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Adam Elliot Shorts Retrospective

Adam Elliot Shorts Retrospective and live Q&A with Adam Elliot, hosted by Shaun Miller. Thursday 9 June 6.45pm. An atypical opportunity to see all of Adam’s short animated films on the big screen for one night only! Adam is the son of an acrobatic praw... more

An

NOVA EXCLUSIVE. Middle-aged Sentaro (Masatoshi Nagase) runs a small bakery that serves dorayakis - pastries filled with sweet red bean paste ("an"). It’s not a job that gives him much satisfaction. When an eccentric elderly lady, Tokue (Kirin Kiki), answe... more

Bigger Splash, A

From the director of I Am Love, Luca Guadagnino, comes a picturesque journey to an idyllic Eden where temptation comes in many forms. Rock legend Marianne Lane (Tilda Swinton) is recuperating on the volcanic island of Pantelleria with her partner Paul (Matt... more

Brooklyn

Adapted by best-selling author Nick Hornby and directed by John Crowley, BROOKLYN is the story of a young woman, Eilis (Saoirse Ronan) who moves from small town Ireland to Brooklyn, New York where, unlike home, she has the opportunity for work and for a fut... more

Chasing Asylum

Q&A event screenings with director Eva Orner 28 & 29 May! Details below. When CHASING ASYLUM director, Eva Orner relocated to the United States in 2004 she never anticipated The Pacific Solution and offshore processing would still be policy in 2016. CHASI... more

Eddie the Eagle

Inspired by true events, EDDIE THE EAGLE is a feel-good story about Michael “Eddie” Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself – even as an entire nation was counting him out. Since ... more

Everybody Wants Some

KEGGER PARTY ADVANCE SCREENING - Friday 17 June, 6.30pm. Step back in time and join in the fun at Nova's kegger party advance screening of Richard Linklater’s EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!! Come dressed in your finest threads from 1980, throw back a Mornington Pa... more

Eye In The Sky

Helen Mirren leads an all-star cast, including Alan Rickman and Aaron Paul, in a riveting new thriller from the Oscar-winning director of Tsotsi, Gavin Hood. Spanning all corners of the globe, an international terrorist task force has tracked a wanted sus... more

First Monday In May, The

A heady look behind the scenes of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, curator Andrew Bolton is coming off an enormously successful exhibition focusing on the late fashion designer Alexander McQueen. Hoping to repeat that show's success, Bolton shepherds ... more

Florence Foster Jenkins

Set in 1940s New York, LORENCE FOSTER JENKINS is the true story of the legendary heiress and socialite (Meryl Streep) who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great singer. The voice she heard in her head was beautiful, but to everyone else it was hi... more

Goldstone

Meet The Filmmaker Q&A: Join director IVAN SEN and star AARON PEDERSEN for an advance screening of their riveting new thriller GOLDSTONE, followed by a Q&A. 4pm Monday June 13 (Queen's Birthday public holiday), book below. Hosted by Neala Johnson. Selected... more

Green Room

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! Winner of Audience Awards across the globe, Jeremy Saulnier's brilliantly crafted and wickedly fun thriller has been called by critics: "an unforgiving slice of break neck cinema", a "exquisitelly crafted love letter to John Carpenter" and "... more

Hail, Caesar!

Four-time Oscar-winning filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen (No Country for Old Men, True Grit, Fargo, Inside Llewyn Davis) write and direct HAIL, CAESAR!, an all-star comedy set during the latter years of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Starring Josh Brolin, George C... more

Harry & Snowman

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! Dutch immigrant Harry deLeyer journeyed to the United States after World War II and developed a transformative relationship with a broken down Amish plow horse he rescued off a slaughter truck bound for the glue factory. Harry paid eighty do... more

Highly Strung

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! Oscar nominated filmmaker Scott Hicks (Shine) explores the appeal and intrigue of string instruments with a layered documentary that spans the globe from the modest homes of the musicians who make up the Australian String Quartet to the pict... more

Labyrinth Of Lies

The year is 1958. The war has been over for thirteen years and Germany is not only recovering but booming. Mysteriously the Nazis are nowhere to be found and the death camps are a barely discussed rumour. Allowing the atrocities of the Second World War to b... more

Lady In The Van, The

Alan Bennett is the talented playwright behind the likes of The History Boys and The Madness of King George. He also once allowed a homeless elderly woman who was living in a van park in his driveway. She was meant to be there for three weeks. She stayed f... more

Lobster, The

Winner of this year’s Cannes Jury Prize, the English-language debut from idiosyncratic Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos (Dogtooth, Alps) sees the filmmaker taking his obsession with insular, artificially constructed communities and turning it into a wonder... more

Lygon St - Si Parla Italiano

Join us to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Festa della Repubblica in Italian (Festival of the Republic) with a special screening of “Lygon Street – Si Parla Italiano” at Cinema Nova, presented by DOC. Watch “Lygon Street – Si Parla Italiano” ... more

Man Who Knew Infinity, The

Matthew Brown writes and directs the true story of a mathmatical prodigy who paved the way for many of the 20th century's more remarkable discoveries. Growing up poor in Madras, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar (Dev Patel) earns admittance to Cambridge Un... more

Meddler, The

Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne and JK Simmons star in a late in life coming-of-age comedy written and directed by Lorene Scafaria. Marnie (Sarandon), an widow from New York City, follows her single TV producer daughter Lori (Byrne) to Los Angeles in hopes of st... more

Mia madre

Acclaimed Italian auteur Nanni Moretti returns with his semi-autobiographical and award-winning dramedy MIA MADRE, with Margherita Buy starring as a director struggling to balance life and art. Margherita (Buy) is directing a new social drama, set against ... more

Midnight Special

Jeff Nichols (Mud, Take Shelter) writes and directs science fiction thriller MIDNIGHT SPECIAL, a provocative, genre-defying film which is as supernatural as it is intimately human. Roy (Michael Shannon) goes on the run to protect his young son Alton (Jaeden... more

Miles Ahead

Melbourne International Jazz Festival Premiere screening with introduction by Jazz legend ROBERT GLASPER (USA), Sunday 5 June, 6.30pm - SOLD OUT! NOVA EXCLUSIVE! Miles Davis was one of the greatest visionaries and most important figures in jazz history. He... more

Month Of Sundays, A

Real estate agent, Frank Mollard (Anthony LaPaglia), won’t admit it, but he can’t move on. Divorced but still attached, he can’t sell a house in a property boom - much less connect with his teenage son. One night Frank gets a phone call from his mothe... more

Mr. Gaga

SPECIAL EVENT - THURS 16 JUNE, 6.30PM. MEET THE FILMMAKER Q&A and advance screening with Director Tomer Heymann, hosted by Gideon Obarzanek (Choreographer and former Chunky Move Artistic Director). Enter the world of Ohad Naharin, an Israeli choreographer... more

Only Yesterday Japanese Language

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! From Studio Ghibli, and Academy Award®-nominated director Isao Takahata (The Tale of The Princess Kaguya) and general producer Hayao Miyazaki, ONLY YESTERDAY is a masterpiece of time and tone, rich with humour and stirring emotion, and beau... more

Rams

Majestically shot in a spectacular, weather-swept valley, this wryly observed fable about two brothers who are more obstinate than the sheep they breed begins as a droll comedy about rural life and grows into a graceful and mythic tale about family, communi... more

Sherpa

A fight on Everest? It seemed incredible. But in 2013 news channels around the world reported an ugly brawl at 21,000ft as European climbers fled a mob of angry Sherpas. In 1953, New Zealander Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay had reached the summit... more

Spotlight

Directed by Tom McCarthy (Win Win, The Station Agent), and starring Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schrieber, John Slattery and Stanley Tucci, SPOTLIGHT tells the riveting true story of the Boston Globe's Spotlight investigation team, wh... more

Where To Invade Next

Academy Award®-winning director Michael Moore returns with what may be his most provocative, subversive and hilarious film yet. In WHERE TO INVADE NEXT Moore plays the role of ‘invader’, visiting a host of nations including Italy, France, Germany and T... more

Witch, The

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! In 1630s New England, a farmer is cast out of his colonial plantation and forced to move his family to a remote plot of land on the edge of an ominous forest. Almost immediately, strange and unsettling things begin to happen - the animals tu... more

(2d) St. Peter's And The Papal Basilicas Of Rome

Experience unveiled treasures in the year of the Extraordinary Jubilee The creators of Florence and the Uffizi Gallery take you on a journey through the four Papal Basilicas in Rome: St. Peter's, St. John in the Lateran, St. Mary Major and St. Paul Outside... more

(3d) St. Peter's And The Papal Basilicas Of Rome

Experience unveiled treasures in the year of the Extraordinary Jubilee The creators of Florence and the Uffizi Gallery take you on a journey through the four Papal Basilicas in Rome: St. Peter's, St. John in the Lateran, St. Mary Major and St. Paul Outside... more

Beethoven Project, The

One of the world greatest conductors of all time, (BBC Music Magazine), Sir Simon Rattle leads the Berlin Philharmonic presenting Beethoven’s masterful brilliance in two tremendously expressive works: the inspired Symphony No. 4 and the impassioned Sympho... more

Cinetrivia

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, drinks, food, games, surprises and of course trivia. We’ll test your knowledg... more

Kbtc Entertainer, The

Cast includes Kenneth Branagh, Jonah Hauer-King, John Hurt, Crispin Letts, Sophie McShera, Greta Scacchi Set against the backdrop of post-war Britain, John Osborne?s modern classic conjures the seedy glamour of the old music halls for an explosive examina... more

Kbtc Romeo And Juliet

Reuniting the stars of his celebrated film Cinderella, Kenneth Branagh directs Richard Madden and Lily James as Romeo and Juliet and Derek Jacobi as Mercutio, in Shakespeare’s heartbreaking tale of forbidden love. more

Met Opera Don Giovanni

Conductor: Fabio Luisi Production: Michael Grandage Set and Costume Designer: Christopher Oram Lighting Designer: Paule Constable Choreographer: Ben Wright Cast: Hibla Gerzmava (Donna Anna), Malin Byström (Donna Elvira), Serena Malfi (Zerlina), Rolando ... more

Met Opera Elektra

(Strauss) NEW PRODUCTION - FIRST TIME IN HD Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen Production: Patrice Chéreau Stage Director: Vincent Huguet Set Designer: Richard Peduzzi Costume Designer: Caroline de Vivaise Lighting Designer: Dominique Bruguière Cast: Nina Ste... more

Met Opera Idomeneo

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 Sierra (Ilia), Alice Coote (Idamante), Matthew Polenzani (Idomeneo), Alan Op... more

Met Opera L'amour De Loin

Libretto: Amin Maalouf Conductor: Susanna Mälkki Production: Robert Lepage Set Designer: Michael Curry Costume Designer: Michael Curry Lighting Designer: Kevin Adams Lightscape Image Designer: Lionel Arnould Cast: Susanna Phillips (Clémence), Tamara M... more

Met Opera La Traviata

Conductor: Nicola Luisotti Production: Willy Decker Set and Costume Designer: Wolfgang Gussmann Lighting Designer: Hans Toelstede Choreographer: Athol Farmer Cast: Sonya Yoncheva (Violetta Valéry), Michael Fabiano (Alfredo Germont), Thomas Hampson (Giorgio... more

Met Opera Madama Butterfly

(Puccini). Conductor: Karel Mark Chichon Production: Anthony Minghella Director and Choreographer: Carolyn Choa Set Designer: Michael Levine Costume Designer: Han Feng Lighting Designer: Peter Mumford Puppetry: Blind Summit Theatre Cast: Kristine Opolais... more

Met Opera Nabucco

Conductor: James Levine Production: Elijah Moshinsky Set Designer: John Napier Costume Designer: Andreane Neofitou Lighting Designer: Howard Harrison Cast: Liudmyla Monastyrska (Abigaille), Jamie Barton (Fenena), Russell Thomas (Ismaele), Plácido Domingo... more

Met Opera Roberto Devereux

(Donizetti) MET PREMIERE/FIRST TIME IN HD Conductor: Maurizio Benini Production: Sir David McVicar Set Designer: Sir David McVicar Costume Designer: Moritz Junge Lighting Designer: Paule Constable Choreographer: Leah Hausman Cast: Sondra Radvanovsky (Elis... more

Met Opera Romeo Et Juliette

Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda Production: Bartlett Sher Set Designer: Michael Yeargan Costume Designer: Catherine Zuber Lighting Designed By: Jennifer Tipton Choreographer: Chase Brock Cast: Diana Damrau (Juliette), Vittorio Grigolo (Roméo), Elliot Mador... more

Met Opera Rosenkavalier, Der

Conductor: James Levine Production: Robert Carsen Set Designer: Paul Steinberg Costume Designer: Brigitte Reiffenstuel Lighting Designers: Robert Carsen, Peter Van Praet Cast: Renée Fleming (Marschallin), El?na Garan?a (Octavian), Erin Morley (Sophie)... more

Met Opera Tristan Und Isolde

Conductors: Sir Simon Rattle Production: Mariusz Treli?ski Set Designer: Boris Kudli?ka Costume Designer: Marek Adamski Lighting Designer: Marc Heinz Projection Designer: Bartek Macias Choreographer: Tomasz Wygoda Cast: Nina Stemme (Isolde), Ekaterina Gub... more

Met Opera: Eugene Onegin

Conductor: Robin Ticciati Production: Deborah Warner Set Designer: Tom Pye Costume Designer: Chloe Obolensky Lighting Designer: Jean Kalman Video Designers: Finn Ross and Ian William Galloway Choreographer: Kim Brandstrup Cast: Anna Netrebko (Tatiana), E... more

Met Opera: Rusalka

Conductor: Sir Mark Elder Production: Mary Zimmerman Set Designer: Daniel Ostling Costume Designer: Mara Blumenfeld Lighting Designer: T.J. Gerckens Choreographer: Austin McCormick Cast: Kristine Opolais (Rusalka), Katarina Dalayman (The Foreign Princess),... more

Nt Live One Man, Two Guvnors

For a limited time only, National Theatre Live’s Encore Series brings a selection of award-winning British theatre productions to your local cinema. Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from host of the The Late Late Show, James Corden, the uproario... more

NT Live: A View from the Bridge

Following its smash-hit original broadcast, the Young Vic’s ‘magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold’ production of A View from the Bridge returns to cinemas due to audience demand. This stunning production of Miller’s tragic masterpiece won a tr... more

NT Live: Warhorse

Just in time for the school holidays comes an encore season of the play that took the globe by storm. Based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, War Horse is the powerful story of a young boy called Albert and his beloved horse, Joey, who has been requisitione... more

Painting The Modern Garden: Monet To Matisse

From the Royal Academy of Arts, London & the Cleveland Museum of Art Monet was an avid horticulturist and arguably the most important painter of gardens in the history of art but he was not alone. Artists like Van Gogh, Bonnard, Pissarro and Matisse all saw... more

Rsc Cymbeline

Cymbeline is ruler of a divided Britain. When Innogen, the only living heir, marries her sweetheart in secret, an enraged Cymbeline banishes him. Distracted by Innogen's marriage Cymbeline is blind to the actions of a powerful figure behind the throne who i... more

Rsc Hamlet

Hamlet has the world at his feet. Young, wealthy and living a hedonistic life studying abroad. Then word reaches him that his father is dead. Returning home he finds his world is utterly changed, his certainties smashed and his home a foreign land. Struggli... more

Rsc King Lear

King Lear has ruled for many years. As age begins to overtake him, he decides to divide his kingdom amongst his children, living out his days without the burden of power. A proud man, he allows vanity to cloud his judgment, believing that he can relinquis... more