The Frida Cinema

Orange County's Year-Round Film Festival

The Top 15 Fathers You May Meet at the Movies

Oh dads. You gotta love ‘em. They’re there for us by giving advice on life’s obstacles, putting bandages on our boo-boos, and sometimes being really annoying—like forcing us to go on road trips, be assassins, or join their shadowy organization. While the month of June and Father’s Day have been when we celebrate dads and […]

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Happy Pride! Join us for seven upcoming film screenings in celebration of our LGBT community, & OC LGBT Pride 2019!

This year’s OC LGBT Pride Parade and Festival returns to Downtown Santa Ana on Saturday, June 22nd! The Frida Cinema is proud to participate in the festivities by presenting a series of classic films over the next month – many in partnership with wonderful organizations – ranging from cult classics that keep LGBT audiences howling […]

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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 pueblo […]

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