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Girl Asleep
Opens September 1 2016

Meet The Filmmaker Q&A screening: Director Rosemary Myers, composer Harry Covill and stars Bethany Whitmore & Harrison Feldman. Friday September 2, 6.30pm. Bookings below. The world... more

Infiltrator, The
Opens September 1 2016

Based on a true story, Federal agent Robert Mazur (Bryan Cranston) goes deep undercover to infiltrate the drug trafficking ring of Colombian kingpin Pablo Escobar. As President Ronal... more

Proof (1991)
Opens September 1 2016

NOVA ICONIC! Join key members of the crew & cast of PROOF at our Meet The Filmmaker Q&A screening on Sunday September 4, 4.40pm. Guests include writer & director Jocelyn Moorhouse, p... more

Sunset Song
Opens September 1 2016

A new sweeping romance from Terence Davies (The Deep Blue Sea, The House of Mirth), SUNSET SONG is an intimate epic of hope, tragedy, and love set at the dawning of the Great War. S... more

Bfg, The
Opens September 2 2016

A girl named Sophie encounters the Big Friendly Giant who, despite his intimidating appearance, turns out to be a kind-hearted soul who is considered an outcast by the other giants b... more

Train To Busan
Opens September 2 2016

While a zombie-virus breaks out in South Korea, a couple of passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan. more

The Room
Opens September 3 2016

SCREENS FIRST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH, LATE. MELBOURNE'S HOME OF 'THE ROOM' SINCE FEBRUARY 2010! Written, directed and starring Tommy Wiseau, The Room is like no other film you’v... more

Sully
Opens September 4 2016

From master filmmaker Clint Eastwood comes the riveting true story of Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger (Tom Hanks), the commercial pilot who was responsible for what came to be known as ... more

Captain Fantastic
Opens September 8 2016

Deep in the majestic wilds of the Pacific Northwest, Ben Cash (Viggo Mortensen) and his wife Leslie are raising their children off the grid, isolated from society but with a vigorous... more

Louis Theroux: My Scientology Movie
Opens September 8 2016

British broadcaster Louis Theroux has made a name for himself tackling society’s most taboo and controversial subjects, so it’s no surprise that in his first feature film he has ... more

Mountain Cry
Opens September 8 2016

Set in a remote village perched atop a mountain in provincial communist China, Larry Yang's MOUNTAIN CRY begins with the sudden death of a husband and father whose family is new to t... more

One More Time With Feeling (2d)
Opens September 8 2016

NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS: A unique cinema event directed by Andrew Dominik (Chopper, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Killing Them Softly), ONE MORE TIME ... more

One More Time With Feeling (3d)
Opens September 8 2016

Screening in 3D: NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS. A unique cinema event directed by Andrew Dominik (Chopper, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Killing Them Softly... more

Queen Of Ireland, The
Opens September 8 2016

Meet Irish drag queen Panti Bliss and her alter ego Rory O’Neill as they team up to fight social injustices in the lead up to Ireland’s Marriage Equality Referendum. An acciden... more

Kubo and the Two Strings
Opens September 15 2016

SCHOOL HOLIDAY ENGAGEMENT! From Laika Entertainment, the animation masterminds behind the Oscar nominated features Coraline and ParaNorman, comes an original stop-motion adventure se... more

La Belle Saison
Opens September 15 2016

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! The award-winning new film by acclaimed director Catherine Corsini (Leaving), LA BELLE SAISON is a luminous and evocative romance set in the turbulent 1970s, powerful... more

The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years
Opens September 15 2016

Go back to the height of The Beatles’ rise to fame in Ron Howard’s lively and extremely thorough documentary, made with the blessing and cooperation of Paul McCartney, Ringo Star... more

Yoga Hosers
Opens September 15 2016

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! 15-year-old yoga-nuts Colleen Collette and Colleen McKenzie love their smart phones and hate their after school job at Manitoban convenience store Eh-2-Zed. But when ... more

Red Turtle, The
Opens September 22 2016

In the first ever international co-production from Japan’s animation powerhouse Studio Ghibli, and winner of the Un Certain Regard Special Jury Prize at Cannes, Dutch animator Mich... more

Snowden
Opens September 22 2016

Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone, who brought Platoon, Wall Street and JFK to the cinema screen, tackles the fascinating true story of the whistleblower who not only broug... more

Equity
Opens September 29 2016

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! Denied a promotion, investment banker Naomi Bishop (Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad) aims to one-up her male counterparts by snagging the lead on the hottest new social media... more

Life, Animated
Opens September 29 2016

From Academy Award winning director Roger Ross Williams, LIFE, ANIMATED is the inspirational story of Owen Suskind, a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his fa... more

Wednesday May 9
Opens September 29 2016

Vahid Jalilvand's award-winning debut feature centres on a benevolent act that has unintended consequences. On WEDNESDAY MAY 9, Jayal Ashtiyani, a teacher, has offered to provide a s... more

Baulkham Hills African Ladies Troupe, The
Opens October 6 2016

A remarkable documentary that profiles four extraordinary women, THE BAULKHAM HILLS AFRICAN LADIES TROUPE is a story of trauma, hope, and owning one’s story. In 2010, theatre dire... more

Francofonia
Opens October 6 2016

From master filmmaker Alexander Sokurov, the director of Russian Ark, comes the powerful story of how precious artworks from the Louvre were saved during WWII occupied Paris. FRANC... more

Under the Shadow
Opens October 6 2016

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! Tehran, 1988. Shideh lives amid the chaos of the Iran-Iraq war. Accused of subversion and blacklisted from medical college, she is in a state of malaise. Furthermore,... more

Handmaiden, The
Opens October 13 2016

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! The new film from Korean auteur Park Chan-wook (Oldboy, Stoker), THE HANDMAIDEN has been adapted from Sarah Waters’ novel Fingersmith, transposed from its Victorian... more

Joe Cinque’s Consolation
Opens October 13 2016

Based on Helen Garner's multi-award-winning book 'Joe Cinque's Consolation: A True Story of Death, Grief and the Law', Sotiris Dounoukos directs a riveting true crime drama set in th... more

Julieta
Opens October 13 2016

After a casual encounter, a brokenhearted woman decides to confront her life and the most important events about her stranded daughter. Spanish language, English subtitles more

Miss Saigon
Opens October 15 2016

See the legendary MISS SAIGON, in cinemas for a limited season. This spectacular, sell-out 25th Anniversary Gala Performance of the global stage sensation also features appearances... more

Chasing Great
Opens October 19 2016

An insightful portrayal that weaves rugby legend Richie McCaw’s life story into his final season as an All Black, CHASING GREAT reveals the determination and mental fortitude of an... more

Cafe Society
Opens October 20 2016

Set in the 1930s, Woody Allen’s bittersweet romance "Café Society" follows Bronx-born Bobby Dorfman (Jesse Eisenberg) to Hollywood, where he falls in love, and back to New York, w... more

Neon Demon, The
Opens October 20 2016

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! It’s not a Nicolas Winding Refn film if it’s not a giant provocation. THE NEON DEMON sees the iconoclastic Danish director in full horror-thriller mode in a visua... more

Thelma And Louise
Opens October 20 2016

NOVA ICONIC! A 'buddy comedy' and a 'road movie' like no other, we celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ridley Scott's girl-power milestone with a restored, high-definition digital Nova... more

Elle
Opens October 27 2016

Paul Verhoeven, the legendary filmmaker behind such cinema classics as Basic Instinct, Robocop and Black Book, returns with an edgy revenge thriller starring Isabelle Huppert (The Pi... more

Hell Or Highwater
Opens October 27 2016

From the writer of Sicario, HELL OR HIGH WATER is a gripping action-thriller about family, crime and justice starring Chris Pine, Ben Foster and Jeff Bridges. After years of estran... more

American Honey
Opens November 3 2016

The new extraordinary film vision from award-winning filmmaker Andrea Arnold (Fish Tank, Wuthering Heights), AMERICAN HONEY is a sprawling, kinetic, and unclassifiable journey into t... more

Arrival
Opens November 10 2016

From multi-award-winning director Denis Villeneuve (Sicario, Incendies, Prisoners) comes a grippingly intelligent science fiction drama based on a short story by Ted Chiang. Insula... more

Lo And Behold, Reveries Of The Connected World
Opens November 10 2016

Society depends on the Internet for nearly everything but rarely do we step back and recognize its endless intricacies and unsettling omnipotence. From the brilliant mind of Werner H... more

Nocturnal Animals
Opens November 10 2016

For those who have been eagerly awaiting director and fashion designer Tom Ford’s follow-up to the acclaimed A Single Man, succour is here in NOCTURNAL ANIMALS, an artful, slow-boi... more

 War on Everyone
Opens November 17 2016

From director John Michael McDonagh (The Guard, Calvary) comes a darkly hilarious homage to the buddy cop film, focusing on two anti-heroes in the form of out of control police offic... more

Morgan
Opens November 17 2016

A corporate risk-management consultant has to decide and determine whether or not to terminate an artificial being's life that was made in a laboratory environment. more

Like Crazy
Opens November 24 2016

Premiering in Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival,Paolo Virzì’s Like Crazy is a tale of friendship, as touching and compassionate as it is free-wheeling and kinetic... more

Don’t Blink: Robert Frank
Opens December 1 2016

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! Robert Frank revolutionized photography and independent film. He documented the Beats, Welsh coal miners, Peruvian Indians, The Stones, London bankers, and the Americ... more

Music Of Strangers, The
Opens December 1 2016

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma is one of the world’s most popular classical musicians, and here in this documentary by Morgan Neville, the Academy Award-winning director of Twenty Feet From Star... more

Slack Bay
Opens December 1 2016

Juliette Binoche, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi and Fabrice Luchini mix it up for laughs in the latest Cannes entry from Bruno Dumont, a filmmaker continuing to trade his former heavyweight... more

Dancer
Opens December 8 2016

Sergei Polunin is a breathtaking ballet talent who questions his existence and his commitment to dance just as he is about to become a legend. more

Paterson
Opens December 26 2016

Go on a ride with Jim Jarmusch in PATERSON, the director’s latest gentle meditation on art, relationships, poetry, and how life is lived in the small details. Paterson (Adam Driv... more

Salesman, The
Opens March 2 2017

Forushande (The Salesman) is the story of a couple whose relationship begins to turn sour during their performance of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman. more

Aacta: Embedded
Opens September 1 2016
Aacta: Remembering The Man
Opens September 1 2016
NT Live: Hamlet
Opens September 2 2016

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

Richard Iii
Opens September 10 2016

The Almeida Theatre makes its live screening debut with an explosive new adaptation of Richard III, directed by Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold with Ralph Fiennes as Shakespea... more

Met Opera: Bohème, La
Opens September 17 2016

In one of the most dramatic saves in Live in HD history, soprano Kristine Opolais sang the role of Mimi with only a few hours notice in Franco Zeffirelli’s breathtaking production ... more

NT Live: Warhorse
Opens September 24 2016

Just in time for the school holidays comes an encore season of the play that took the globe by storm. Based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, War Horse is the powerful story of a you... more

Nt Live: Deep Blue Sea, The
Opens October 8 2016

Helen McCrory (Medea and The Last of the Haussmans at the National Theatre, Penny Dreadful, Peaky Blinders) returns to the National Theatre in Terence Rattigan’s devastating master... more

Met Opera: Cosi Fan Tutte
Opens October 15 2016

Met Music Director James Levine conducts Mozart’s barbed romance Così fan tutte, a comic masterpiece about the romantic complications that ensue when a pair of friends decide to t... more

Concerto - A Beethoven Journey
Opens October 22 2016

Filmed over four years, Concerto - A Beethoven Journey follows highly acclaimed pianist Leif Ove Andsnes as he attempts to understand and interpret one of the greatest sets of works ... more

Rsc Cymbeline
Opens October 22 2016

Cymbeline is ruler of a divided Britain. When Innogen, the only living heir, marries her sweetheart in secret, an enraged Cymbeline banishes him. Distracted by Innogen's marriage Cym... more

Met Opera Tristan Und Isolde
Opens November 5 2016

Conductors: Sir Simon Rattle Production: Mariusz Treli?ski Set Designer: Boris Kudli?ka Costume Designer: Marek Adamski Lighting Designer: Marc Heinz Projection Designer: Bartek Ma... more

Nt Live: Threepenny Opera, The
Opens November 12 2016

Mack the Knife is back in town. A darkly comic new take on Brecht and Weill’s raucous musical broadcast live from the stage of the National Theatre. London scrubs up for the co... more

Kbtc Entertainer, The
Opens November 19 2016

Cast includes Kenneth Branagh, Jonah Hauer-King, Crispin Letts, Sophie McShera, Greta Scacchi Set against the backdrop of post-war Britain, John Osborne's modern classic conjures t... more

Rsc King Lear
Opens November 26 2016

King Lear has ruled for many years. As age begins to overtake him, he decides to divide his kingdom amongst his children, living out his days without the burden of power. A proud m... more

Met Opera Don Giovanni
Opens December 3 2016

Conductor: Fabio Luisi Production: Michael Grandage Set and Costume Designer: Christopher Oram Lighting Designer: Paule Constable Choreographer: Ben Wright Cast: Hibla Gerzmava (D... more

Met Opera L'amour De Loin
Opens January 28 2017

Libretto: Amin Maalouf Conductor: Susanna Mälkki Production: Robert Lepage Set Designer: Michael Curry Costume Designer: Michael Curry Lighting Designer: Kevin Adams Lightscape ... more

Met Opera Nabucco
Opens February 18 2017

Conductor: James Levine Production: Elijah Moshinsky Set Designer: John Napier Costume Designer: Andreane Neofitou Lighting Designer: Howard Harrison Cast: Liudmyla Monastyrska (Ab... more

Met Opera Romeo Et Juliette
Opens March 18 2017

Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda Production: Bartlett Sher Set Designer: Michael Yeargan Costume Designer: Catherine Zuber Lighting Designed By: Jennifer Tipton Choreographer: Chase B... more

Met Opera: Rusalka
Opens April 22 2017

Conductor: Sir Mark Elder Production: Mary Zimmerman Set Designer: Daniel Ostling Costume Designer: Mara Blumenfeld Lighting Designer: T.J. Gerckens Choreographer: Austin McCormick ... more

Met Opera La Traviata
Opens May 20 2017

Conductor: Nicola Luisotti Production: Willy Decker Set and Costume Designer: Wolfgang Gussmann Lighting Designer: Hans Toelstede Choreographer: Athol Farmer Cast: Sonya Yoncheva (Vi... more

Met Opera Idomeneo
Opens June 17 2017

Conductor: James Levine Production: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle Set and Costume Designer: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle Lighting Designer: Gil Wechsler Cast: Elza van den Heever (Elettra), Nadine S... more

Met Opera: Eugene Onegin
Opens July 15 2017

Conductor: Robin Ticciati Production: Deborah Warner Set Designer: Tom Pye Costume Designer: Chloe Obolensky Lighting Designer: Jean Kalman Video Designers: Finn Ross and Ian Will... more

Met Opera Rosenkavalier, Der
Opens August 5 2017

Conductor: James Levine Production: Robert Carsen Set Designer: Paul Steinberg Costume Designer: Brigitte Reiffenstuel Lighting Designers: Robert Carsen, Peter Van Praet Cast: R... more

Iff: Firebirds
Opens September 14 2016

Starring Gila Almagor and a host of leading Israeli stage and screen actors – Oded Teomi, Devora Kaidar and Miriam Zohar to name a few - this mystery drama was nominated for ten Is... more

Iff: Invisibles
Opens September 15 2016

Invisibles is a Bedouin variation on the age old family drama of father versus son and the eternal struggle between generations. The central character Ra’ed, is a handsome, green e... more

Iff: Mr. Predictable
Opens September 16 2016

When Adi was 5 years old, his father died in the war in Lebanon. Before he was called up by the army he made his son swear to be a good boy, help his mother and be responsible. Adi... more

Iff: Who's Gonna Love Me Now?
Opens September 16 2016

The winner of this year’s Panorama Audience award at the Berlin film festival, Who’s Gonna Love me Now ? is the story of Saar, a man who never fulfilled his parents’ expectatio... more

Iff: Demon
Opens September 17 2016

Demon is an Israeli/ Polish co production and is set on the grounds of a wild rambling property in a summery Polish countryside. The dashing Python, a stranger in town, is engaged to... more

Iff: Inertia
Opens September 17 2016

Inertia is the first feature film by Israeli director Idan Haguel. It premiered at the 2015 Haifa film festival and then in the Forum section of the Berlin film festival. Simple an... more

Iff: Laugh Lines
Opens September 17 2016

Laugh Lines is a gentle, black comedy about old age and the choices we all face as life approaches the last chapter. A theatrical “Romeo and Juliet” type farewell scene by the gr... more

Iff: Mussa + Never Turn Your Back On Sparks
Opens September 17 2016

MUSSA Mussa is a tale of a young boy growing up in today’s Tel Aviv. At age 12, as the son of African refugees it’s not that simple though…. Mussa’s Israeli classmates are h... more

Iff: Saving Nur
Opens September 17 2016

Saving Nur is a story of co –operation and between sides of a conflict that are often portrayed as being implacably opposed. Two Gaza parents, Ibrahim and Maha, fight for the life ... more

Iff: Cafe Nagler
Opens September 18 2016

Café Nagler is an utterly charming story about family, memory, and a love between a grandmother and her grand daughter. A young Israeli director, Mor Kaplansky, sets out on a journe... more

Iff: Keep Quiet
Opens September 18 2016

KEEP QUIET is the astonishing story of how a vehemently anti-Semitic Hungarian far-right politician, Csanad Szegedi, discovers that he is Jewish. As vice-president of Jobbik, Hungar... more

Iff: Town On A Wire
Opens September 18 2016

The Romans called Lod "The City of God". This dilapidated town, a mere 10 minute drive from prospering Tel Aviv, is a hub for Palestinian drug lords and religious Jewish settlers. A... more

Iff: Harmonia
Opens September 21 2016

Direct from its premiere at this year’s Jerusalem Film festival, where it won two awards, this production is based around an adaptation of the biblical story of Sarah, Hagar, Abrah... more

Iff: Awakening
Opens September 22 2016

The action in this film is triggered by a cow ambling across a lonely stretch of road in northern Israel. This random act changes the lives of the human characters and begins what ... more

Iff: Everything Is Broken Up And Dances
Opens September 23 2016

This brand new film is a contemporary war drama, set in and around Tel Aviv’s music scene , complete with crooked agents, a love interest, and underground concerts. The central ch... more

Kff: 2001: A Space Odyssey
Opens October 6 2016

Adapting a short story by celebrated science fiction author Arthur C. Clark, 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY is quite simply an iconic cinematic monument. Sent on a mysterious mission to Jupit... more

Kff: A.i. Artificial Intelligence
Opens October 6 2016

An intriguing ‘what if’ note that hangs at the tale-end of Kubrick’s career, A.I. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE was in development with Kubrick since the early 1970s but the director... more

Kff: Barry Lyndon
Opens October 6 2016

If period dramas normally leave you cold, that’s because you haven’t seen what a director like Kubrick can do with them. Adapting a little-known novel by William Makepeace Thacke... more

Kff: Clockwork Orange, A
Opens October 6 2016

Alex (Malcolm McDowall in his most iconic performance) is a charismatic sociopath in a futuristic England who along with his fellow ‘droogs’ spends his time between the Korova Mi... more

Kff: Dr. Strangelove
Opens October 6 2016

A black comedy satirising a button-pushing, war-crazy American general who orders a nuclear strike on the USSR that was released at the height of the Cold War illustrates more than a... more

Kff: Eyes Wide Shut
Opens October 6 2016

Kubrick’s last complete film (he passed away four days after showing the final cut to representatives from Warner Bros.), EYES WIDE SHUT is also one of his most epic undertakings, ... more

Kff: Fear And Desire
Opens October 6 2016

Kubrick’s first feature film is a powerful anti-war drama, and for decades was thought lost before resurfacing outside of private collections at the 1993 Telluride Film Festival. S... more

Kff: Full Metal Jacket
Opens October 6 2016

Kubrick returned to the subject of anti-war filmmaking that had preoccupied him at the start of his career in FULL METAL JACKET, a sharp critique on the Vietnam War via the story of ... more

Kff: Killer's Kiss
Opens October 6 2016

A film noir thriller about a boxer, a dance hall girl and her unscrupulous employer, KILLER’S KISS sees Kubrick go full genre film, and despite the familiar story beats of a weathe... more

Kff: Killing, The
Opens October 6 2016

Kubrick headed out to Los Angeles to make THE KILLING, a film noir focused on that classic yarn of ‘career criminal does one last job before going straight and marrying his main sq... more

Kff: Lolita
Opens October 6 2016

“How did they ever make a movie of Lolita?” ran the original tag-line, and with hindsight it seems obvious that only a director as maverick as Kubrick could have ever managed it.... more

Kff: Paths Of Glory
Opens October 6 2016

Set during WWI and loosely based on a real event, PATHS OF GLORY stars Kirk Douglas as a colonel attempting to shield his men after an attack goes disastrously wrong and the commandi... more

Kff: Shining, The
Opens October 6 2016

All work and no play… Well, you know how the rest goes. One of the most influential horror films ever made, and one of the first screen adaptations of the work of Stephen King, tak... more