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.

Meet The Filmmaker: Join director BEN YOUNG for his only Melboure Q&A appearance. Fresh from Hollywood, where he has just finished shooting his next picture for Universal Studios, Ben Young joins us for a Q&A screening of HOUNDS OF LOVE, followed by a Q&A. Saturday June 24, 4.20pm. Book now! An ... more

Jun 26th, 2017

St Kilda Film Festival - Best of the Best

Opening Date: Thursday, 6 Jul 2017

The St Kilda Film Festival heads northside for one night only!

Hosted by Shaun Miller, the event features an in-conversation with Andrew Kavanagh - St Kilda Film Festival's Best Short Film winner (WELCOME HOME ALLEN).

Program 1, Award Winners: Brown Paper Bag After All Adele Welcome Home Allen Homebodies Program 2, Director’s Choice: The Mother Situation The ... more

Jul 6th, 2017

Wind River

Opening Date: Thursday, 10 Aug 2017

Acclaimed screenwriter Taylor Sheridan makes his directorial debut with the final film in his trilogy of screenplays on the American frontier, including Sicario and Hell or High Water. Jeremy Renner is Cory Lambert, a local game tracker who stumbles upon the body of a murdered teenage girl, frozen in the ... more

Jul 27th, 2017

Space Between, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 20 Jul 2017

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Join director Ruth Borgobello, producer Davide Giusto, and cinematographer Katie Milwright for an Opening Night Q&A - Thu 20 July at 6.30pm. Tickets on sale now! Marco (Flavio Parenti) is a 35 year-old ex-chef who has given up his career and any sense of hope to return to ... more

Jul 20th, 2017

David Gilmour Live At Pompeii

Opening Date: Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017

45 years after Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour filmed ‘Live At Pompeii’ in the legendary Roman Amphitheatre there, he returned for two spectacular shows, part of his year-long tour in support of his No.1 album ‘Rattle That Lock’. The performances were the first-ever rock concerts for an audience in the stone ... more

Sep 13th, 2017

Trip to Spain, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 3 Aug 2017

GALA SCREENING - Tuesday July 18 - 6.45pm. Tickets on sale below. Take a trip to Spain at Nova and be the first to see the highly-anticipated third installment! Ticket includes a glass of Spanish red wine, live music in cinema with the Spanish sounds of Duo Agog, and a ... more

Jul 18th, 2017

John le Carre - An Evening with George Smiley

Opening Date: Saturday, 30 Sep 2017

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 Came in from the Cold and ... more

Sep 30th, 2017

Battleship Potemkin & Man with a Movie Camera

Opening Date: Sunday, 23 Jul 2017

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 intermission. Tickets include admission to Call of the Avant-Garde: Constructivism and Australian Art, a ... more

Jul 23rd, 2017

Baby Driver

Opening Date: Thursday, 13 Jul 2017

Advance screening - Friday 7 July, 7pm. Tickets available below! Edgar Wright, director of Hot Fuzz and Shaun of the Dead, returns with a full-throttle caper that is equal parts car chase thriller, tender love story, and toe-tapping, singalong musical. Baby (Ansel Elgort) is a talented getaway driver working for a ... more

Jul 7th, 2017

Beguiled, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 13 Jul 2017

Advance screening - Wednesday July 5th - 6.45pm. Be the first to see this highly-anticipated film and Cannes' sensation. Tickets on sale below. Sofia Coppola became the second woman to win Cannes’ top directing prize with this vengeful melodrama of an all-female boarding school in the American South during the Civil ... more

Jul 5th, 2017

Descent into the Maelstrom

Opening Date: Thursday, 20 Jul 2017

Meet The Rockstar: DENIZ TEK from Radio Birdman will appear live in-cinema with director Jonathan Sequeira following an advance screening of DESCENT INTO THE MAELSTROM, for an in-depth Q&A. Sunday July 2nd, 2.45pm, tickets on sale now. Nova exclusive. Australia. 1974. A group of outsiders band together with a mission: in ... more

Jul 2nd, 2017

Inconvenient Sequel, An

Opening Date: Thursday, 10 Aug 2017

A decade after AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH brought the climate crisis into the heart of popular culture, comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Former Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight, traveling around the world training an army ... more

Jul 30th, 2017