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.

Punk The Capital – Screenings + Q&a’s

Relive the early days of punk with Punk the Capital: Building a Sound Movement, a dynamic portrait of the DC punk scene and philosophy. A documentary tracing the birth of punk rock in Washington D.C. (1976-1983). Featuring Bad Brains, Minor Threat, Void, Rites of Spring, and more, with interviews from Henry Rollins, Ian MacKaye, H.R., Jello Biafra, […]

CinemaSafe Guidelines for Reopening

WE’RE BACK! The Frida Cinema’s doors have reopened, and our screens once again lit with great cinema! For the safety of our guests, volunteers, and staff, we are following local, state, and federal guidelines, as well as the National Association of Theatre Owners’ CinemaSafe guidlines, which are recommendations of health experts to address the specific environment of […]

“Back to the Movies”: A Retrospective

“The movie theatre has become but a memory to most. Like what you’d have with a former lover, there’s a special kind of aching you feel when you long for something you can’t return to.”

We’re Back! The Frida Cinema Invites You To Join Us April 20th — At The Cinema! — For A Special Screening Of Dazed And Confused!

On Tuesday, April 20th, The Frida Cinema invites you to join us for a classic that invites you to flash back to a time when…well, you could watch a classic movie at The Frida Cinema! For our first screening in over a year at The Frida, we’re joining art house cinemas around the world in partnering with our colleagues at Alamo Drafthouse to present a special screening of Richard Linklater’s DAZED AND CONFUSED — followed by a screening of a brand new Cast Reunion that the Alamo Draftouse will be conducting and sharing with participating theaters! 

Scene Selections Episode 7: April Fools

For April Fools’ Day, co-hosts Anthony McKelroy & Miquela Davis are joined by esteemed Frida Blog Writer Isa Bulnes-Shaw to look at great scenes of comedy in cinema.