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Opens April 3 2015

After being kidnapped by two criminals during birth, Chappie becomes the adopted son in a strange and dysfunctional family. Chappie is preternaturally gifted, one of a kind, a prodig... more

Jupiter Ascending
Opens April 3 2015

In the future, a young destitute human woman gets targeted for assassination by the Queen of the Universe, and begins her destiny to finish the Queen's reign. Jupiter Jones was born... more

The Room
Opens April 4 2015

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

Paper Planes In 3d
Opens April 6 2015

Join director ROBERT CONNOLLY and co-star TERRY NORRIS for a very special 3D event screening of the hit Australian adventure PAPER PLANES, followed by an all-ages Q&A. With an all-... more

Opens April 9 2015

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! 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 he... more

The Salt of the Earth
Opens April 9 2015

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! 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 h... more

Opens April 9 2015

Nathan (Asa Butterfield) prefers to hide in the safety of his own private world, struggling to connect with people and often pushing away those who want to be closest to him, includi... more

The Crater
Opens April 12 2015

The Crater: A Vietnam War Story Acclaimed, Oscar-nominated documentarian David Bradbury (On Borrowed Time, Frontline, Chile: Hasta Cuando?) joins Nova for a Q&A following a screenin... more

It Follows
Opens April 16 2015

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! Robert David Mitchell's critically acclaimed supernatural chiller IT FOLLOWS has been declared the scariest horror in a generation by critics and moviegoers alike. ... more

While We're Young
Opens April 16 2015

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

Picnic At Hanging Rock
Opens April 19 2015

Cinema Nova in partnership with The Ian Potter Museum of Art’s exhibition Weird Melancholy: The Australian Gothic, presents a series of Australian Gothic Cinema’. Peter Weir’... more

Banksy Does New York
Opens April 23 2015

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! On Oct. 1, 2013, the elusive British street artist known as Banksy launched a self-proclaimed month-long residency in New York City, posting one unique exhibit a day ... more

Opens April 23 2015

Stet, a troubled and angry 11-year-old orphan from a small Texas town, ends up at a Boy Choir school back East after the death of his single mom. Completely out of his element, he fi... more

Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter
Opens April 23 2015

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

Testament of Youth
Opens April 23 2015

TESTAMENT OF YOUTH is a passionate biographical drama bringing to life the celebrated memoirs of Vera Britain, a daring British writer who documented the harsh experiences of being a... more

Opens April 30 2015

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! From the multi award winning director of The Hours, Billy Elliot and The Audience, Stephen Daldry, comes a thrilling suspense based on the novel by Andy Mulligan. Set... more

Blade Runner: The Final Cut
Opens May 1 2015

Limited Event Screenings! Remastered by the British Film Institute and presented in its full Cinemascope glory, BLADE RUNNER: THE FINAL CUT is a must for every fan of this seminal c... more

Clouds of Sils Maria
Opens May 7 2015

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

Ex Machina
Opens May 7 2015

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! From acclaimed writer/director Alex Garland (screenwriter of 28 Days Later, Sunshine and Never Let Me Go) comes EX MACHINA, a chilling vision of the not-too-distant f... more

Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck
Opens May 7 2015

Experience the life, art and mind of Kurt Cobain like never before in the first fully-authorized portrait of the generation-defining rock music icon. Director Brett Morgen expertly b... more

Cultastrophe The City Of Lost Children
Opens May 8 2015

In a futuristic city, a daemonic scientist named Krank kidnaps children to tap into their dreams. This highly inventive and subversive work recalls the visuals of Terry Gilliam fused... more

Wake in Fright
Opens May 10 2015

Screening as part of The Ian Potter Museum of Art’s exhibition Weird Melancholy: The Australian Gothic. Believed lost for many years, Wake in Fright has been painstakingly restor... more

A Royal Night Out
Opens May 14 2015

VE Day, 1945. Across the world, people are celebrating the end of the war. London overflows with celebration and excess. Two teenage sisters are allowed out at night for the first t... more

When Marnie Was There
Opens May 14 2015

A young girl is sent to the country for health reasons, where she meets an unlikely friend in the form of Marnie, a young girl with flowing blonde hair. As the friendship unravels it... more

Wild Tales
Opens May 21 2015

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

Opens May 28 2015

Starring Vincent Cassel and premiering at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, Ariel Kleiman's ambitious Australian production is a chilling depiction of a childhood lived under th... more

Cultastrophe Empire Records And Pump Up The Volume
Opens May 29 2015

First up we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of REX MANNING DAY with a screening of the eternal slacker epic EMPIRE RECORDS! Chronicling a day in the life of a group of rag tag record ... more

54: The Director's Cut
Opens June 11 2015

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! In 1998, director Mark Christopher created a cinematic monument to the famous New York nightclub Studio 54, an ostentatious mixture of Art Deco and plush, frivolous 1... more

Walking The Camino: Six Ways To Santiago
Opens June 11 2015

500 miles on foot. Bunk-beds. Blisters. Stunning landscapes. World-class snorers. Hot searing sun, freezing cold rain. Debilitating mental grief and physical injury. Unexpected roman... more

Cultastrophe The Wicker Man Final Cut And Manitou
Opens June 12 2015

It’s occult night at Cultrastophe with two 70s shockers that summon spirits and honour gods! First up we travel to a remote UK location where a small girl has gone missing and all ... more

Cultastrophe The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Opens June 26 2015

The buzz is still going after 40 years! The all-time horror cinema grand pappy, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is as unsettling, subversive and terrifying as it was in 1974. Following a... more

Women He's Undressed
Opens July 16 2015

A documentary about the life of the Australian costume designer and three time Oscar winner Orry-Kelly. more

Met Opera Les Contes D'hoffman
Opens April 11 2015

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

Rsc Love Labour's Won
Opens April 11 2015

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

Exhibition: Vincent Van Gogh
Opens April 18 2015

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

Nt Live Behind The Beautiful Forevers
Opens April 25 2015

A new play by David Hare, based on the book by Katherine Boo. Meera Syal (The Kumars, Goodness Gracious Me, Rafta Rafta at the National) returns to the National Theatre, directed by... more

Met Opera Iolants And Duke Bluebeards Castle
Opens May 2 2015

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

Nt Live A View From The Bridge
Opens May 9 2015

Nominated for 7 Olivier Awards, including Best Revival, Best Director (Ivo van Hove), Best Actor (Mark Strong) and Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Phoebe Fox). Don’t miss a ste... more

Nt Live The Hard Problem
Opens May 23 2015

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

Elaine Paige - I'm Still Here
Opens May 27 2015

The incomparable Elaine Paige brings her sell-out Farewell Concert from the Royal Albert Hall to the big screen accompanied by a live set featuring special guests. Filmed for cinema,... more

Exhibition: The Impressionists
Opens May 30 2015

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 Opera: La Donna Del Lago
Opens June 13 2015

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

Bolshoi Ballet Ivan The Terrible
Opens June 20 2015

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

Nt Live Man And Superman
Opens June 27 2015

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

Met Opera Cavalleria Rusticana And Pagliacci
Opens July 4 2015

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

Met Opera La Traviata
Opens August 1 2015
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

Met Opera: Aida
Opens September 12 2015

The Met's unforgettable production of Verdi's ancient Egyptian drama stars Liudmyla Monastyrska as the enslaved Ethiopian princess caught in a love triangle with the heroic Radames, ... more

Met Opera: The Merry Widow
Opens September 13 2015

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

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