RSVP: Trivia Night at The Frida Cinema

The Frida Presents Film Club Trivia Night Join us for The Frida Cinema’s next Trivia Night! Grab some of your fellow trivia lovers, sign up to six team members, and flex your brain muscle as we grill you through six challenging rounds of trivia! The topics will vary (slightly), but will be almost entirely entertainment […]

Casa OC Presents: The Year We Thought About Love

  Join the CASA OC Diversity Committee at The Frida on Thursday, June 23rd for a special FREE screening of the documentary The Year We Thought About Love. The film goes behind the scenes of a queer youth theater troupe as we learn more about the lives of several troupe members, highlighting both the unique […]

La Bamba – Outdoor Cinema

Join the Frida Cinema and Viva La Vida on Thursday, October 14th at 7:00PM for an outdoor screening of La Bamba!

Celebrate The Great Clarance Williams III

Celebrate the life and career of the late, great Clarence Williams III with a special screening of director Rusty Cundieff’s 1995 horror anthology classic Tales from the Hood, featuring an iconic performance by the late, great performer.

Register For A Nightmare On Fourth Street: Marathon Fundraiser For The Frida Cinema!

The Frida Cinema is finally reopening — and we need help from our community of fellow film lovers to make it happen!
Join us as a fundraising Marathoner at A Nightmare on Fourth Street: Marathon Fundraiser for The Frida Cinema!  Share your love of our organization with your friends and social media followers on your own fundraising page, and ask them to sponsor the nightmarish cinematic odyssey you’ll be embarking on Saturday, May 15th, when we’ll invite you to sit back, relax, and try to stay awake! as big-screen horror icon Freddy Krueger slashes his way through eight classic films, presented back-to-back starting with 1984’s A Nightmare on Elm Street, all the way through 2003’s Freddy vs. Jason!   Make it all the way through the series without falling asleep, and we’ll hook you up with an awesome prize!

Support The Frida By Streaming 76 Days

MTV Documentary Films commemorates the one year anniversary of the world’s first COVID-19 lockdown in Wuhan, China by offering audiences an opportunity to experience award-winning documentary 76 DAYS for free this Saturday, January 23rd — and will donate $5 to The Frida Cinema for every rental.

Watch ‘Identifying Features’ Beginning January 22nd — Winner of Today’s IFP Gotham Award for Best International Feature!

On Friday, January 22nd, we are proud to welcome writer-director’s Fernanda Valadez’ acclaimed new film Identifying Features (Sin señas particulares) to our catalog of streaming on-demand titles — recognized today by IFP Gotham Awards as 2020’s Best International Feature Film! “A confident, accomplished and distinctive feature directorial debut.” – Dennis Harvey, Variety
“Speaks volumes of the boundaries of the human heart and of the undeniable qualities of this director, who should be watched with interest.” – Fabien Lemercier, Cineuropa
“Combines stunning cinematography, evocative sound design and hints of magical realism to create a visionary work of devastating power.” – Anjana Janardhan, Sight & Sound
“A vivid, sun-scorched portrait of a country in crisis.” – Alex Saleviev, Film Threat
“Speaks volumes of the boundaries of the human heart.” – Fabien Lemercier, Cineuropa
“On every level, this is impressively accomplished cinema.” – Wendy Ide, Screen Daily
“Poignant. A moving familial love story. Valadez signals her arrival as a young filmmaker… with well-earned confidence in her artistic voice… We should be seeing a lot more from Valadez for years to come, and contemporary Mexican cinema will be all the better for it.” – Beandrea July, The Hollywood Reporter

Experience ‘Wolfwalkers’ on The Big Screen This Saturday, January 9th — Oscar’s Top Contender for Best Animated Feature Film!

Join us at the baseball diamond at Anaheim’s Zion Lutheran Church & School this Saturday, January 9th as we present one of the most acclaimed animated films of recent years, Wolfwalkers! Widely considered to be a front-runner for this year’s Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, receiving stronger reviews than even Pixar’s two 2020 entries, Wolfwalkers has already taken home awards from AFI Fest 2020 (Narrative Feature, Audience Award); Boston Online Film Critics Association (Best Animated Film); Chicago Film Critics Association (Best Animated Film); Greater Western New York Film Critics Association (Best Animated Film); Los Angeles Film Critics Association (Best Animated Film); and New York Film Critics Circle (Best Animated Film)!

Discreet Poetry of Cinema: ‘Then Comes The Evening’ Online Screening & Conversation

On Sunday, December 20th at 1pm PST, join us as The Frida Cinema partners with South East European Film Festival for an exclusive award-season screening of acclaimed 2019 Serbian short film Then Comes the Evening. Click here for tickets! Winner of over a dozen international awards, Maja Novaković’s stunning debut has won over audiences at […]