Closed Caption & Audio Described Sessions

A variety of film session times providing AUDIO DESCRIPTION (AD) through custom headphones (pictured) and CLOSED CAPTIONS (CC) through subtitles (projected onto purpose-made glasses and companion battery pack, pictured) play at Cinema Nova. These are available through the link below and tickets can be purchased to these sessions online or at the box office. These are regular sessions however they screen in auditoriums equiped to use the AD and CC technology.

We request that users of the AD and CC facilities allow for 10 minutes prior to the start of the session to acquaint them with the technology. Once a ticket has been purchased please proceed to the CANDY BAR and indicate to a staff member you wish to use the AD or CC facilities. A brief personal tutorial will be given by a staff member to the user. Written instructions are also available.

Due to the expense of this technology the user will be required to leave a valid credit card as a deposit with the staff member. Upon the return of the items the credit card will be returned. In the unlikely event the item has been damaged by the user Cinema Nova reserves the right to charge the user for any required repairs.

Closed Caption Sessions

Brett Whiteley is an Australian cultural icon. Nearly a quarter century after his death, there has never been anyone like Whiteley in the history of Australian art. WHITELEY is a visual journey into the life and legacy of one of Australia’s most celebrated artists. The story, told in Brett’s own ... more

Audio Description Sessions

A prestige Australian production with major awards season promise, LION is an emotionally charged true story about a man attempting to find his birth family, years after they were separated. Based on the book A Long Way Home, by Saroo Brierley. Saroo Brierley (Dev Patel) seems like a regular young man, ... more

Monday, 26th June
Tuesday, 27th June
Wednesday, 28th June

From Ritesh Batra, the director of The Lunchbox, comes a drama of regret and the ambiguities of memory starring Jim Broadbent and Charlotte Rampling. Tony Webster (Broadbent) is divorced and retired, leading a rather fusty and reclusive life. But Tony’s past comes out from the shadows to preoccupy him again due ... more

Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend Rose (Alison Williams) have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, and she invites him for a weekend at the home of her parents Missy and Dean (Catherine Keener and Bradley Whitford). For Chris, this is a big deal, as he is black and Rose ... more