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Filmmaker and Event Screenings

Meet the people behind new films showing at Cinema Nova. Get an early look at some of the most anticipated titles of the year at our advance screenings. Join us for special events that celebrate films in a whole new way. If you love movies, we'll be seeing you soon at Nova.

Family Law Series 2 Premiere, The

Join author/screenwriter BENJAMIN LAW and guests when they appear live at Cinema Nova to discuss THE FAMILY LAW, following the big-screen premiere of the first two episodes of the anticipated new season. Returning to SBS on June 15, the new series of Austr... more

Hotel Coolgardie

Meet The Filmmaker Event - Tuesday June 6 - 6.45pm. Tickets on sale below. NOVA EXCLUSIVE! Australian Director Pete Gleeson and Producer Melissa Hayward come to Nova to talk about their acclaimed new documentary and worldwide festival hit - a sometimes am... more


Cinema Nova and The Lort Smith Animal Hospital are excited to present an advance screening of the film with a special introduction ahead of the film on Sunday June 4, 11.15am. Tickets on sale meow! Hundreds of thousands of cats have freely roamed the metr... 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 reclaim and redeem her past. Fifteen years earlier, Una ran away with an older m... more

Lady Macbeth

PRIVILEGE MEMBER ADVANCE SCREENING. Thursday June 15 – 6.30pm. Tickets on sale below. 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 cent... more

The Space Between

Marco (Flavio Parenti) is a 35 year-old ex-chef who has given up his career and any sense of hope to return to Udine in Northern Italy to nurse his ailing father. Even when offered a job at an illustrious Melbourne restaurant, he declines using his father a... more

Battleship Potemkin & Man With A Movie Camera

Call of the Avant-Garde Immerse yourself in constructivist cinema in this revolutionary double bill of MAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA and BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN with introductions by Heide Museum of Modern Art curators Sue Cramer and Lesley Harding. Includes intermis... more

John Le Carre - An Evening With George Smiley

Captured live from London's Royal Festival Hall, join us for a celebration of one of the world’s greatest writers as he shares the secrets behind the creation of his most beloved character. From his extraordinary Cold War novels – such as The Spy Who ... more