A History of Partnership

Since opening on February 21, 2014, The Frida Cinema has dedicated itself to partnering with, and supporting the efforts of, our community’s fellow non-profit, educational, and cultural institutions, as well as our community of artists, educators, and community leaders.  Here are just some of the wonderful mission-driven organizations we’ve worked with.

Asian Industry B2B
“Trafficked” (2017) Screening + Panel & Fundraiser
January 11, 2020

Association for Orphans and Destitute Children in Vietnam
Vietnamese Film Festival & ASSORV Fundraiser
November 22, 2015

Breath of Fire Latina Theater Ensemble
“Home for Mom” Performance & Podcast Recording
February 23, 2020

Chicano International Film Festival
“Aguruphobia” Screening + Q&A & Fundraiser
October 25, 2014

DeColores Queer Orange County
“Selena” (1997) Screening + Youth Scholarship Fundraiser
March 31, 2015

Gay Neighbors Families & Friends of Santa Ana (GNFFSA)
“The Women” (1939) & Martini Marquee Fundraiser
September 1, 2014

Heninger Elementary School SAUSD
Student Short Film Showcase
June, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival
Annual Film Festival
October, 2018 & 2019

Jacquelyn Bogue Foundation For Suicide Prevention OC
“The Fisher King” (1991) Robin Williams Tribute Screening & Discussion
August 20, 2014

Konsept Project
“Superbad” (2007) Screening & Themed Art Show
June 5, 2015

Hola Mexico Film Festival
Annual Film Festival
November, 2017 & 2018 / December, 2019

LGBT Center OC
“CinemaCO4” Series of LGBT-themed films / “Milk” (2008) Harvey Milk Day Screening 
Summer, 2015 / May 22, 2016 

Los Angeles Arts Society
Semi-monthly Screening & Discussion Series
2018 – 2020

Moon Cat Cafe
“Cat Video Fest” & Animal Rescue Fundraiser
April, 2018 & 2019

National Women’s Political Caucus (NWPC) OC
“Equal Means Equal” (2016) Screening & Discussion
March 19, 2016

Newport Beach Film Festival
Chilean Spotlight Sponsor
April 2017, 2018 & 2019

Next Generation of Filmmakers
NGF Film Festival
December 2014 & 2015

OC Register Book Club
A Conversation & Book Signing with Moby
May 17, 2017

OC Roller Girls Roller Derby
“Whip It” (2009) Screening & Fundraiser
November 22, 2015

Orange County Children’s Therapeutic Arts Center (OCCTAC)
“Landfill Harmonic” (2015) Screening & Discussion
February 5, 2016

Orange County School of the Arts (OSCA)
Steampunk Film Festival
January 7, 2020

Riot Stage
Heathers (1988) Outdoor Screening & Spare Parts for Broken Hearts Concert
September 5, 2015

Santa Ana Public Library
Drag Queen Storytime & Resource Fair
February 24, 2018

SAVS – Sexual Assault Victim Services
“The Vagina Monologues” (1996) – Live Production & Fundraiser
April 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017

SIKHlens
Annual SIKHlens Film & Arts Festival
November, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019

South Coast Repertory Theater
“Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock & Roll” — Outdoor Screening
February 15, 2018

Viva La Vida
“Frida” (2002) Screening & Dia de Muertos event fundraiser
September 12, 2018

University of California, Irvine (UCI):
Latin American Studies in Motion series

“Yo Soy Joaquín” (1969) Screening
April 25, 2018

Women’s Transportation Seminar OC (WTS-OC)
“Dream Big: Engineering our World” (2017) Screening & Kids’ Event 
May 19, 2018

Zazzy Cats Kitty Rescue
“Cat Video Fest” & Animal Rescue Fundraiser
April 10, 2019