spoons because Tommy Wiseau’s The Room is returning to Frida After Dark! Wiseau plays a San Francisco banker whose fiancé develops wandering eyes for his best friend. Add in close calls with drug dealers and cancer and you have a truly unforgettable piece of cinema.

Sunday, Dec 15

Downtown 81 poster
1:00pm

Revisit 80s Manhattan with Edo Bertoglio's Downtown 81, a time capsule of the post-punk era. Featuring Jean Michel Basquiat, the film follows the legendary artist as he wanders the streets of New York trying to sell one of his paintings.

Pain and Glory poster
2:30pm

Experience the highs and the lows in the life of Salvador Mallo, the protagonist of Academy Award-winner Pedro Almodóvar's latest film Pain and Glory. An aging director declining in both health and creativity, Salvador tries to reconnect with his past through a series of encounters with foes, lovers, and memories.

Promare poster
3:00pm

Trigger is back with new screenings of Promare, the first feature-length film from the acclaimed anime studio. When a group of aggressive mutants appears, the epic battle between "Burning Rescue" team member Galo Thymos and the leader of the mutants begins.

Pain and Glory poster
5:00pm

Experience the highs and the lows in the life of Salvador Mallo, the protagonist of Academy Award-winner Pedro Almodóvar's latest film Pain and Glory. An aging director declining in both health and creativity, Salvador tries to reconnect with his past through a series of encounters with foes, lovers, and memories.

Promare poster
5:30pm

Trigger is back with new screenings of Promare, the first feature-length film from the acclaimed anime studio. When a group of aggressive mutants appears, the epic battle between "Burning Rescue" team member Galo Thymos and the leader of the mutants begins.

Pain and Glory poster
7:30pm

Experience the highs and the lows in the life of Salvador Mallo, the protagonist of Academy Award-winner Pedro Almodóvar's latest film Pain and Glory. An aging director declining in both health and creativity, Salvador tries to reconnect with his past through a series of encounters with foes, lovers, and memories.

Downtown 81 poster
8:00pm

Revisit 80s Manhattan with Edo Bertoglio's Downtown 81, a time capsule of the post-punk era. Featuring Jean Michel Basquiat, the film follows the legendary artist as he wanders the streets of New York trying to sell one of his paintings.

Monday, Dec 16

Downtown 81 poster
1:00pm

Revisit 80s Manhattan with Edo Bertoglio's Downtown 81, a time capsule of the post-punk era. Featuring Jean Michel Basquiat, the film follows the legendary artist as he wanders the streets of New York trying to sell one of his paintings.

Pain and Glory poster
2:30pm

Experience the highs and the lows in the life of Salvador Mallo, the protagonist of Academy Award-winner Pedro Almodóvar's latest film Pain and Glory. An aging director declining in both health and creativity, Salvador tries to reconnect with his past through a series of encounters with foes, lovers, and memories.

Promare poster
3:00pm

Trigger is back with new screenings of Promare, the first feature-length film from the acclaimed anime studio. When a group of aggressive mutants appears, the epic battle between "Burning Rescue" team member Galo Thymos and the leader of the mutants begins.

Pain and Glory poster
5:00pm

Experience the highs and the lows in the life of Salvador Mallo, the protagonist of Academy Award-winner Pedro Almodóvar's latest film Pain and Glory. An aging director declining in both health and creativity, Salvador tries to reconnect with his past through a series of encounters with foes, lovers, and memories.

Promare poster
5:30pm

Trigger is back with new screenings of Promare, the first feature-length film from the acclaimed anime studio. When a group of aggressive mutants appears, the epic battle between "Burning Rescue" team member Galo Thymos and the leader of the mutants begins.

Pain and Glory poster
7:30pm

Experience the highs and the lows in the life of Salvador Mallo, the protagonist of Academy Award-winner Pedro Almodóvar's latest film Pain and Glory. An aging director declining in both health and creativity, Salvador tries to reconnect with his past through a series of encounters with foes, lovers, and memories.

Downtown 81 poster
8:00pm

Revisit 80s Manhattan with Edo Bertoglio's Downtown 81, a time capsule of the post-punk era. Featuring Jean Michel Basquiat, the film follows the legendary artist as he wanders the streets of New York trying to sell one of his paintings.

Tuesday, Dec 17

Pain and Glory poster
2:30pm

Experience the highs and the lows in the life of Salvador Mallo, the protagonist of Academy Award-winner Pedro Almodóvar's latest film Pain and Glory. An aging director declining in both health and creativity, Salvador tries to reconnect with his past through a series of encounters with foes, lovers, and memories.

Promare poster
2:30pm

Trigger is back with new screenings of Promare, the first feature-length film from the acclaimed anime studio. When a group of aggressive mutants appears, the epic battle between "Burning Rescue" team member Galo Thymos and the leader of the mutants begins.

Pain and Glory poster
5:00pm

Experience the highs and the lows in the life of Salvador Mallo, the protagonist of Academy Award-winner Pedro Almodóvar's latest film Pain and Glory. An aging director declining in both health and creativity, Salvador tries to reconnect with his past through a series of encounters with foes, lovers, and memories.

Promare poster
5:30pm

Trigger is back with new screenings of Promare, the first feature-length film from the acclaimed anime studio. When a group of aggressive mutants appears, the epic battle between "Burning Rescue" team member Galo Thymos and the leader of the mutants begins.

Trivia Night
FREE!
7:30pm

Grab your favorite fellow film-lovers, sign up your team of up to six, and join us for The Frida Cinema’s Film Trivia Night! The topics will vary, but will have one thing in common -- MOVIES! Participation is free, but be sure to RSVP!

Promare poster
8:00pm

Trigger is back with new screenings of Promare, the first feature-length film from the acclaimed anime studio. When a group of aggressive mutants appears, the epic battle between "Burning Rescue" team member Galo Thymos and the leader of the mutants begins.

Wednesday, Dec 18

Pain and Glory poster
2:30pm

Experience the highs and the lows in the life of Salvador Mallo, the protagonist of Academy Award-winner Pedro Almodóvar's latest film Pain and Glory. An aging director declining in both health and creativity, Salvador tries to reconnect with his past through a series of encounters with foes, lovers, and memories.

Promare poster
2:30pm

Trigger is back with new screenings of Promare, the first feature-length film from the acclaimed anime studio. When a group of aggressive mutants appears, the epic battle between "Burning Rescue" team member Galo Thymos and the leader of the mutants begins.

Pain and Glory poster
5:00pm

Experience the highs and the lows in the life of Salvador Mallo, the protagonist of Academy Award-winner Pedro Almodóvar's latest film Pain and Glory. An aging director declining in both health and creativity, Salvador tries to reconnect with his past through a series of encounters with foes, lovers, and memories.

Promare poster
5:30pm

Trigger is back with new screenings of Promare, the first feature-length film from the acclaimed anime studio. When a group of aggressive mutants appears, the epic battle between "Burning Rescue" team member Galo Thymos and the leader of the mutants begins.

Pain and Glory poster
7:30pm

Experience the highs and the lows in the life of Salvador Mallo, the protagonist of Academy Award-winner Pedro Almodóvar's latest film Pain and Glory. An aging director declining in both health and creativity, Salvador tries to reconnect with his past through a series of encounters with foes, lovers, and memories.

Promare poster
8:00pm

Trigger is back with new screenings of Promare, the first feature-length film from the acclaimed anime studio. When a group of aggressive mutants appears, the epic battle between "Burning Rescue" team member Galo Thymos and the leader of the mutants begins.

Desperate Living poster
10:00pm

Live a little with Desperate Living, the second installment in Director of the Month John Waters’ Trash Trilogy! Wealthy Peggy and housekeeper Grizelda go on the lam after mudering Peggy's husband but find themselves in a strange town ruled by the tyrannical Queen Carlotta.

Thursday, Dec 19

Pain and Glory poster
2:30pm

Experience the highs and the lows in the life of Salvador Mallo, the protagonist of Academy Award-winner Pedro Almodóvar's latest film Pain and Glory. An aging director declining in both health and creativity, Salvador tries to reconnect with his past through a series of encounters with foes, lovers, and memories.

Promare poster
2:30pm

Trigger is back with new screenings of Promare, the first feature-length film from the acclaimed anime studio. When a group of aggressive mutants appears, the epic battle between "Burning Rescue" team member Galo Thymos and the leader of the mutants begins.

Pain and Glory poster
5:00pm

Experience the highs and the lows in the life of Salvador Mallo, the protagonist of Academy Award-winner Pedro Almodóvar's latest film Pain and Glory. An aging director declining in both health and creativity, Salvador tries to reconnect with his past through a series of encounters with foes, lovers, and memories.

Promare poster
5:30pm

Trigger is back with new screenings of Promare, the first feature-length film from the acclaimed anime studio. When a group of aggressive mutants appears, the epic battle between "Burning Rescue" team member Galo Thymos and the leader of the mutants begins.

Pain and Glory poster
7:30pm

Experience the highs and the lows in the life of Salvador Mallo, the protagonist of Academy Award-winner Pedro Almodóvar's latest film Pain and Glory. An aging director declining in both health and creativity, Salvador tries to reconnect with his past through a series of encounters with foes, lovers, and memories.

Promare poster
8:00pm

Trigger is back with new screenings of Promare, the first feature-length film from the acclaimed anime studio. When a group of aggressive mutants appears, the epic battle between "Burning Rescue" team member Galo Thymos and the leader of the mutants begins.

Desperate Living poster
10:00pm

Live a little with Desperate Living, the second installment in Director of the Month John Waters’ Trash Trilogy! Wealthy Peggy and housekeeper Grizelda go on the lam after mudering Peggy's husband but find themselves in a strange town ruled by the tyrannical Queen Carlotta.

Friday, Dec 20

Nightmare Before Christmas poster
2:00pm

Frida After Dark is making Christmastime with Henry Selick’s macabre holiday tale The Nightmare Before Christmas. When Pumpkin King Jack Skellington gets tired of Halloween, he stumbles upon Christmas and endeavors to make the holiday his creepy own.

Nightmare Before Christmas poster
4:00pm

Frida After Dark is making Christmastime with Henry Selick’s macabre holiday tale The Nightmare Before Christmas. When Pumpkin King Jack Skellington gets tired of Halloween, he stumbles upon Christmas and endeavors to make the holiday his creepy own.

Nightmare Before Christmas poster
6:00pm

Frida After Dark is making Christmastime with Henry Selick’s macabre holiday tale The Nightmare Before Christmas. When Pumpkin King Jack Skellington gets tired of Halloween, he stumbles upon Christmas and endeavors to make the holiday his creepy own.

8:00pm

The beaches of Los Angeles run red in Jaws of Los Angeles - a new B-movie-throwback shark attack flick from director Dustin Ferguson and So Cal Cinema Studios! Screening will be followed by a Secret Bonus Feature Film!

Nightmare Before Christmas poster
8:30pm

Frida After Dark is making Christmastime with Henry Selick’s macabre holiday tale The Nightmare Before Christmas. When Pumpkin King Jack Skellington gets tired of Halloween, he stumbles upon Christmas and endeavors to make the holiday his creepy own.

Saturday, Dec 21

When Lambs Become Lions poster
12:30pm

Jon Kasbe takes viewers on a deep dive into the African ivory trade with his striking documentary When Lambs Become Lions. Exploring both sides of the conservation divide, the film raises the question of what the relative value of an elephant's life is to a human's.

Nightmare Before Christmas poster
2:00pm

Frida After Dark is making Christmastime with Henry Selick’s macabre holiday tale The Nightmare Before Christmas. When Pumpkin King Jack Skellington gets tired of Halloween, he stumbles upon Christmas and endeavors to make the holiday his creepy own.

When Lambs Become Lions poster
2:30pm

Jon Kasbe takes viewers on a deep dive into the African ivory trade with his striking documentary When Lambs Become Lions. Exploring both sides of the conservation divide, the film raises the question of what the relative value of an elephant's life is to a human's.

Nightmare Before Christmas poster
4:00pm

Frida After Dark is making Christmastime with Henry Selick’s macabre holiday tale The Nightmare Before Christmas. When Pumpkin King Jack Skellington gets tired of Halloween, he stumbles upon Christmas and endeavors to make the holiday his creepy own.

Die Hard poster
5:00pm

Tis the season for Ode to Joy and bright, festive explosions, both of which feature prominently in John McTiernan's action classic Die Hard! When German terrorists seize a corporate office building, it's up to NYPD detective John McClane to stop them and save the day.

Nightmare Before Christmas poster
6:00pm

Frida After Dark is making Christmastime with Henry Selick’s macabre holiday tale The Nightmare Before Christmas. When Pumpkin King Jack Skellington gets tired of Halloween, he stumbles upon Christmas and endeavors to make the holiday his creepy own.

Die Hard poster
7:30pm

Tis the season for Ode to Joy and bright, festive explosions, both of which feature prominently in John McTiernan's action classic Die Hard! When German terrorists seize a corporate office building, it's up to NYPD detective John McClane to stop them and save the day.

Nightmare Before Christmas poster
8:00pm

Frida After Dark is making Christmastime with Henry Selick’s macabre holiday tale The Nightmare Before Christmas. When Pumpkin King Jack Skellington gets tired of Halloween, he stumbles upon Christmas and endeavors to make the holiday his creepy own.

Sunday, Dec 22

Pain and Glory poster
12:30pm

Experience the highs and the lows in the life of Salvador Mallo, the protagonist of Academy Award-winner Pedro Almodóvar's latest film Pain and Glory. An aging director declining in both health and creativity, Salvador tries to reconnect with his past through a series of encounters with foes, lovers, and memories.

Nightmare Before Christmas poster
2:00pm

Frida After Dark is making Christmastime with Henry Selick’s macabre holiday tale The Nightmare Before Christmas. When Pumpkin King Jack Skellington gets tired of Halloween, he stumbles upon Christmas and endeavors to make the holiday his creepy own.

Pain and Glory poster
2:30pm

Experience the highs and the lows in the life of Salvador Mallo, the protagonist of Academy Award-winner Pedro Almodóvar's latest film Pain and Glory. An aging director declining in both health and creativity, Salvador tries to reconnect with his past through a series of encounters with foes, lovers, and memories.

Nightmare Before Christmas poster
4:00pm

Frida After Dark is making Christmastime with Henry Selick’s macabre holiday tale The Nightmare Before Christmas. When Pumpkin King Jack Skellington gets tired of Halloween, he stumbles upon Christmas and endeavors to make the holiday his creepy own.

Die Hard poster
4:30pm

Tis the season for Ode to Joy and bright, festive explosions, both of which feature prominently in John McTiernan's action classic Die Hard! When German terrorists seize a corporate office building, it's up to NYPD detective John McClane to stop them and save the day.

Nightmare Before Christmas poster
6:00pm

Frida After Dark is making Christmastime with Henry Selick’s macabre holiday tale The Nightmare Before Christmas. When Pumpkin King Jack Skellington gets tired of Halloween, he stumbles upon Christmas and endeavors to make the holiday his creepy own.

Die Hard poster
7:30pm

Tis the season for Ode to Joy and bright, festive explosions, both of which feature prominently in John McTiernan's action classic Die Hard! When German terrorists seize a corporate office building, it's up to NYPD detective John McClane to stop them and save the day.

Nightmare Before Christmas poster
8:00pm

Frida After Dark is making Christmastime with Henry Selick’s macabre holiday tale The Nightmare Before Christmas. When Pumpkin King Jack Skellington gets tired of Halloween, he stumbles upon Christmas and endeavors to make the holiday his creepy own.

Monday, Dec 23

Nightmare Before Christmas poster
2:00pm

Frida After Dark is making Christmastime with Henry Selick’s macabre holiday tale The Nightmare Before Christmas. When Pumpkin King Jack Skellington gets tired of Halloween, he stumbles upon Christmas and endeavors to make the holiday his creepy own.

Die Hard poster
2:30pm

Tis the season for Ode to Joy and bright, festive explosions, both of which feature prominently in John McTiernan's action classic Die Hard! When German terrorists seize a corporate office building, it's up to NYPD detective John McClane to stop them and save the day.

Nightmare Before Christmas poster
4:00pm

Frida After Dark is making Christmastime with Henry Selick’s macabre holiday tale The Nightmare Before Christmas. When Pumpkin King Jack Skellington gets tired of Halloween, he stumbles upon Christmas and endeavors to make the holiday his creepy own.

Die Hard poster
5:30pm

Tis the season for Ode to Joy and bright, festive explosions, both of which feature prominently in John McTiernan's action classic Die Hard! When German terrorists seize a corporate office building, it's up to NYPD detective John McClane to stop them and save the day.

Nightmare Before Christmas poster
6:00pm

Frida After Dark is making Christmastime with Henry Selick’s macabre holiday tale The Nightmare Before Christmas. When Pumpkin King Jack Skellington gets tired of Halloween, he stumbles upon Christmas and endeavors to make the holiday his creepy own.

Nightmare Before Christmas poster
8:00pm

Frida After Dark is making Christmastime with Henry Selick’s macabre holiday tale The Nightmare Before Christmas. When Pumpkin King Jack Skellington gets tired of Halloween, he stumbles upon Christmas and endeavors to make the holiday his creepy own.

Die Hard poster
8:30pm

Tis the season for Ode to Joy and bright, festive explosions, both of which feature prominently in John McTiernan's action classic Die Hard! When German terrorists seize a corporate office building, it's up to NYPD detective John McClane to stop them and save the day.

Tuesday, Dec 24

It's A Wonderful Life poster
12:00pm

An annual Christmastime tradition returns with Frank Capra’s beloved 1946 classic It's A Wonderful Life. When George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart) contemplates suicide on Christmas Eve, his guardian angel shows him what the world would look like without him.

Wednesday, Dec 25

It's A Wonderful Life poster
12:00pm

An annual Christmastime tradition returns with Frank Capra’s beloved 1946 classic It's A Wonderful Life. When George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart) contemplates suicide on Christmas Eve, his guardian angel shows him what the world would look like without him.

Thursday, Dec 26

Nightmare Before Christmas poster
2:00pm

Frida After Dark is making Christmastime with Henry Selick’s macabre holiday tale The Nightmare Before Christmas. When Pumpkin King Jack Skellington gets tired of Halloween, he stumbles upon Christmas and endeavors to make the holiday his creepy own.

Nightmare Before Christmas poster
4:00pm

Frida After Dark is making Christmastime with Henry Selick’s macabre holiday tale The Nightmare Before Christmas. When Pumpkin King Jack Skellington gets tired of Halloween, he stumbles upon Christmas and endeavors to make the holiday his creepy own.

Nightmare Before Christmas poster
6:00pm

Frida After Dark is making Christmastime with Henry Selick’s macabre holiday tale The Nightmare Before Christmas. When Pumpkin King Jack Skellington gets tired of Halloween, he stumbles upon Christmas and endeavors to make the holiday his creepy own.

Nightmare Before Christmas poster
8:00pm

Frida After Dark is making Christmastime with Henry Selick’s macabre holiday tale The Nightmare Before Christmas. When Pumpkin King Jack Skellington gets tired of Halloween, he stumbles upon Christmas and endeavors to make the holiday his creepy own.

8:00pm

When a group of Jewish young adults deduce that they are being targeted because they have violated Judaic law, they call on the help of a wise Rabbi, and soon find that their only chance of survival is to embrace their faith.  A gory classic-slasher homage boasting a who's-who of 80's genre icons, screening will be followed by a Q&A with writer-director Eben McGarr!

Friday, Dec 27

7:00pm

Keep the holiday spirit alive after Christmas ends with the Twisted Christmas Triple Feature! Included in this off-the-wall evening are Bob Clark's Black Christmas, absurdist French mash-up Dial Code Santa Claus, and Mexican cult classic Santa Claus.

Saturday, Dec 28

Jingle All The Way poster
7:00pm

Join Bombs Away Show as they turbo blast into the Christmas season with the best worst holiday movie ever, Jingle All The Way! Arnold Schwarzenegger stars as a workaholic dad trying to get a popular action figure for his son, getting into an insane amount of trouble along the way.

Sunday, Dec 29

Pink Flamingos poster
7:00pm

Wrapping up Director of the Month John Water’s holiday filth-tacular is a double feature of Pink Flamingos and Female Trouble. Starring frequent Waters collaborator Divine, these films are widely regarded as two of the director's funniest and filthiest features.

Monday, Dec 30

Pink Flamingos poster
7:30pm

Wrapping up Director of the Month John Water’s holiday filth-tacular is a double feature of Pink Flamingos and Female Trouble. Starring frequent Waters collaborator Divine, these films are widely regarded as two of the director's funniest and filthiest features.

Saturday, Jan 4

Animation SOS poster
12:00pm

The new year kicks off with The 21st Annual Animation Show of Shows! Composed of 10 short films from seven different countries, the selections cover everything from political and philosophical concerns to questions of identity and personal relationships.

Animation SOS poster
2:30pm

The new year kicks off with The 21st Annual Animation Show of Shows! Composed of 10 short films from seven different countries, the selections cover everything from political and philosophical concerns to questions of identity and personal relationships.

Sunday, Jan 5

Animation SOS poster
12:00pm

The new year kicks off with The 21st Annual Animation Show of Shows! Composed of 10 short films from seven different countries, the selections cover everything from political and philosophical concerns to questions of identity and personal relationships.

Animation SOS poster
2:30pm

The new year kicks off with The 21st Annual Animation Show of Shows! Composed of 10 short films from seven different countries, the selections cover everything from political and philosophical concerns to questions of identity and personal relationships.

Friday, Jan 10

The Rocky Horror Picture Show
11:00pm

Experience our amazing, award-winning shadow cast troupe K.A.O.S. as they bring 1975 musical cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show to life at The Frida!

Saturday, Jan 11

Trafficked
1:00pm

Join Asian Industry B2B for a special screening of the timely documentary Trafficked. An in-depth investigation into the worldwide problem of human trafficking, the movie will be followed by a nonprofit panel that will discuss the issues addressed by the film.

The Room poster
10:00pm

Bust out those plastic spoons because Tommy Wiseau’s The Room is returning to Frida After Dark! Wiseau plays a San Francisco banker whose fiancé develops wandering eyes for his best friend. Add in close calls with drug dealers and cancer and you have a truly unforgettable piece of cinema.

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