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Actor ZACH GALLIGAN joins us December 7 & 8 with GREMLINS!

Actor ZACH GALLIGAN joins us December 7 & 8 with GREMLINS!

“Don’t expose him to bright light. Don’t ever get him wet. And don’t ever, ever feed him after midnight….”  It isn’t Christmas without Gremlins! And this year, we’re not only giving you two opportunities to experience director Joe Dante and producer Steven Spielberg’s 1984 classic on the big screen, but we’re excited to announce that both screenings withRead more about Actor ZACH GALLIGAN joins us December 7 & 8 with GREMLINS![…]

Tickets now available for December 6th encore screening of Neil Breen’s TWISTED PAIR!  Tonight’s show Sold Out!

Tickets now available for December 6th encore screening of Neil Breen’s TWISTED PAIR! Tonight’s show Sold Out!

Encore Screening! Our November screening of writer-director Neil Breen’s latest opus sold out!  So we’re giving you a second chance to behold Breen in his dual performance as Cade Altair and Cale Altair in science-fiction thriller Twisted Pair! As per usual, Breen’s synopsis is short and sweet: “Identical twin brothers become hybrid A.I (artificial intelligence) entities,Read more about Tickets now available for December 6th encore screening of Neil Breen’s TWISTED PAIR! Tonight’s show Sold Out![…]

Calling all Public Image Ltd (PiL) fans!  See new doc THE PUBLIC IMAGE IS ROTTEN at The Frida – and the band at The Observatory!

Calling all Public Image Ltd (PiL) fans! See new doc THE PUBLIC IMAGE IS ROTTEN at The Frida – and the band at The Observatory!

After the breakup of legendary UK punk band Sex Pistols, John Lydon (AKA Johnny Rotten) formed Public Image Ltd (PiL), a groundbreaking band which has lived on nearly 15 times longer than his first one. He has kept the band alive ever since, through changes in band members and style, fighting to constantly reinvent newRead more about Calling all Public Image Ltd (PiL) fans! See new doc THE PUBLIC IMAGE IS ROTTEN at The Frida – and the band at The Observatory![…]

Actress BARBARA MAGNOLFI joins us October 5th at 7:30pm with Dario Argento’s SUSPIRIA!

Actress BARBARA MAGNOLFI joins us October 5th at 7:30pm with Dario Argento’s SUSPIRIA!

Join us this Friday, October 5th, for our 7:30pm screening of Dario Argento’s 1977 horror classic Suspiria, which will be followed by a LIVE Q&A with BARBARA MAGNOLFI, legendary Italian actress who stars in the film as Olga! 20th Century Fox and Synapse Films have joined forces to allow for Synapse’s 4K DCP Restoration of Suspiria – which alsoRead more about Actress BARBARA MAGNOLFI joins us October 5th at 7:30pm with Dario Argento’s SUSPIRIA![…]

MANDY has been extended one more week!  Daily screenings through Thursday!

MANDY has been extended one more week! Daily screenings through Thursday!

Panos Cosmatos’ sensational Mandy is now The Frida Cinema’s #1 top-grossing first-run film since we opened in 2014! We’re keeping it going one more week, with select showtimes starting Friday, September 21st at 5pm, 7:30pm, and 10pm!  If you haven’t already, visit The Frida Cinema and see (and hear) this breathtakingly stylish Nicolas Cage revenge epicRead more about MANDY has been extended one more week! Daily screenings through Thursday![…]

Celebrate Burt Reynolds with SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT on September 27!

Celebrate Burt Reynolds with SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT on September 27!

On September 27th, The Frida Cinema pays tribute to the late, great Burt Reynolds. with special screenings of his beloved 1979 box office smash, Smokey and the Bandit.  Over the course of nearly six decades in Hollywood, Reynolds was a trailblazer on the silver screen, accomplishing an unprecedented five year run in the late 70s-andRead more about Celebrate Burt Reynolds with SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT on September 27![…]

Special Screening of FRIDA to benefit Viva La Vida Santa Ana!

Special Screening of FRIDA to benefit Viva La Vida Santa Ana!

Join us Wednesday, September 12 at 8pm for a special screening of Julie Taymor’s Academy Award-winning 2002 film FRIDA, featuring Salma Hayek in her Oscar-nominated, career-highlighting performance as iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Proceeds from this screening will be donated towards the production costs of Viva la Vida Santa Ana, a free, family friendly cultural eventRead more about Special Screening of FRIDA to benefit Viva La Vida Santa Ana![…]

Panos Cosmatos’ MANDY to open with a special screening featuring a Pre-Taped Q&A with Cosmatos and Nicolas Cage!

Panos Cosmatos’ MANDY to open with a special screening featuring a Pre-Taped Q&A with Cosmatos and Nicolas Cage!

From director Panos Cosmatos (Beyond the Black Rainbow) and RLJ Entertainment comes feverishly-anticipated action-thriller Mandy, starring  Nicolas Cage and Andrea Riseborough!  Our one-week run kicks off with a special 8pm screening on Thursday the 13th which will be followed by a PRE-TAPED (not live or in person!) Q&A with Nicolas Cage and director Panos Cosmatos! Pacific Northwest, 1983 AD.Read more about Panos Cosmatos’ MANDY to open with a special screening featuring a Pre-Taped Q&A with Cosmatos and Nicolas Cage![…]