KAOS Presents Shadowcast Surprise Cult Soup Friday Night!
Join our award-winning Rocky Horror shadowcast KAOS for Cult Soup, a special evening full of surprise performances and lip-syncing opportunities this Friday!
Free Outdoor Movies & Music at Birch Park
Join us and the City of Santa Ana as we convert Santa Ana’s Birch Park into an outdoor venue for live music and cinema!
Cinema Essentials – May 2022
Join us this May for Cinema Essentials 2022, featuring acclaimed films representing different Oscar categories!
Dancing Toward Death: Bob Fosse and All That Jazz
Frida writing team member Penny Folger dives into the thematic and narrative threads tying Bob Fosse’s All That Jazz together.
A Little Night Music: Velvet Goldmine
Frida writing team member Josh Green talks about Velvet Goldmine’s glam-rock inspired soundtrack.
The Weird Shall Inherit: A Tour Through 5 Misfit Musicals
A tour through the weird world of alternative and offbeat musicals.
Selena – La Rosa Blanca
“The unfilmable novel of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez’s life was first attempted in Gregory Nava’s sprawling, cradle-to-grave biographical drama Selena (1997).”
Writer’s Room Survey: Rocky Horror Picture Show
For 45 years and counting, The Rocky Horror Picture Show has existed as a load-bearing cultural object of fringe, arthouse weirdness just outside of the mainstream.
Year of Cats
This year might’ve been the Year of the Rat in the Chinese zodiac, but for myself it was certainly the year of the cat.
Sensory Overload: The Fantastical Films of Ken Russell
Love is in the air, but so is something else this month at the Frida! Our second WTF Wednesday screening commemorates the 40th anniversary of Altered States with a vibrant new 4K restoration of the film!
Frida After Dark: February 2020
Spring hasn’t sprung quite yet, but February ushers in the season of love! Whether you’re going steady, happily single, or a member of the Lonely Hearts Club, this unique Frida After Dark lineup will have you seeing red in the best way possible! With “sensual” roses, painted lips, and buckets of blood abound, we’re wasting no opportunity to jam-pack all twenty-nine days!
Frida After Dark: December 2019
Ho ho ho! Tis December once again and The Frida Cinema is celebrating the most wonderful time of the year in style! Frida After Dark’s programming continues to bring fan favorites, cult classics, and obscure oddities into the spotlight but with all the jingle bells and whistles to make things merry and bright! Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, the Winter Solstice, or nothing at all, the hilarity and madness this month is non-denominational – and as diverse as the holiday season itself!
Frida After Dark: November 2019
Though October is dead and gone, there’s no need to despair! The thrills and chills never stop at The Frida Cinema thanks to our most spook-tacular series, Frida After Dark! A dedicated celebration of all things cult classic and crowd-pleasing, weekend nights every month bring you all the bizarre mind-benders, macabre slashers, and zombie gore you crave all year-round.
Frida After Dark: October 2019
To honor our favorite holiday of the year, Halloween, Frida After Dark is presenting films filled with tricks and treats. Along with our monthly staple The Room, we have as a very special treat of not one, but two electrifying K.A.O.S. shadow cast performances of the most fun you’ll ever have in a theater, The Rocky Horror Picture Show! Not to mention all of the tricks in our cult and foreign horror films that will make you up and scream. Celebrate Halloween all month long with us!
ART HOUSE THEATER DAY 2019!: Reggie Peralta’s 5 Favorite Frida Cinema Memories
In celebration of Art House Theater Day 2019, Reggie Peralta – a Frida Cinema volunteer since 2015, contributor to film collective LA Arts Society, and recent addition to our Staff as our trusty Content and Newsletter Editor – gives us his own Top 5 Favorite Frida Cinema Memories!