The Frida Cinema

Orange County's Year-Round Film Festival

M.C. Escher: Journey to Infinity

Ends March 11th

M.C. Escher: Journey To Infinity is the story of world famous Dutch graphic artist M.C Escher (1898-1972). Equal parts history, psychology, and psychedelia, Robin Lutz’s entertaining, eye-opening portrait gives us the man through his own words and images. […]

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Truth to Power

Ends March 11th

In 2001, the band System Of A Down partnered with music producer Rick Rubin to record their sophomore album. Against all odds, and during one of the most painful and precarious months in American history, the album Toxicity skyrocketed up the Billboard chart and catapulted to Number One. […]

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17 Blocks

Ends March 11th

Spanning 20 years starting in 1999, this story illuminates a national, ongoing crisis through one family’s raw, stirring and deeply personal saga. Made from over 1,000 hours of footage, it all starts on the street where they lived in 1999, 17 blocks behind the U.S. Capitol.
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Brooklyn Castle

Starts March 5th

BROOKLYN CASTLE tells the stories of five members of the chess team at a below-the-poverty-line inner city junior high school that has won more national championships than any other in the country. […]

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Martha: A Picture Story

Starts March 12th

In 1970s New York, photographer Martha Cooper captured some of the first images of graffiti at a time when the city had declared war it. Decades later, Cooper has become influential to the global movement of street artists. […]

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