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.

The Frida Cinema is Closed Until Further Notice

In response to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, and in consideration and concern for our staff, volunteers, and you, our fellow film lovers, we have made the difficult decision to suspend all films and operations effective Saturday, March 14th. We hope to resume programming onFriday, April 3rd. We will be closely monitoring announcements from the CDC […]

Responding to COVID-19

Responding to COVID-19 On behalf of The Frida Cinema’s Board of Directors, staff, and family of volunteers, I thank everyone who has reached out to check in our organization in light of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. At this time, all screenings and events will continue as scheduled.  We are continuing to monitor information from the Center for Disease Control […]

The MANDY Diaries

still from Mandy

The goal is to catch a “cult classic” in its prime. I know this doesn’t make a lot of sense, seeing as cult classics, by definition, are films that don’t do well on their initial release and then later, with time, find their audience. In the 2000s, these kinds of films have been rare. Edgar Wright’s Scott Pilgrim vs the World and John Cameron Mitchell’s Hedwig and the Angry Inch spring to mind, but overall… not a ton.

Your donation will be MATCHED by The Wintemute Family Foundation through June 30th!

To help ensure we reach our 5 Year Anniversary goal of $50,000, our friends at the Wintemute Family Foundation have pledged a $7,500 Matching Challenge through the month of June! Every donation made on this page will be doubled by the Wintemute Foundation!  BUT!!… – We need to hit their Matching Challenge of $7,500 to receive their […]

We’re Over $2,000! KEEP US GOING!!

With 128 days to go, we are happy to announce that today we hit the $2K Milestone in our 5 Year Anniversary Campaign!  We’ve still got a long way to go – please keep us going by clicking here!    As we announced at our 5 Year Anniversary Event, whereas we are so grateful to have achieved this amazing […]

STARSHIP FRIDA returns May 4th, 2019! 12-Hour overnight Sci-Fi odyssey kicks off at 8pm!

Starship Frida returns May the 4th! Embark on a 12-hour overnight odyssey through some of sci-fi cinema’s most fantastic, thrilling, terrifying, and mind-bending worlds!  As always, your destinations are completely hush-hush until you’re strapped in and ready to blast off!  Prepare for more surprises, giveaways, and interplanetary fun than you can chuck a Tribble at!  […]