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St Kilda Film Festival
Opens July 8 2015

The St Kilda Film Festival heads northisde for one night only. Come and enjoy the festival’s favourite picks, followed by a Q&A with festival director Paul Harris and filmmakers. ... more

Madame Bovary
Opens July 9 2015

A sumptuous adaptation of Gustave Flaubert’s classic novel directed by Sophie Barthes (Cold Souls), MADAME BOVARY chronicles a woman trapped by convention and tempted by passion. I... more

Frackman
Opens July 10 2015

An environmental call to arms, FRACKMAN tells the story of accidental activist Dayne Pratzky and his struggle against international gas companies. Australia will soon become the wor... more

If
Opens July 10 2015

Winner of the Palme d’Or in 1969, Lindsay Anderson’s classic film of revolutionary schoolboy rebellion returns to the big screen to be rediscovered anew. Featuring Malcolm McDow... more

Ruben Guthrie
Opens July 16 2015

Co-hosted with AFI (Australian Film Institute) | AACTA (Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts), Cinema Nova is pleased to offer a preview and Q&A event screening with dire... more

13 Minutes
Opens July 23 2015

Georg Elser was a man who could have changed world history and saved millions of human lives. If only he had had thirteen more minutes. With thirteen more minutes, the bomb he had pe... more

Freedom Stories
Opens July 23 2015

Thursday/Friday sessions include a Q&A with director Steve Thomas, Producer Lisa Horler and panel. Freedom Stories looks at the achievements and struggles of former boat people. No... more

Mr. Holmes
Opens July 23 2015

In 1947, Sherlock Holmes (Ian McKellen), long-retired, lives in a sleepy Sussex village with his housekeeper and her amateur-sleuthing son. But far from living out a peaceful retirem... more

Reality Bites
Opens July 25 2015

In this study of Generation X manners, class valedictorian Lelaina (Winona Ryder at her pixie princess peak) camcords her friends in a mock documentary of posteducation life. Troy (E... more

Coming Home
Opens July 30 2015

Adapted from the novel, 'The Criminal Lu Yanshi' written by novelist Geling Yan and directed by Yimou Zhang (House of Flying Daggers), COMING HOME is a story set in the wake of China... more

Far From Men
Opens July 30 2015

Featuring a career-best performance from the multi-talented Viggo Mortensen and a superb original soundtrack by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, FAR FROM MEN is a gripping tale of moralit... more

I Am Big Bird
Opens July 30 2015

This heartwarming documentary chronicles the life of Caroll Spinney, the man who has been Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969. For over four decades, Caroll's ... more

Dragon Ball Z : Resurrection F
Opens August 6 2015

A duel of destiny: a battle beyond gods begins! Following the fight with Beers the Destroyer, Goku and Vegeta are in training on Beers' world, under the guidance of his attendant, Wh... more

Last Cab To Darwin
Opens August 6 2015

Preview screening followed by a Q&A with director Jeremy Sims and actor Michael Caton. Tuesday July 28 - 6.30pm. Tickets on sale below. Starring Michael Caton and Jackie Weaver, and... more

The Blue Room
Opens August 6 2015

Directed by and starring French actor Matthieu Amalric (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly), THE BLUE ROOM is a pulsating thriller that goes from bedroom pillow talk to the spectre of... more

Goodfellas
Opens August 13 2015

One of Martin Scorsese’s most iconic films, GOODFELLAS reinvigorated the gangster picture with the rise-and-fall true story of a ‘wise guy’ named Henry Hill who advances throug... more

Kill Me Three Times
Opens August 19 2015

Meet the Filmmaker Q&A event with KILL ME THREE TIMES cast and crew. From director Kriv Stenders (Red Dog) comes a quirky assassination thriller. KILL ME THREE TIMES takes place in ... more

Dope
Opens August 20 2015

Fresh, exuberant and brilliantly paced, DOPE is a smart comedy about a group of geeks who, through a series of missteps, end up with a stash of drugs that they have to sell in order ... more

Irrational Man
Opens August 20 2015

The newest film from Woody Allen sees the director grappling with his most cerebral cinematic entanglement yet in a witty film about academia and murder. Abe Lucas (Joaquin Phoenix... more

Death In Brunswick
Opens August 23 2015

The Australian Screen Editors and Australian Cinemtographers Society in partnership with the National Film and Sound Archive and Cinema Nova present a special screening of the iconic... more

Holding The Man
Opens August 27 2015

A love story for everyone, the much-anticipated HOLDING THE MAN reaches the big screen in Neil Armfield's breathtaking and moving adaptation of Tim Conigrave's seminal memoir. An i... more

Force Of Destiny
Opens September 10 2015

From veteran Australian filmmaker Paul Cox (Innocence, Molokai) comes his most autobiographical film, drawn from his own personal battle with cancer. David Wenham stars as Robert, ... more

Cut Snake
Opens September 24 2015

Set in Melbourne in the mid-1970s, Cut Snake tells the story of Sparra Farrell (Alex Russell), a very private man in his twenties who is trying to make a life for himself in a new ci... more

Sicario
Opens September 24 2015

From director Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners, Incendies) comes an explosive crime thriller about the war on drugs. On the streets of Ciudad Juárez, just across the Rio Grande from El P... more

Roger Waters' The Wall Live On Stage
Opens September 29 2015

From the creator of the classic Pink Floyd album comes the groundbreaking tour seen by over 4 million fans worldwide. Coming to cinemas worldwide for one night only, commencing at 8.... more

Sam Klemke's Time Machine
Opens October 25 2015

Meet the Filmmaker Q&A event with director Matthew Bate and Sam Klemke. From director Matthew Bate (Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure), SAM KLEMKE'S TIME MACHINE follows two... more

99 Homes
Opens October 29 2015

With the backdrop of the 2008 housing market collapse, 99 HOMES in a modern thriller examining what happens when a desperate and honest man is pushed by dire circumstance to hand out... more

Youth
Opens December 26 2015

From the Oscar winning director of The Great Beauty, Paolo Sorrentino, YOUTH finds two old friends on vacation at the foot of the Alps. Fred (Michael Caine), a composer and conductor... more

Gb 2001 A Space Odyssey
Opens August 6 2015

"Made entirely in British film studios, Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece is still the most visionary and challenging science fiction movie ever produced. The mysteries of outer space an... more

Gb A Man For All Seasons
Opens August 6 2015

“Veteran American director Fred Zinnemann’s flawless adaptation of Robert Bolt’s play about Sir Thomas More’s moral courage in standing up to Henry VIII won five Oscars in 19... more

Gb A Room With A View
Opens August 6 2015

"One of the best of the films made by the team of James Ivory (director), Ismail Merchant (producer) and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (writer), this sophisticated and witty adaptation of E.M... more

Gb Black Narcissus
Opens August 6 2015

"This Michael Powell - Emeric Pressburger adaptation of a novel by Rumer Godden is set in India but was filmed almost entirely on eleborate and beautiful sets constructed in a Britis... more

Gb Brassed Off
Opens August 6 2015

"In this beguiling combination of laughter and tears, Yorkshire miners threatened with the closure of their pit find solace in their brass band. Ewan McGregor and Tara Fitzgerald are... more

Gb Brief Encounter
Opens August 6 2015

"David Lean's masterly depiction of a tentative romance between two married middle-class Brits was scripted by Noel Coward and based on his play Still Life. As the lovers, Trevor How... more

Gb Don't Look Now
Opens August 6 2015

"Much expanded from a short story by Daphne DuMaurier, Nicolas Roeg's extraordinary film is partly about a bereaved couple (Donald Sutherland, Julie Christie) coming to terms with lo... more

Gb Gosford Park
Opens August 6 2015

"Near the end of his career the great American director Robert Altman made this deliciously old fashioned British film based on an original screenplay by Julian Fellowes. The setting... more

Gb Great Expectations
Opens August 6 2015

"Made immediately after Brief Encounter, this was the first of two magnificent Dickens adaptations made by David Lean (the second was Oliver Twist). Dickens' complex story with its m... more

Gb I Know Where I'm Going
Opens August 6 2015

"Another Powell-Pressburger classic in which the delectable Wendy Hillier plays a resourceful and ambitious young woman who travels to the Scottish Highlands in order to marry a weal... more

Gb Kind Hearts And Coronets
Opens August 6 2015

"One of the finest of the distinguished Ealing comedies, Robert Hamer's dry and extremely witty film is a depiction of the activities of a suave murderer, impeccably played by Dennis... more

Gb Lawrence Of Arabia
Opens August 6 2015

"If ever a film demanded to be seen on the big screen it's David Lean's great epic about the extraordinary career of T. E. Lawrence and the shaping of the post-World War 1 Middle Eas... more

Gb Peeping Tom
Opens August 6 2015

"The film that is generally believed to have ruined the career of the great director Michael Powell, this obsessive thriller about a serial killer (Karl Bohm) who works in a film stu... more

Gb Sense And Sensibility
Opens August 6 2015

"This exceedingly handsome Jane Austen adaptation was scripted by actor Emma Thompson and was the first feature directed by Ang Lee outside his native Taiwan. The impeccable cast inc... more

Gb Slumdog Millionaire
Opens August 6 2015

A British film, directed by Danny Boyle, set in the slums of Mumbai where Jamal (Dev Patel) seeks to make a fortune on the Indian television version of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.... more

Gb Tales Of Hoffman
Opens August 6 2015

"The apotheosis of the Powell-Pressburger collaboration, this sumptuous filmed version of Offenbach is a visually exhilarating combination of opera and ballet, not to mention excepti... more

Gb The 39 Steps
Opens August 6 2015

"In the 1930s, Alfred Hitchcock gained an international reputation for a series of amusing and beautifully crafted thrillers including this one, based on a book by John Buchan, with ... more

Gb The Red Shoes
Opens August 6 2015

"In this masterpiece from the team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, Moira Shearer plays a young ballerina torn between two controlling men, played by Anton Walbrook and Mari... more

Gb The Third Man
Opens August 6 2015

"Directed by Carol Reed on location in shattered, divided post-war Vienna, and scripted by Graeme Greene, this celebrated suspense film features Joseph Cotten as an American writer w... more

Nt Live The Audience
Opens July 18 2015

Helen Mirren reprises her Academy Award-winning role as Queen Elizabeth II in encore screenings of the original West End production of The Audience, captured live in London in 2013, ... more

Met Opera La Traviata
Opens August 1 2015

WINTER HIGHLIGHTS By Giuseppe Verdi. Natalie Dessay puts on the red dress in Willy Decker's stunning production, in her first Violetta at the Met. Matthew Polenzani sings Alfredo, ... more

Nt Live Everyman
Opens August 8 2015

BAFTA winner and Academy Award® nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) takes the title role in this dynamic new production of one of English drama’s oldest plays, directed by... more

Rsc The Mercant Of Venice
Opens August 22 2015

In the melting pot of Venice, trade is God. With its ships plying the globe, the city opens its arms to all, as long as they come prepared to do business and there is profit to be ma... more

Met Opera: The Merry Widow
Opens September 12 2015

WINTER HIGHLIGHTS By Franz Lehár. The great Renée Fleming stars as the beguiling woman who captivates all Paris in Lehár’s enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadw... more

Met Opera: Aida
Opens October 3 2015

WINTER HIGHTLIGHTS By Giuseppe Verdi. “The combined fervor of Olga Borodina as Amneris and Fabio Luisi at the helm of a fired-up orchestra made for an electrically charged and en... more

Nt Live The Beaux Stratagem
Opens October 10 2015

Simon Godwin (Man and Superman) directs George Farquhar's wild comedy of love and cash. The 'Beaux': Mr Aimwell and Mr Archer, two charming, dissolute young men who have blown their... more

Met Opera Il Trovatore
Opens October 24 2015

(Verdi) Conductor: Marco Armiliato Production: Sir David McVicar Set Designer: Charles Edwards Costume Designer: Brigitte Reiffenstuel Lighting Designed By: Jennifer Tipton Choreog... more

Rsc Othello
Opens October 24 2015

Othello is the greatest general of his age. A fearsome warrior, loving husband and revered defender of Venice against its enemies. But he is also an outsider whose victories have cre... more

Nt Live Hamlet
Opens November 7 2015

The fastest selling ticket in theatre history! Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game) stars in the title role of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy: HAMLET. D... more

Met Opera Otello
Opens November 14 2015

(Verdi) NEW PRODUCTION Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin Production: Bartlett Sher Set Designer: Es Devlin Costume Designer: Catherine Zuber Lighting Designer: Donald Holder Project... more

Rsc Henry V
Opens November 21 2015

Henry IV is dead and Hal is King. With England in a state of unrest, he must leave his rebellious youth behind, striving to gain the respect of his nobility and people. Laying claim ... more

Met Opera Tannhauser
Opens December 5 2015

(Wagner) FIRST TIME IN HD Conductor: James Levine Production: Otto Schenk Set Designer: Günther Schneider-Siemssen Costume Designer: Patricia Zipprodt Lighting Designer: Gil Wec... more

NT Live: Coriolanus
Opens December 12 2015

National Theatre Live's 2014 broadcast of the Donmar Warehouse's production of Coriolanus returns to cinemas by popular demand. Shakespeare's searing tragedy of political manipulati... more

Met Opera Lulu
Opens February 6 2016

(Berg) NEW PRODUCTION / FIRST TIME IN HD Conductor: James Levine Production: William Kentridge Co-Director: Luc De Wit Projection Designer: Catherine Meyburgh Set Designer: Sabine... more

Met Opera Les Pecheurs De Perles
Opens March 5 2016

(Bizet) NEW PRODUCTION, FIRST TIME IN HD Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda Production: Penny Woolcock Set Designer: Dick Bird Costume Designer: Kevin Pollard Lighting Designer: Jen Schri... more

Met Opera Turandot
Opens April 2 2016

(Puccini) Conductor: Paolo Carignani Production: Franco Zeffirelli Set Designer: Franco Zeffirelli Costume Designers: Anna Anni, Dada Saligeri Lighting Designer: Gil Wechsler Choreo... more

Met Opera Manon Lescaut
Opens April 30 2016

(Puccini) NEW PRODUCTION Conductor: Fabio Luisi Production: Sir Richard Eyre Set Designer: Rob Howell Costume Designer: Fotini Dimou Lighting Designer: Peter Mumford Choreographer:... more

Met Opera Madama Butterfly
Opens June 4 2016

(Puccini). Conductor: Karel Mark Chichon Production: Anthony Minghella Director and Choreographer: Carolyn Choa Set Designer: Michael Levine Costume Designer: Han Feng Lighting De... more

Met Opera Roberto Devereux
Opens July 2 2016

(Donizetti) MET PREMIERE/FIRST TIME IN HD Conductor: Maurizio Benini Production: Sir David McVicar Set Designer: Sir David McVicar Costume Designer: Moritz Junge Lighting Designer:... more

Met Opera Elektra
Opens August 6 2016

(Strauss) NEW PRODUCTION - FIRST TIME IN HD Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen Production: Patrice Chéreau Stage Director: Vincent Huguet Set Designer: Richard Peduzzi Costume Designer:... more