The Frida Cinema

Orange County's Year-Round Film Festival

Polyester – Presented in ODORAMA!


Adding a whiff of “Odorama” to Frida After Dark is Polyester, a comic classic from Director of the Month John Waters! Due to popular demand, an encore screening has been added on December 21st!

Hefty housewife Francine (Divine) and her extremely dysfunctional family, are the black sheep of their middle upper-class Baltimore suburb. With her adult movie theatre owner husband cheating on her, their delinquent teenage children running amok, and her cocaine-sniffing superficial mother constantly berating her weight, Francine turns to alcohol. Suddenly, her life and family begin to turn around as she starts a romance with the dashing Todd Tomorrow (Tab Hunter), but is this new romance really all it’s cracked up to be?

Presented with scratch-n-sniff Odorama cards, Polyester is truly a film experience unlike anything you’ve ever smelled!

“Only John Waters would think of marrying Douglas Sirk melodrama to William Castle showmanship.” – Matt Brunson, Film Frensy

“Polyester is definitely one of Water’s best films, and I highly recommend attending an ‘Odorama’ screening for a unique night at the movies.” – Mark Stafford, Electric Sheep