RSVP: The Frida Cinema Oscar Viewing Party 2021!

Join us as we welcome friends and fellow film-lovers back to The Frida Cinema for a big-screen Oscars Viewing Party on Sunday, April 25th! FREE EVENT! Space is limited! RSVP below!  Doors open at 4pm — show starts at 5pm! We will be following CinemaSafe guidelines, which includes limiting capacity to 50% of capacity (which […]

KINO! Germany Now!

We’re very excited to partner with KINO! Germany NOW! to present a handpicked selection of Germany’s most promising narrative and documentary films that premiered within the last year, many of them directed by women.

Y2K Films: Mulholland Drive, No Hay Banda

“Much more than an enigma to be cracked, Mulholland Drive takes as its subject the very act of solving: the pleasurable and perilous, essential and absurd process of making narrative sense, of needing and creating meaning. Whether or not they explicitly pose the question, Lynch’s late films ponder the role of story at times when reality itself can seem out of joint.” — Dennis Lim, ‘The Man From Another Place’, 2015

One Year…

The Frida Cinema looks back at the day we shut down our machines, changed our marquees, and locked our doors — March 14th, 2020.

Twilight vs New Moon: The Difference is Night and Day

“Even in the most tumultuous points in my relationship with the “Twilight” brand–no matter how much I insisted I was over it, that it was stupid and I just didn’t know any better at the time– the love for first film never disappeared.”

Happy 7th Birthday, Frida Cinema!

Thank you for seven years! Because of your support, we are able to ring in Year Eight with two of the greatest gifts we can hope for — a profound sense of accomplishment, and a sense of tremendous hope for the coming year.

Y2k Films: ‘Monkeybone’ At 20 

It has been twenty years since the release of Henry Selick’s 2001 fantasy comedy. Austin Jaye goes Down Town in a deep look at the film and its history.

Kajillionaire – Family Jewels

With all the radiance of a California sun, the splendiferous treasures held within Miranda July’s latest feature film Kajillionaire, flare and rage against the menacing infinity of our observable universe.

Suspiria is My Baby: A List Poem

“Suspiria is my baby” is a phrase that identifies me at the Frida Cinema. I could wax poetically* all day about Dario Argento’s 1977 supernatural horror film.