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AWARDS VIEWING PARTY 2018!  3rd Annual FREE Event, Sunday March 4th!

AWARDS VIEWING PARTY 2018! 3rd Annual FREE Event, Sunday March 4th!

Doors / Televised Arrivals: 4pm Awards: 5:30pm It’s that time again!  Join us Sunday, March 4th for Hollywood’s biggest night, presented live on the big screen at The Frida!  Doors open at 4pm, when the celebrities start to arrive at Hollywood’s Dolby Theater.  Awards start at 5:30pm! You thought last year’s competition was rough, withRead more about AWARDS VIEWING PARTY 2018! 3rd Annual FREE Event, Sunday March 4th![…]

DEREK NGUYEN, director of new Vietnamese horror film THE HOUSEMAID, and producer TIMOTHY LINH BUI coming to The Frida for our 8PM screening Saturday, February 24!

DEREK NGUYEN, director of new Vietnamese horror film THE HOUSEMAID, and producer TIMOTHY LINH BUI coming to The Frida for our 8PM screening Saturday, February 24!

We are pleased to announce that director Derek Nguyen and director Timothy Linh Bui will be joining us in person for a Q&A following our 8pm screening of The Housemaid (Cô Haû Gaí), the buzzed-about new tale of horror from IFC Midnights (The Babadook)!  Nguyen, who is also a producer known for Buster’s Mal Heart and Lovesong, will beRead more about DEREK NGUYEN, director of new Vietnamese horror film THE HOUSEMAID, and producer TIMOTHY LINH BUI coming to The Frida for our 8PM screening Saturday, February 24![…]

FREE SCREENING of John Carpenter’s ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK – on our 4th Birthday, as voted on by YOU!  February 21st, 7:30pm!

FREE SCREENING of John Carpenter’s ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK – on our 4th Birthday, as voted on by YOU! February 21st, 7:30pm!

The people have spoken! Escape from New York is our 4th Birthday Screening!     Last week we launched a poll to find out which of two Remasters you’d rather see at The Frida Cinema on Wednesday, February 21st, in celebration of our 4th Birthday: Mike Nichols’ The Graduate, or John Carpenter’s Escape from New York. Read more about FREE SCREENING of John Carpenter’s ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK – on our 4th Birthday, as voted on by YOU! February 21st, 7:30pm![…]

GREG SESTERO – Author of “The Disaster Artist,” and star of cult classic “The Room” – visits us Friday, March 2nd!

GREG SESTERO – Author of “The Disaster Artist,” and star of cult classic “The Room” – visits us Friday, March 2nd!

“This play can be played without any age restriction. It will work if the chemistry between all the characters makes sense. Human behavior and betrayal applies to all of us. It exists within ourselves. You love somebody. Do you? What is love?” So begins Tommy Wiseau’s first draft of what eventually became the landmark filmRead more about GREG SESTERO – Author of “The Disaster Artist,” and star of cult classic “The Room” – visits us Friday, March 2nd![…]

“The Shape of Water” leads 2018 Oscar nominations with 13 nods!  Here is full list of nominees!

“The Shape of Water” leads 2018 Oscar nominations with 13 nods! Here is full list of nominees!

Oscar nominations for the 90th annual awards were announced this morning from the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, and we are so very pleased to see writer/director Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water – which opens this Friday at The Frida! – continue its awards show streak, leading the pack with 13 nominations!   MartinRead more about “The Shape of Water” leads 2018 Oscar nominations with 13 nods! Here is full list of nominees![…]

Guillermo del Toro’s THE SHAPE OF WATER opens January 26 – and we’re celebrating by presenting del Toro classics throughout January!

Guillermo del Toro’s THE SHAPE OF WATER opens January 26 – and we’re celebrating by presenting del Toro classics throughout January!

An uncompromising, visionary auteur whose very first feature film, 1993’s Cronos, launched him into international acclaim after taking home eight Ariel Awards (Mexico’s equivalent to the Academy Award), as well as over 20 additional awards including laurels from Cannes and Sitges – Catalonian, filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has emerged as one of cinema’s most consistently acclaimed filmmakers. Read more about Guillermo del Toro’s THE SHAPE OF WATER opens January 26 – and we’re celebrating by presenting del Toro classics throughout January![…]

Famed ANIMATION SHOW OF SHOWS curator Ron Diamond joins us December 10th with his 19th Annual Show!  Also screens daily December 8th – 14th!

Famed ANIMATION SHOW OF SHOWS curator Ron Diamond joins us December 10th with his 19th Annual Show! Also screens daily December 8th – 14th!

The Animation Show of Shows returns to The Frida Cinema for a one-week run opening December 8th!  Plus just confirmed – famed festival curator Ron Diamond will be joining us in person for all three of our shows on Sunday, December 10th!  Advance tickets now available at box office, or online by clicking here! PresentingRead more about Famed ANIMATION SHOW OF SHOWS curator Ron Diamond joins us December 10th with his 19th Annual Show! Also screens daily December 8th – 14th![…]

Activist and Civil Rights Icon DOLORES HUERTA visits The Frida Cinema November 4 with a screening of new documentary DOLORES!

Activist and Civil Rights Icon DOLORES HUERTA visits The Frida Cinema November 4 with a screening of new documentary DOLORES!

Please join us in welcoming Dolores Huerta to The Frida Cinema!  TICKETS On Saturday, November 4th at 5:30pm, The Frida Cinema is proud to welcome one of the most important civil rights activists in American history, Dolores Huerta, to discuss her the new documentary about her life and work, Dolores.   Tickets to this screening areRead more about Activist and Civil Rights Icon DOLORES HUERTA visits The Frida Cinema November 4 with a screening of new documentary DOLORES![…]

1ST ANNUAL OC DESIGN FILM FEST TO FEATURE SCREENINGS OF STEEL MAGNOLIAS AND SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE, EMMY-AWARD WINNERS, AND MORE!

1ST ANNUAL OC DESIGN FILM FEST TO FEATURE SCREENINGS OF STEEL MAGNOLIAS AND SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE, EMMY-AWARD WINNERS, AND MORE!

On Sunday, September 16, join us for the first-ever OC Design Film Fest, presented by and benefiting the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) – Orange County Chapter!  $30 Tickets include TWO feature films – Steel Magnolias, and Something’s Gotta Give – plus live speakers, and popcorn and soda!  Or get a “Dress Circle” ticketRead more about 1ST ANNUAL OC DESIGN FILM FEST TO FEATURE SCREENINGS OF STEEL MAGNOLIAS AND SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE, EMMY-AWARD WINNERS, AND MORE![…]