ARTS NOW Forum Survey

Please take a couple of minutes to answer the following questions, asked as part of a study to measure the economic and social impact of arts and culture on the City of Santa Ana. This research study is being conducted by the City of Santa Ana in partnership with Americans for the Arts. Your answers […]

Dead Of Winter: December Film Series

The Frida Cinema is proud to present the December film series, “Dead of Winter;” a collection of six bone-chilling thrillers that will be sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. Tickets are on sale now!

The Magnificent Andersons Film Series

The Frida Cinema is proud to present The Magnificent Andersons, a series of 15 movies by two of modern cinema’s most celebrated auteurs, Wes Anderson and Paul Thomas Anderson!

Announcing The Frida Cinema’s Horror Class of 1981!

This Halloween season, we are excited to announce we will be programming The Frida Cinema’s Horror Class of 1981! Over the course of October, we will be screening ten horror films from 1981 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of these films’ release. Being that 1981 was one of the more notable years for horror films, […]

Free Pacific Symphony’s Chamber Ensemble Performance + Fantasia Screening

We have partnered with the city of Santa Ana and the Pacific Symphony to help host a free outdoor community event this Saturday, September 25th, at 7:00 pm. The Chamber Ensemble will be performing a live concert followed by an outdoor screening of Walt Disney’s “Fantasia,” a revolutionary animated classic that combines Western classical music […]

Q&A with “Prisoners of the Ghostland” Screenwriters

You’re invited to a very special evening! Aaron Hendry (screenwriter for Sion Sono’s Prisoners of the Ghostland) and Reza Sixo Safa (screenwriter and producer) will be at The Frida Cinema on September 18th. They will introduce the film at the latest 8:00 p.m. screening and will be hosting a Q&A session afterward. Please come join […]

Call for Art: In Dreams You’re Mine: A Blue Velvet Tribute

We are reopening our gallery space on September 10th!  Located in the lobby of The Frida Cinema, art will be displayed in the gallery for three weeks.  Inspired by David Lynch to coincide with the celebration of the 35th anniversary of his cult-hit “Blue Velvet”, we are accepting work from now to August 29th. Theme: […]