The Frida Cinema

Orange County's Year-Round Film Festival

Lapsis

Ends March 4th

New York, an alternate present: the quantum computing revolution has begun and investors are lining their pockets in the quantum trading market. Building the network requires miles of infrastructure to be laid between huge magnetic cubes by “cablers” – unprotected gig workers who compete against robots. […]

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Two of Us

Ends March 11th

**2021 GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINEE**
Two retired women, Nina and Madeleine, have been secretly in love for decades. Everybody, including Madeleine’s family, thinks they are simply neighbors, sharing the top floor of their building.

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Test Pattern

Ends March 11th

Part psychological horror, part realist drama, this exhilarating debut feature from Shatara Michelle Ford is set against the backdrop of national discussions around inequitable health care and policing, the #metoo movement, and race in America. […]

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Twilight’s Kiss (Suk Suk)

Ends March 11th

TWILIGHT’S KISS (SUK SUK) presents the story of two closeted married men in their twilight years. One day PAK, 70, a taxi driver who refuses to retire, meets HOI, 65, a retired single father, in a park. […]

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Un Film Dramatique

Starts February 26th

Commissioned as a dedicated artwork for the newly constructed Dora Maar middle school on the outskirts of Paris, Un Film Dramatique is a lively portrait of the first class to attend the school, filmed over the course of four years. […]

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The Fever

Starts March 19th

Justino, a 45-year-old member of the indigenous Desana people, is a security guard at the Manaus harbor. As his
daughter prepares to study medicine in Brasilia, Justino comes down with a mysterious fever. […]

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Rose Plays Julie

Starts March 19th

Rose is at university studying veterinary science. An only child, she has enjoyed a loving relationship with her adoptive parents. However, for as long as Rose can remember she has wanted to know who her biological parents are and the facts of her true identity. […]

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