A History of Partnership

Since opening on February 21, 2014, The Frida Cinema has dedicated itself to partnering with, and supporting the efforts of, our community’s fellow non-profit, educational, and cultural institutions, as well as our community of artists, educators, and community leaders. Here are just some of the wonderful mission-driven organizations we’ve worked with.

Asian Industry B2B

“Trafficked” (2017) Screening + Panel & Fundraiser
January 11, 2020

Association for Orphans and Destitute Children in Vietnam

Vietnamese Film Festival & ASSORV Fundraiser
November 22, 2015

Breath of Fire Latina Theater Ensemble

“Home for Mom” Performance & Podcast Recording
February 23, 2020

Chicano International Film Festival

“Aguruphobia” Screening + Q&A & Fundraiser
October 25, 2014

DeColores Queer Orange County

“Selena” (1997) Screening + Youth Scholarship Fundraiser
March 31, 2015

Gay Neighbors Families & Friends of Santa Ana (GNFFSA)

“The Women” (1939) & Martini Marquee Fundraiser
September 1, 2014

Heninger Elementary School SAUSD

Student Short Film Showcase
June, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019

Hola Mexico Film Festival

Annual Film Festival
November, 2017 & 2018 / December, 2019

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival

Annual Film Festival
October, 2018 & 2019

Jacquelyn Bogue Foundation For Suicide Prevention OC

“The Fisher King” (1991) Robin Williams Tribute Screening & Discussion
August 20, 2014

Konsept Project

“Superbad” (2007) Screening & Themed Art Show
June 5, 2015

LGBT Center OC

“CinemaCO4” Series of LGBT-themed films / “Milk” (2008) Harvey Milk Day Screening
Summer, 2015 / May 22, 2016

LibroMobile

“Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am” Screening & Live Readings
December 7, 2019

Los Angeles Arts Society

Semi-monthly Screening & Discussion Series
2018 – 2020

Mess Hall Market: FLIGHT at Tustin Legacy

Pop-Up Drive In venue partner
June, 2020 to present

Moon Cat Cafe

“Cat Video Fest” & Animal Rescue Fundraiser
April, 2018 & 2019

National Women’s Political Caucus (NWPC) OC

“Equal Means Equal” (2016) Screening & Discussion
March 19, 2016

Newport Beach Film Festival

Chilean Spotlight Sponsor
April 2017, 2018 & 2019

Next Generation of Filmmakers

NGF Film Festival
December 2014 & 2015

OC Register Book Club

A Conversation & Book Signing with Moby
May 17, 2017

OC Roller Girls Roller Derby

OC Roller Girls Roller Derby “Whip It” (2009) Screening & Fundraiser
November 22, 2015

Orange County Children’s Therapeutic Arts Center (OCCTAC)

“Landfill Harmonic” (2015) Screening & Discussion
February 5, 2016

Orange County School of the Arts (OSCA)

Steampunk Film Festival
January 7, 2020

Riot Stage

Heathers (1988) Outdoor Screening & Spare Parts for Broken Hearts Concert
September 5, 2015

Santa Ana Public Library

Drag Queen Storytime & Resource Fair
February 24, 2018

SAVS – Sexual Assault Victim Services

“The Vagina Monologues” (1996) – Live Production & Fundraiser
April 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017

SIKHlens

Annual SIKHlens Film & Arts Festival
November, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019

South Coast Repertory Theater

“Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock & Roll” — Outdoor Screening
February 15, 2018

Viva La Vida

“Frida” (2002) Screening & Dia de Muertos event fundraiser / “Coco” Drive-In
September 12, 2018 / November 1, 2020

University of California, Irvine (UCI): Latin American Studies in Motion series

“Yo Soy Joaquín” (1969) Screening
April 25, 2018

Women’s Transportation Seminar OC (WTS-OC)

“Dream Big: Engineering our World” (2017) Screening & Kids’ Event
May 19, 2018

Zazzy Cats Kitty Rescue

“Cat Video Fest” & Animal Rescue Fundraiser
April 10, 2019

Zion Lutheran Church & School

Pop-Up Drive In venue partner
June, 2020 to present