Filmmaker Screenings & Special Events

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.

Disaster Artist, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 30 Nov 2017

Thursday 23rd November Q&A advance screenings with author and star of The Room, Greg Sestero. Sessions on sale below. Based on Greg Sestero's memoir on the making of Tommy Wiseau's so-called "worst film of all time", The Room, James Franco's THE DISASTER ARTIST is among the most highly-anticipated films of 2017. Dave ... more

Nov 23rd, 2017

Neon Spectrum, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 30 Nov 2017

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Join the cast and crew for an in-cinema discussion following a screening of THE NEON SPECTRUM! Hosted by Stephen A Russell. Tuesday 28 November, 6.30pm. Tickets on sale now! Indie Melbourne filmmaker Lee Galea (winner - Best Film at the 2013 Melbourne Queer Film Festival for Monster ... more

Nov 28th, 2017

Man Who Invented Christmas, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 30 Nov 2017

ADVANCE SCREENING FOR CHARITY Sunday November 26th - 10.30am. Tickets on sale below. Bring your Christmas spirit and banish the humbugs at this special advance screening for charity. Portion of every ticket sold price goes to Beyond Blue and Mark Sarfaty Benevolent Fund. The Man Who Invented Christmas is a ... more

Nov 26th, 2017

For the first time in cinemas, comes an exclusive premiere event. Featuring a world exclusive pre-recorded interview with the man himself, Louis Theroux. Louis Theroux: Heroin Town is an in-depth look at a community caught in the vice-like grip of heroin addiction. America's love affair with prescription painkillers has led ... more

Nov 21st, 2017

Wonder Wheel

Opening Date: Thursday, 7 Dec 2017

ADVANCE SCREENING with Thread Den Wednesday December 6th – 6.30pm Includes piccolo. Tickets on sale below. Enjoy a piccolo of sparkling, a 1950s vintage hair and beauty demonstration in cinema from Thread Den, and be the first to see the new film from Woody Allen! Dress up in your favourite 50s gear ... more

Dec 6th, 2017

Mystery Movie 5

Opening Date: Friday, 24 Nov 2017

Join us for an advance screening of a highly recommended future release at Cinema Nova's MYSTERY MOVIE 5. What can we tell you about it? Not much, except it isn't a Star Wars film or The Disaster Artist. We really enjoyed this critically acclaimed film and think Cinema Nova's discerning ... more

Nov 24th, 2017

Doctor Who: Shada

Opening Date: Friday, 24 Nov 2017

Tom Baker returns as the Fourth Doctor in this never before seen Doctor Who treasure, combining original live-action footage with hand-drawn animation. In 1979, SHADA was set to be the celebratory end to the seventeenth series of Doctor Who. Critically acclaimed writer Douglas Adams had completed the script, Tom Baker’s Doctor ... more

Nov 24th, 2017

Sea Sorrow

Opening Date: Thursday, 7 Dec 2017

Sea Sorrow marks Vanessa Redgrave’s debut as a film director and is a very personal, dynamic meditation on the current global refugee crisis through the eyes and voices of campaigners and children mixing past and present, documentary and drama in its reflection on the importance of human rights. The piece was ... more

Dec 7th, 2017

Doctor Who Christmas Special: Twice Upon a Time!

Opening Date: Tuesday, 26 Dec 2017

This Christmas, the Doctor comes face to face with ... the Doctor! The epic finale to the Peter Capaldi era of Doctor Who, “Twice Upon a Time,” is coming to cinemas featuring the return of Pearl Mackie and special guests Mark Gatiss (Sherlock) and David Bradley (Filch in the Harry ... more

Dec 26th, 2017