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World Of Animation — The Frida Cinema

World Of Animation: Online Screening Program



  • 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 ending August 3rd.
  • Students must have access to a computer, with reliable internet access and sound (speakers or headphones).

The course is open to 100 participants.   We will be accepting the first 100 students who enroll, and who fit the criteria above.  Cut-off for registrations is Saturday, June 5th!


Please note: Application is not a confirmation of enrollment.  Space is limited; we will be notifying students via email as to whether or not they are enrolled. Thank you for applying!

This summer, with generous support from State Street Foundation, we are inviting 100 students to join us for our inaugural World of Animation program, conceived to provide younger audiences with an opportunity to experience, free of charge, eight acclaimed feature-length animated films from eight different countries.  Screenings will be held online, and each film will be followed by a presentation and conversation with special guests in the fields of cinema, animation, and education.  The films presented will represent works from Brazil, Belgium, France, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Spain, and the US.  Our objectives are to encourage younger audiences to seek out and embrace international, independent, non-mainstream cinema; to apply critical, analytical, and comparative thinking to their filmgoing experience; and to become accustomed to experience watching feature films in foreign languages with subtitles.  Not to mention, to share some great works of art with future leaders in our community!


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