Based on extraordinary true events, writer/director Martin Zandvliet’s multi award-winning historical drama tells a gripping story of redemption and forgiveness, as it follows a gr... more
A smash hit in Sweden and the U.S., A MAN CALLED OVE makes a hero out of a grumpy old coot who proves the face we show the world can be deceiving.
Ove is in mourning for his belove... more
NOVA ICONIC! Just in time for the school holidays, Wolfgang Petersen's beloved 1984 adventure of a troubled boy transported into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a myste... more
SCHOOL HOLIDAY SEASON: Peppa Pig is splashing onto the big screen for the first time in Australia! Take part in one whole hour of fun, featuring all brand new episodes as well as exc... more
Meet The Filmmaker event: Join the two subjects of documentary ZACH'S CEREMONY, Zach & Alec Doomadgee, as well as director Aaron Petersen, when they come to Cinema Nova for a Q&A scr... more
MELBOURNE'S HOME OF 'THE ROOM' SINCE FEBRUARY 2010!
Written, directed and starring Tommy Wiseau, THE ROOM is like no other film you’ve seen. Johnny (Tommy Wiseau) seems to have i... more
No politics, sport or geography - just cinema!
Film buffs unite, Cinema Nova brings you a monthly movie trivia event. Join us in the Nova Bar for a fabulous evening of laughs, drin... more
Nova Iconic! Ten short segments from ten different directors combine to create this remarkable anthology film, returning to the screen for the first time since a limited release in 1... more
Shoya Ishida starts bullying the new girl in class, Shoko Nishimiya, because she is deaf. But as the teasing continues, the rest of the class starts to turn on Shoya for his lack of ... more
Fall in love again with the film of the year!
With LION continuing its incredibly successful run, Nova presents a special extended edition of the film followed by a Q&A with Oscar n... more
Anne Hathaway proves that there’s a giant, city-crushing monster in all of us in Nacho Vigalondo’s genre-bending kaiju comedy.
Gloria (Hathaway) is a human disaster; unemployed,... more
Based on the acclaimed book ‘History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier’, DENIAL recounts Deborah E. Lipstadt’s legal battle against David Irving, who charged he... more
The latest film from French director François Ozon (Swimming Pool, 8 Femmes), FRANTZ is a hypnotic tale of love, omission and remembrance set in the aftermath of the First World War... more
The second collaboration between Kristen Stewart and French auteur Olivier Assayas after Clouds of Sils Maria is an unconventional ghost story that creeps up on its audience with chi... more
Featuring exclusive cinema-only content, Doctor Who returns to the cinema screen for a new adventure starring Peter Capaldi, Matt Lucas and Pearl Mackie.
Doctor Who: The Pilot, see... more
MEET THE FILMMAKER: Advance screening followed by a Q&A with director Cate Shortland (Somersault, Lore), local bestselling author Melanie Joosten and producer Polly Staniford. Hosted... more
IN CONVERSATION EVENT
Premiere screening followed by a panel featuring Emma Westwood, Clem Bastow, Barbara Creed, Philippa Hawker and Cerise Howard, discussing 'horror in the eyes of... more
BILL NIGHY LIVE AT NOVA! Join Bill Nighy, star of THEIR FINEST, when he appears live at Nova for an extended introduction of the film, followed by an advance screening. Tuesday April... more
Executive produced by Martin Scorsese Free Fire is an electrifying dark comedy-thriller about an arms deal that goes spectacularly and explosively wrong.
Set in a colorful yet gritt... more
Back in the director’s seat for the first time in over fifteen years, Warren Beatty dishes up a quirky romance between two people working for one of the most eccentric of bosses: r... more
After Father Of My Children, Goodbye First Love and Eden, acclaimed writer/director Mia Hansen-Løve’s poignant new feature is a resonant and affecting portrait of a fifty-somethin... more
Based on the 2014 Berlinale award-winning short film, EMO THE MUSICAL is an irreverent and satirical high school musical.
Emo Ethan has just been expelled from private school after ... more
Early advance screening Friday April 21, 7pm - tickets now on sale!
Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend Rose (Alison Williams) have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of d... more
The real-life story of one working wife and mother who became a hero to hundreds during World War II. In 1939 Poland, Antonina (Jessica Chastain) and her husband, Dr. Jan Zabinski (J... more
Brett Whiteley is an Australian cultural icon. Nearly a quarter century after his death, there has never been anyone like Whiteley in the history of Australian art. WHITELEY is a vis... more
From Ritesh Batra, the director of The Lunchbox, comes a drama of regret and the ambiguities of memory starring Jim Broadbent and Charlotte Rampling.
Tony Webster (Broadbent) is div... more
A glorious mix of history and imagination, NERUDA is the new film from multi award-winning director Pablo Larraín (No, Jackie), a lavishly mounted and grandly entertaining depiction... more
Norman Oppenheimer is a small time operator who befriends a young politician at a low point in his life. Three years later, when the politician becomes an influential world leader, N... more
Adapted from the graphic novel by Daniel Clowes, Woody Harrelson stars as a chattering misanthrope who discovers he may have something worth living for after all in the oddball WILSO... more
A bold debut from Australian director Ben Young that completely reinvents the serial killer horror film, HOUNDS OF LOVE is a chilling tale with enough resemblance to notorious real l... more
Cynthia Nixon gives a career-best performance as the legendary poet Emily Dickinson in the luminous and intensely moving new film from award-winning filmmaker Terence Davies.
Born i... more
In 1945 Poland, a young French Red Cross doctor who is sent to assist the survivors of the German camps discovers several nuns in advanced states of pregnancy during a visit to a nea... more
The secrets of the past threaten to unravel two lives in UNA, adapted from David Harrower’s play Blackbird.
Rooney Mara stars as Una, a young woman desperately attempting to recla... more
On a dusty highway between Australia's most isolated city and its largest gold pit lies Coolgardie - where the arrival every three months of a new pair of foreign backpackers to work... more
The feature film debut from acclaimed theatre director William Oldroyd, LADY MACBETH is a Gothic tale of a young woman trapped in a marriage of convenience in 19th century England, w... more
A visually spectacular drama from director J.A. Bayona (The Orphanage), A MONSTER CALLS adapts Patrick Ness’ beloved award-winning novel about a young boy learning to deal with the... more
A woman keeps a diary of her extended stay at a mental hospital.
“I’ve no talent for life.”
Just married. Bored already. Hedda longs to be free...
Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in ... more
Eugene Onegin has often been referred to as an encyclopedia of 19th century Russian life. Rimas Tuminas’ reimagining unfolds in the memory and imagination of Pushkin’s characters... more
Conductor: Sir Mark Elder
Production: Mary Zimmerman
Set Designer: Daniel Ostling
Costume Designer: Mara Blumenfeld
Lighting Designer: T.J. Gerckens
Choreographer: Austin McCormick
Transporting you from the everyday to a magical world, Coppélia is a spectacular production, set to Leo Delibes’ cheery score, that’s perfect for the whole family.
Meet the lov... more
You’ve seen TED Talks, the global phenomenon propelled by ideas that are transforming the world. Now in 2017 you’ll have the opportunity to join the worldwide TED conversation wh... more
Lucian Msamati (Luther, Game of Thrones, NT Live: The Comedy of Errors) plays Salieri in Peter Shaffer’s iconic play, captured live from the National Theatre, and with orchestral a... more
Conductor: Nicola Luisotti
Production: Willy Decker
Set and Costume Designer: Wolfgang Gussmann
Lighting Designer: Hans Toelstede
Choreographer: Athol Farmer
Cast: Sonya Yoncheva (Vi... more
Beauty comes to life in a crescendo of brushwork - displaying the enduring genius of one of the most talented artists the world has ever known! more
Tamsin Greig is Malvolia in a new twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity.
A ship is wrecked on the rocks. Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother Sebastia... more
Caesar returns from war, all-conquering, but mutiny is rumbling through the corridors of power.
The Rome season in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre opens with the politics of spin and ... more
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
Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter, The Woman in Black), Joshua McGuire (The Hour) and David Haig (Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Witness for the Prosecution) star in Tom Stoppard’s ... more
Following Caesar’s assassination and his own rise to power, Mark Anthony chooses a life of decadent seduction with Cleopatra, Queen of Eqypt, where his military brilliance deserts ... more
First produced in 1904 at The Moscow Art Theatre under the direction of Konstantin Stanislavsky, this production of Anton Chekhov's classic tale of cultural futility, starring Russia... more
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
“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” – Michelangelo
To coincide with a glorious new exhibition at the National Gallery of London, this film offers ... more
Jude Law (The Young Pope, Closer, The Talented Mr. Ripley) stars in the stage production of Obsession, broadcast live from the Barbican Theatre in London. Ivo van Hove (NT Live: A Vi... more
Conductor: James Levine
Production: Robert Carsen
Set Designer: Paul Steinberg
Costume Designer: Brigitte Reiffenstuel
Lighting Designers: Robert Carsen, Peter Van Praet
Cast: R... more
Directed and choreographed by Angelica Cholina, this Vakhtangov Theatre production of ANNA KARENINA is a modern dance interpretation of Leo Tolstoy's classic novel, originally publis... more
Sonia Friedman Productions present Imelda Staunton (Gypsy, Vera Drake, the Harry Potter films); Conleth Hill (Game Of Thrones, The Producers); Luke Treadaway (The Curious Incident of... more
Angels In America Part One: Millenium Approaches.
America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life a... more
Angels In America Part Two: Perestroika
America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, ... more
The decay of Rome reaches violent depths in Shakespeare’s most bloody play.
Titus is a ruler exhausted by war and loss, who relinquishes power but leaves Rome in disorder. Rape, c... more
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