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Celebrating Peggy Lipton with Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me – May 17th at 4pm, 7pm, & 10pm

Celebrating Peggy Lipton with Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me – May 17th at 4pm, 7pm, & 10pm

  On May 17th at 4pm, 7pm, and 10pm, The Frida Cinema celebrates the great Peggy Lipton with special screenings of David Lynch’s Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me. She may only make one brief appearance in Lynch’s 1992 feature film continuation of the hit TV show, but it wouldn’t be Twin Peaks without Lipton’sRead more about Celebrating Peggy Lipton with Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me – May 17th at 4pm, 7pm, & 10pm[…]

Original “El Mariachi” CARLOS GALLARDO joins us this Cinco de Mayo with DESPERADO!

Original “El Mariachi” CARLOS GALLARDO joins us this Cinco de Mayo with DESPERADO!

Actor/producer/writer Carlos Gallardo – the original star of filmmaker Robert Rodriguez’ landmark independent film El Mariachi (as well as that film’s co-producer), and co-star and co-producer of Rodriguez’ 1995 action-packed follow-up Desperado – joins us in person Sunday, May 5th at 8pm with Desperado! Antonio Banderas stars as the nameless vigilante simply called “El Mariachi,” travelling from pueblo to puebloRead more about Original “El Mariachi” CARLOS GALLARDO joins us this Cinco de Mayo with DESPERADO![…]

STARSHIP FRIDA returns May 4th, 2019!  12-Hour overnight Sci-Fi odyssey kicks off at 8pm!

STARSHIP FRIDA returns May 4th, 2019! 12-Hour overnight Sci-Fi odyssey kicks off at 8pm!

Starship Frida returns May the 4th! Embark on a 12-hour overnight odyssey through some of sci-fi cinema’s most fantastic, thrilling, terrifying, and mind-bending worlds!  As always, your destinations are completely hush-hush until you’re strapped in and ready to blast off!  Prepare for more surprises, giveaways, and interplanetary fun than you can chuck a Tribble at! Read more about STARSHIP FRIDA returns May 4th, 2019! 12-Hour overnight Sci-Fi odyssey kicks off at 8pm![…]

CARTOON BLOCK PARTY returns this Sunday, March 24!

CARTOON BLOCK PARTY returns this Sunday, March 24!

Throw on your pajamas and bust our your favorite cereal spoons — The Frida Cinema Cartoon Block Party returns March 24th! This special event invites our young-at-heart friends to relive the exciting morning ritual of binging on TV cartoons – only on the big screen, at night, and surrounded by fellow animation junkies! Binge on theRead more about CARTOON BLOCK PARTY returns this Sunday, March 24![…]

GASPAR NOÉ’S CLIMAX MOVED TO MARCH 15TH – 21ST!

GASPAR NOÉ’S CLIMAX MOVED TO MARCH 15TH – 21ST!

Trust us – we’ve been feverishly looking forward to Enter the Void and Irreversible director Gasper Noé’s latest head-trip Climax as much as you have!  We all just need to wait just a little bit longer than planned – whereas we were originally slated to open Climax on March 8th, due to circumstances completely beyond ourRead more about GASPAR NOÉ’S CLIMAX MOVED TO MARCH 15TH – 21ST![…]

WE’RE TURNING FIVE!!  Here’s how we’re celebrating!

WE’RE TURNING FIVE!! Here’s how we’re celebrating!

We’re turning five!   Since opening our doors on February 21, 2014, The Frida Cinema has served as Orange County’s sole community-based, mission-driven not-for-profit Art House cinema, dedicated to the mission of “Enriching, connecting, and educating communities through the art of cinema.”  To celebrate our 5th Anniversary, we will be programming  an exciting lineup ofRead more about WE’RE TURNING FIVE!! Here’s how we’re celebrating![…]

Special Screening of Glenn Close’s THE WIFE – this Sunday at noon!

Special Screening of Glenn Close’s THE WIFE – this Sunday at noon!

Experience Glenn Close’s gripping Oscar-nominated performance in director Björn Runge’s The Wife,  screening at The Frida one day and one time only – Sunday January 27th at 12pm – in participation with Sony Pictures Classics! After nearly forty years of marriage, Joan (Glenn Close, in her Golden Globe-winning performance) and Joe (Jonathan Pryce) Castleman are complements. WhereRead more about Special Screening of Glenn Close’s THE WIFE – this Sunday at noon![…]