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Tools 4 Schools Backpack Drive
Join the Frida Cinema in helping Tools 4 Schools gather backpacks and school supplies for kids in Santa Ana and neighboring communities!
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SCENE SELECTIONS EPISODE 10: LIVE Q&A w/ Dr. Maja Gutman, Until The End Of The World
In partnership with the SCIENCE ON SCREEN initiative, the Frida Cinema is proud to host Dr. Maja Gutman, Ph.D and Professor Atalia Lopez for a live Q&A presentation following Wim Wenders’ monstrous 287-minute cut of Until The End Of The World (1991).
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SCENE SELECTIONS EPISODE 9: ANIMATION SPECIAL
On this goofy edition of Scene Selections, Anthony & Miquela are joined by animation fan Isa Bulnes-Shaw to discuss great scenes of animation in the last century.
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CinemaSafe Guidelines for Reopening
WE'RE BACK! The Frida Cinema's doors have reopened, and our screens once again lit with great cinema! For the safety of our guests, volunteers, and staff, we are following local, state, and federal guidelines, as well as the National Association of Theatre Owners' CinemaSafe guidlines, which are recommendations of health experts to address the specific environment of movie theaters. We look forward to seeing you at the movies! CinemaSafe Health & Safety Guidelines Masks Required All guests, employees, and volunteers must wear a face covering or mask inside our lobby and auditoriums.  Guests will be allowed to lower their masks once in their auditorium seats, and only when taking a bite or a drink.  Patrons must wear a face covering at all times, except as noted by the CDC and herein. Those who are unwilling to wear a face covering will be denied entry. Social Distancing Appropriate physical distancing must
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SCENE SELECTIONS EPISODE 8: OSCARS 2021 SPECIAL!
In this episode, co-hosts Anthony McKelroy & Miquela Davis tune in to the 93rd Annual Academy Awards and offer their commentary as they watch the show LIVE.
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Cinema Fridadiso

Cinema Fridadiso

"But what is most important about Cinema Paradiso is the way it captures the heart of moviegoing, the nostalgia of youth, and the importance of cinema."
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Y2K Films: The Radical Legacy of Tom Green 

Y2K Films: The Radical Legacy of Tom Green 

A dive into the work of Tom Green and the legacy left behind in the twenty years since his infamous 2001 “comedy”. Prepare the sausage.
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The Weird Shall Inherit: A Tour Through 5 Misfit Musicals

The Weird Shall Inherit: A Tour Through 5 Misfit Musicals

A tour through the weird world of alternative and offbeat musicals.
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Selena - La Rosa Blanca

Selena – La Rosa Blanca

"The unfilmable novel of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez's life was first attempted in Gregory Nava's sprawling, cradle-to-grave biographical drama Selena (1997)."
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“Back to the Movies”: A Retrospective

“Back to the Movies”: A Retrospective

"The movie theatre has become but a memory to most. Like what you’d have with a former lover, there’s a special kind of aching you feel when you long for something you can’t return to."
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Akira - An Influence to All of Film

Akira – An Influence to All of Film

Throughout the history of animated film there has been numerous films that can easily described as influential to the medium...
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WE'RE BACK!  The Frida Cinema invites you to join us April 20th -- at the cinema! -- for a special screening of DAZED AND CONFUSED!

WE’RE BACK! The Frida Cinema invites you to join us April 20th — at the cinema! — for a special screening of DAZED AND CONFUSED!

On Tuesday, April 20th, The Frida Cinema invites you to join us for a classic that invites you to flash back to a time when...well, you could watch a classic movie at The Frida Cinema! For our first screening in over a year at The Frida, we're joining art house cinemas around the world in partnering with our colleagues at Alamo Drafthouse to present a special screening of Richard Linklater's DAZED AND CONFUSED -- followed by a screening of a brand new Cast Reunion that the Alamo Draftouse will be conducting and sharing with participating theaters! 
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KINO! Germany Now!

KINO! Germany Now!

We're very excited to partner with KINO! Germany NOW! to present a handpicked selection of Germany’s most promising narrative and documentary films that premiered within the last year, many of them directed by women.
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Y2K Films: Mulholland Drive, No Hay Banda

Y2K Films: Mulholland Drive, No Hay Banda

“Much more than an enigma to be cracked, Mulholland Drive takes as its subject the very act of solving: the pleasurable and perilous, essential and absurd process of making narrative sense, of needing and creating meaning. Whether or not they explicitly pose the question, Lynch’s late films ponder the role of story at times when reality itself can seem out of joint.” -- Dennis Lim, ‘The Man From Another Place’, 2015
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