Film Threat Award This!

Join Film Threat and the Frida Cinema for a fundraiser supporting independent theaters! Film Threat’s Award This! is an event with a mission — to champion independent films across diverse categories. Film Threat recognizes these indie films each year with a ceremony hosted by actors, comedians and critics. Walk the red carpet, join us for […]

Soviet September Film Series

The Frida Cinema is proud to partner with our friends at South East European Film Festival (SEEFest) to present Soviet September, a series of nine acclaimed films representing six decades of cinema from the former Soviet Union (1922 – 1991).

Bo Burnham: Inside Encore!

Thursday night’s screening of Bo Burnham’s already-iconic comedy special Inside is sold out!  By popular demand, we’ve just added an encore screening this Friday, July 23rd at 7:45pm! Don’t miss what Tech Radar is calling “a dazzling and electric one man show” where it deserves to be experienced – on the big screen!  Nominated for […]

Celebrate The Great Clarance Williams III

Celebrate the life and career of the late, great Clarence Williams III with a special screening of director Rusty Cundieff’s 1995 horror anthology classic Tales from the Hood, featuring an iconic performance by the late, great performer.

World Of Animation: Online Screening Program

TUESDAYS AT 3PM, JUNE 15TH – AUGUST 3RD ELIGIBILITY Students must be: 1) Currently enrolled in an Orange County-based school; and 2) Currently attending Grades 7th – 12th (Junior High through High School). Students must make every effort to attend all eight sessions, which will take place every Tuesday at 3pm starting June 15th, and […]

CinemaSafe Guidelines for Reopening

WE’RE BACK! The Frida Cinema’s doors have reopened, and our screens once again lit with great cinema! For the safety of our guests, volunteers, and staff, we are following local, state, and federal guidelines, as well as the National Association of Theatre Owners’ CinemaSafe guidlines, which are recommendations of health experts to address the specific environment of […]

Welcome back volunteers!

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS!  THE FRIDA’S BACK! After over a year of closure, this April 20th we are reopening The Frida Cinema’s doors! Of course, we would only do so if we felt it was safe to — we closed our doors a week before we were told to, and waiting a while to reopen after […]

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.

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.

Support The Frida By Streaming 76 Days

MTV Documentary Films commemorates the one year anniversary of the world’s first COVID-19 lockdown in Wuhan, China by offering audiences an opportunity to experience award-winning documentary 76 DAYS for free this Saturday, January 23rd — and will donate $5 to The Frida Cinema for every rental.