The Frida Cinema

Orange County's Year-Round Film Festival

Mandabi

Starts January 22nd

This second feature by Ousmane Sembène was the first movie ever made in the Wolof language—a major step toward the realization of the trailblazing Senegalese filmmaker’s dream of creating a cinema by, about, and for Africans. […]

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Identifying Features

Starts January 22nd

Winner of this year’s IFP Gotham Award for Best International Feature Film!

Middle-aged Magdalena (Mercedes Hernandez) has lost contact with her son after he took off with a friend from their town of Guanajuato to cross the border into the U.S., hopeful to find work. […]

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