Returning to Cinema Nova for an encore season, THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL tells of a legendary concierge (Ralph Fiennes) at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship ... more
SCREENS FIRST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH, LATE.
Written, directed and starring Tommy Wiseau, The Room is like no other film you’ve seen. Johnny (Tommy Wiseau) seems to have it all- a... more
A real-time of-the-moment thriller giving audiences an exclusive front-row seat to the moment Edward Snowden changed history with his revelations of widespread government surveillanc... more
Leading to major breakthroughs for the 1960s American Civil Rights Movement, the Martin Luther King-led marches from Selma to Montgomery hoped to stop the obstruction of vote registr... more
Jon Stewart (The Daily Show) makes his directorial debut with Rosewater, a drama based on a memoir by the Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari. Bahari (Gael Garcia Bernal, The Motorcycle... more
Privilege Club advance screening Wednesday February 18 - 6.30pm. Book tickets below. PRIVILEGE MEMBERS ONLY. Membership card must be presented at screening.
Zero Dark Thirty’s Je... more
The heralded Orizzonti winner of Best Film at the Venice Film Festival, EASTERN BOYS is the astonishing second feature from Robin Campillo, editor and co-writer of Laurent Cantet’s... more
Ellie Klug (Toni Collette) has one last chance to prove her value to her aging music magazine, Stax. As luck would have it, her editor has just the assignment: a no-stone-unturned se... more
SPECIAL EVENT SCREENING - Sunday March 1 - 3.15pm. Tickets on sale below. Featuring a Q&A panel with director Damon Gameau and health experts.
THAT SUGAR FILM is one man’s journe... more
Three women who have been driven mad by pioneer life are to br transported across the country by covered wagon by the pious, independant-minded Mary Bee Cuddy, who in turn employs lo... more
Inherent Vice takes you on a hazy journey through the streets of 1970’s Los Angeles, following Larry ‘Doc’ Sportello, a drug addled Private Investigator, played here with typic... more
Tim Burton tackles a biopic in this tale based on the real life relationship of Margaret and Walter Keane. The Big Eye’s paintings of the 1950’s were a phenomenal success, with t... more
Starring Academy Award nominee John Lithgow and Alfred Molina, Love Is Strange tells the story of New York couple Ben and George, who after nearly four decades together are finally a... more
Living on the autistic spectrum, Nathan (Asa Butterfield) prefers to hide in the safety of his own private world. He struggles to connect with people, often pushing away those who wa... more
Special event screening - Join us for a screening of the Melbourne made classic comedy MALCOLM, followed by a Q&A with Director Nadia Tass and screenwriter David Parker.
Colin Friel... more
Filmmaker Frédéric Tcheng follows up the excellence of Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel and Valentino: The Last Emperor with his latest fashion documentary offering, DIOR & I.... more
Winner of the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Xavier Dolan’s (Tom At The Farm) acclaimed new film centres on a widowed single mother, struggling to raise her explosive 15 y... more
The latest from Noah Baumbach (Frances Ha, The Squid and the Whale), WHILE WE'RE YOUNG stars Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as a middle-aged couple whose lives and careers are upturned ... more
COMING HOME is a wrenching tale adapted from the novel, The Criminal Lu Yanshi written by novelist Geling Yan. Directed by Yimou Zhang, who brought us the visionary House of Flying ... more
Winner of the Un Certain Regard Special Jury Prize at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, THE SALT OF THE EARTH focuses on Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado, who has spent his lif... more
The enchanting and powerfully affecting new film from David & Nathan Zellner, inspired by true events, KUMIKO, THE TREASURE HUNTER tells the story of a young woman’s extraordinary ... more
A stellar turn from both Juliette Binoche and Kristen Stewart, CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA is a beautiful and emotionally engaging drama set to the backdrop of the village of Sils Maria, Sw... more
One of the most buzzed about films at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, Argentinean director Damián Szifrón’s third feature WILD TALES is a blackly comic anthology film, with six sh... more
The renowned director of this opus (James Cameron!!!) called it “the finest flying piranha movie ever made” and I agree. Piranha pandemonium ensues as the ferocious fish chow dow... more
On Christmas Eve, Marie’s godfather, Drosselmeyer, gives her a strange toy: a wooden nutcracker carved in the shape of a little man. At midnight, when the celebrations are over, al... more
Richard Armitage stars in Arthur Miller’s classic American drama, based on Salem’s infamous witch trials, brought vividly to life in this visceral new production by international... more
Robert Louis Stevenson’s well known story of pirates, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, captured live from the National Thea... more
Back at the Met for the first time in eight years. James Levine returns to one of his signature Wagner works conducting this epic comedy about a group of Renaissance “master singer... more
FROM THE MAURITSHUIS MUSEUM, NETHERLANDS.
Discover the secrets behind one of the world’s most enigmatic masterpieces. ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ by Johannes Vermeer is one of ... more
Presented by the Royal Shakespeare Company, captured live from Stratford upon Avon.
Summer 1914. In order to dedicate themselves to a life of study, the King and his friends take an... more
The great Renée Fleming stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehár’s enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and chore... more
At the palace, the royal family and their guests are gathered for Prince Siegfried’s birthday celebrations. In a majestic ceremony, Siegfried is made a knight; young girls try to a... more
The Met’s wild, kaleidoscopic production of Offenbach’s operatic masterpiece. Magnetic tenor Vittorio Grigolo takes on the title role of the tortured poet and unwitting adventure... more
Also known as Much Ado About Nothing
Presented by the Royal Shakespeare Company, captured live from Stratford upon Avon.
Autumn 1918. A group of soldiers return from the trenches.... more
FROM THE VAN GOGH MUSEUM, AMSTERDAM
Enjoying complete and unprecedented access to the treasures of Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum, this is a brilliant new film about one of the world... more
Intriguing double bill, consisting of an enchanting fairy tale (Iolanta) followed by an erotic psychological thriller (Duke Bluebeard’s Castle). On the heels of her triumphant Met ... more
Acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love, Arcadia, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead) returns to the National Theatre with his highly-anticipated new play The Hard ... more
Featuring work by Monet, Renoir, Cezanne, Degas, Pissarro and many more. This unique film secured unparalleled access to a major new exhibition focusing on the man credited with inve... more
Met premiere production conducted by Michele Mariotti. Bel canto superstars Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez join forces for this Rossini showcase of vocal virtuosity, set in th... more
As young Ivan IV is crowned, he has to choose one of the 13 Boyar daughters to be his wife and tsarina. He selects Anastasia, and the two eventually fall deeply in love. When the Boy... more
Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler’s List; Oedipus at the National Theatre) plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty, p... more
Opera’s most enduring tragic double bill returns in an evocative new production from Sir David McVicar, who sets the action across two time periods but in the same Sicilian village... more
By Laura Nix, Andy Bichlbaum, Mike Bonanno. (2014) USA. AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
Followed by an in-person Q&A with the film’s Director Laura Nix from the USA.
The hilarious and heartwa... more
Screening with Defendant 5.
By Maarten van Rouveroy van Nieuwaal. (2014) The Netherlands. AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
Followed by panel discussion featuring Filmmaker Heidi Douglas (Defend... more
By Sylvie Rokab. (2014) USA. AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
Introduced by natura author Claire Dunn (My year without Matches). Narrated by Liam Neeson, ‘Love Thy Nature’ takes viewers on a... more
By Grant Baldwin and Jen Rustemeyer. (2014) Canada. AUSTRALIA PREMIERE. PRESENTED BY OXFAM
Followed by Panel Discussion. Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue... more
By Sandy McLeod. (2014) USA. AUSTRALIA PREMIERE
A perfect storm is brewing as agriculture pioneer Cary Fowler races against time to protect the future of our food. Gene banks of the... more
By Sandy Smolan. (2014) USA. AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
Followed by Panel Discussion. Big Data is defined as the real time collection, analyses, and visualization of vast amounts of inform... more
By Robert Kenner. (2014) USA. VICTORIAN PREMIERE. Presented by Climate Council.
Followed by panel discussion. Based on the Naomi Oreskes groundbreaking book of the same name, this ... more
DISRUPTION - CAN 20 MILLION WOMEN UPEND A CONTINENT?
By Pamela Yates. (2014) USA. AUSTRALIA PREMIERE
Disruption explores the work of the organisation Fundación Capital, (Winners ... more
By Jesper Wachtmeister. (2013) Sweden. AUSTRALIA PREMIERE. PRESENTED BY GREEN MAGAZINE
Microtopia explores how architects, artists and ordinary problem-solvers are pushing their ow... more
By Amy Browne. (2014) USA.
Followed by Filmmaker Q&A. This award winning documentary by Australian Filmmaker Amy Browne shares the profoundly intimate story of Musician, psychiatri... more
By Ewan McEoin. 2014 MIN AUSTRALIA
Introduced by filmmaker. A collaboration between the Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance (AFSA) and food publishers and facilitators The Field In... more
By Michael Rossato-Bennett. (2014) USA. Presented by Alzheimer's Australia Vic. AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
Winner of the Sundance Film Festival’s Audience Award. Alive Inside is a joyous... more
By David Alvarado, Jason Sussberg. (2014) USA. VICTORIAN PREMIERE
Immortalists explores the fascinating world of the eccentric scientists who are on the cusp of making eternal life... more
By Peter Charles Downey. 2014 AUSTRALIA. PRESENTED BY MELBOURNE SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY INSTITUTE
Followed by panel discussion with filmmaker and guests. An all-encompassing exploratio... more
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