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Apr 20 @ 12:00 pm
A humorous but heavy film that has rarely been screened in America, Franco Rosso’s reggae-thumping, socially incendiary 1980 film Babylon – heralded as “One of the Best Reggae Films Ever” by Pitchfork – finally hitsRead more about BABYLON[...]
Apr 20 @ 2:00 pm
A humorous but heavy film that has rarely been screened in America, until now, Franco Rosso’s reggae-thumping, socially incendiary film, Babylon (1980), was made by Rosso and his ragtag group of friends with brutally realisticRead more about BABYLON[...]
Apr 20 @ 2:30 pm
Our March Volunteer of the Month, the amazing Douglas Tran, brings you acclaimed action director Luc Besson’s Léon: The Professional! A gritty hit-man flick set in the bowels of New York, and told with a distinctlyRead more about LEON: THE PROFESSIONAL[...]
Apr 20 @ 4:00 pm
A humorous but heavy film that has rarely been screened in America, Franco Rosso’s reggae-thumping, socially incendiary 1980 film Babylon – heralded as “One of the Best Reggae Films Ever” by Pitchfork – finally hitsRead more about BABYLON[...]
Apr 20 @ 5:30 pm
Our March Volunteer of the Month, the amazing Douglas Tran, brings you acclaimed action director Luc Besson’s Léon: The Professional! A gritty hit-man flick set in the bowels of New York, and told with a distinctlyRead more about LEON: THE PROFESSIONAL[...]
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm
A humorous but heavy film that has rarely been screened in America, Franco Rosso’s reggae-thumping, socially incendiary 1980 film Babylon – heralded as “One of the Best Reggae Films Ever” by Pitchfork – finally hitsRead more about BABYLON[...]
Apr 20 @ 8:00 pm
A humorous but heavy film that has rarely been screened in America, Franco Rosso’s reggae-thumping, socially incendiary 1980 film Babylon – heralded as “One of the Best Reggae Films Ever” by Pitchfork – finally hitsRead more about BABYLON[...]
Apr 20 @ 8:00 pm
Celebrate 4/20 at The Frida Cinema with American Genre Film Archive (AGFA)’s new 2K Roadshow Restoration of Reefer Madness – the 1936 the wacky-tobacky cult classic that shocked a generation!   This landmark propaganda gigglefest isRead more about REEFER MADNESS: 4/20 Roadshow 2K Restoration![...]
Apr 20 @ 10:00 pm
Join The Frida After Dark to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Alex Cox’s Repo Man! When punk rocker Otto (Emilio Estevez) lands a job repossessing cars with Bud (Harry Dean Stanton), things go from weirdRead more about REPO MAN[...]
Apr 21 @ 2:30 pm
Based on the first novel of Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman as Lena, a biologist and former army soldier whose husband has disappeared while on a classified military ops mission.Read more about ANNIHILATION[...]
Apr 21 @ 5:00 pm
Based on the first novel of Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman as Lena, a biologist and former army soldier whose husband has disappeared while on a classified military ops mission.Read more about ANNIHILATION[...]
Apr 21 @ 5:30 pm
The Frida Cinema’s month-long celebration of director Tim Burton would not be complete without one of his most personal and critically acclaimed films, Edward Scissorhands. Peg Boggs (Dianne Wiest) makes a living selling beauty productsRead more about EDWARD SCISSORHANDS[...]
Apr 21 @ 7:30 pm
Based on the first novel of Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman as Lena, a biologist and former army soldier whose husband has disappeared while on a classified military ops mission.Read more about ANNIHILATION[...]
Apr 21 @ 8:00 pm
The Frida Cinema’s month-long celebration of director Tim Burton would not be complete without one of his most personal and critically acclaimed films, Edward Scissorhands. Peg Boggs (Dianne Wiest) makes a living selling beauty productsRead more about EDWARD SCISSORHANDS[...]
Apr 21 @ 10:00 pm
A humorous but heavy film that has rarely been screened in America, Franco Rosso’s reggae-thumping, socially incendiary 1980 film Babylon – heralded as “One of the Best Reggae Films Ever” by Pitchfork – finally hitsRead more about BABYLON[...]
Apr 22 @ 2:30 pm
Based on the first novel of Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman as Lena, a biologist and former army soldier whose husband has disappeared while on a classified military ops mission.Read more about ANNIHILATION[...]
Apr 22 @ 5:00 pm
Based on the first novel of Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman as Lena, a biologist and former army soldier whose husband has disappeared while on a classified military ops mission.Read more about ANNIHILATION[...]
Apr 22 @ 5:30 pm
Don’t miss Ed Wood, Tim Burton’s Oscar-winning 1994 love letter to the greatest of bad filmmakers, as The Frida’s series of films by Burton continues! Johnny Depp stars as Edward D. Wood Jr., the young director behindRead more about ED WOOD[...]
Apr 22 @ 7:30 pm
Based on the first novel of Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman as Lena, a biologist and former army soldier whose husband has disappeared while on a classified military ops mission.Read more about ANNIHILATION[...]
Apr 22 @ 8:00 pm
Don’t miss Ed Wood, Tim Burton’s Oscar-winning 1994 love letter to the greatest of bad filmmakers, as The Frida’s series of films by Burton continues! Johnny Depp stars as Edward D. Wood Jr., the young director behindRead more about ED WOOD[...]
Apr 22 @ 10:00 pm
A humorous but heavy film that has rarely been screened in America, Franco Rosso’s reggae-thumping, socially incendiary 1980 film Babylon – heralded as “One of the Best Reggae Films Ever” by Pitchfork – finally hitsRead more about BABYLON[...]
Apr 23 @ 2:30 pm
Based on the first novel of Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman as Lena, a biologist and former army soldier whose husband has disappeared while on a classified military ops mission.Read more about ANNIHILATION[...]
Apr 23 @ 2:30 pm
Don’t miss Ed Wood, Tim Burton’s Oscar-winning 1994 love letter to the greatest of bad filmmakers, as The Frida’s series of films by Burton continues! Johnny Depp stars as Edward D. Wood Jr., the young director behindRead more about ED WOOD[...]
Apr 23 @ 5:00 pm
Based on the first novel of Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman as Lena, a biologist and former army soldier whose husband has disappeared while on a classified military ops mission.Read more about ANNIHILATION[...]
Apr 23 @ 5:30 pm
Don’t miss Ed Wood, Tim Burton’s Oscar-winning 1994 love letter to the greatest of bad filmmakers, as The Frida’s series of films by Burton continues! Johnny Depp stars as Edward D. Wood Jr., the young director behindRead more about ED WOOD[...]
Apr 23 @ 7:30 pm
Based on the first novel of Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman as Lena, a biologist and former army soldier whose husband has disappeared while on a classified military ops mission.Read more about ANNIHILATION[...]
Apr 23 @ 8:00 pm
Don’t miss Ed Wood, Tim Burton’s Oscar-winning 1994 love letter to the greatest of bad filmmakers, as The Frida’s series of films by Burton continues! Johnny Depp stars as Edward D. Wood Jr., the young director behindRead more about ED WOOD[...]
Apr 23 @ 10:00 pm
A humorous but heavy film that has rarely been screened in America, Franco Rosso’s reggae-thumping, socially incendiary 1980 film Babylon – heralded as “One of the Best Reggae Films Ever” by Pitchfork – finally hitsRead more about BABYLON[...]
Apr 24 @ 2:30 pm
Based on the first novel of Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman as Lena, a biologist and former army soldier whose husband has disappeared while on a classified military ops mission.Read more about ANNIHILATION[...]
Apr 24 @ 2:30 pm
Our six-film Tim Burton retrospective continues with one of the director’s most beloved films, 2003’s Big Fish. Will Bloom (Billy Crudup) returns home to say goodbye to his ailing father, Ed (Albert Finney).  Estranged forRead more about BIG FISH[...]

 

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