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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
"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
“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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
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
"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
"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
"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
"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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Conductor: Marco Armiliato
Production: Sir David McVicar
Set Designer: Charles Edwards
Costume Designer: Brigitte Reiffenstuel
Lighting Designed By: Jennifer Tipton
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
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
Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Production: Bartlett Sher
Set Designer: Es Devlin
Costume Designer: Catherine Zuber
Lighting Designer: Donald Holder
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
FIRST TIME IN HD
Conductor: James Levine
Production: Otto Schenk
Set Designer: Günther Schneider-Siemssen
Costume Designer: Patricia Zipprodt
Lighting Designer: Gil Wec... more
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
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
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
Conductor: Paolo Carignani
Production: Franco Zeffirelli
Set Designer: Franco Zeffirelli
Costume Designers: Anna Anni, Dada Saligeri
Lighting Designer: Gil Wechsler
Conductor: Fabio Luisi
Production: Sir Richard Eyre
Set Designer: Rob Howell
Costume Designer: Fotini Dimou
Lighting Designer: Peter Mumford
Conductor: Karel Mark Chichon
Production: Anthony Minghella
Director and Choreographer: Carolyn Choa
Set Designer: Michael Levine
Costume Designer: Han Feng
Lighting De... more
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
NEW PRODUCTION - FIRST TIME IN HD
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Production: Patrice Chéreau
Stage Director: Vincent Huguet
Set Designer: Richard Peduzzi
Costume Designer:... more
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