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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

Batman: The Killing Joke

Based on the award winning graphic novel written by Alan Moore (Watchman, V For Vendetta) and illustrated by Brian Bolland, the animated feature BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE will be presented on the cinema screen for limited sessions with additional material un... more

Belle & Sebastian: The Adventure Continues

September, 1945. Sebastian impatiently waits for the return of his friend Angelina, whom he has not seen for two years. When the plane carrying the young woman to her small village in the Alps is reported to have crashed in the mountains, Sebastian is convi... more

Chasing Asylum

By popular demand, encore election-eve Q&A screening with director Eva Orner hosted by The Saturday Paper's Erik Jensen. WEDNESDAY JUNE 29, 6.45pm. Book now! When CHASING ASYLUM director, Eva Orner relocated to the United States in 2004 she never anticipa... more

Donnie Darko

Celebrate the 15th anniversary of the mysterious and mind-bending cult classic DONNIE DARKO. Donnie Darko is a disturbed adolescent from a semi-functional, upper-middle class family, gifted with a sharp intellect and vivid imagination – but he’s also a... more


Sometimes the path to redemption is paved in sin. James, 18, has been released from juvenile detention after serving time for his involvement in the suspected drowning of a young boy in a river years earlier. Ravaged with uncertainty, dealing with an estran... 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

Richard Linklater, director of the Oscar winning Boyhood, Before Midnight and Bernie, returns with a spiritual sequel to his 1993 cult classic Dazed and Confused. It’s the final days of summer break in 1980 and Jake (Blake Jenner, in a star-making perform... 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

Finding Dory

Director Andrew Stanton (Wall*e, Finding Nemo) returns to the ocean with FINDING DORY, the highly anticipated follow-up to the Oscar-winning Pixar animation Finding Nemo. Featuring the voices of Ellen DeGeneres and Albert Brooks (reprising their roles from ... 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


Selected as the Opening Night film of the 2016 Sydney Film Festival, GOLDSTONE sees director Ivan Sen return to the world of his 2013 film Mystery Road with a fusion of Australian themes and the Hollywood tradition of the cowboy western. Indigenous detecti... 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

Hello, My Name Is Doris

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! Sally Field makes a welcome return to comedy in Michael Showalter's May-December coming-of-age HELLO, MY NAME IS DORIS. After a lifetime of being overlooked and ignored Doris Miller (Sally Field) finds her world turned upside down by a han... 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

Love & Friendship

Beautiful young widow Lady Susan Vernon visits to the estate of her in-laws to wait out the colourful rumours about her dalliances circulating through polite society. Whilst ensconced there, she decides to secure a husband for herself and a future for her e... 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

Me Before You

Award-winning UK theatre director Thea Sharrock makes her feature film debut with the highly anticipated adaptation of Jojo Moyes' novel ME BEFORE YOU. Louisa Clarke (Emilia Clarke, Game Of Thrones) struggles to make ends meet in the small English town wher... more

Measure Of A Man, The

At the age of 51 and after 20 months on unemployment, former factor worker Thierry (Vincent Lindon) commences a new job in an altogether different field that soon brings him face to face with a moral dilemma. How much is he willing to accept to keep his job... 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

Miles Ahead

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! Miles Davis was one of the greatest visionaries and most important figures in jazz history. He’s a man who deserves more than your standard biopic, so that’s exactly what director Don Cheadle, who also stars as Davis, has done with MILES... more

Mr. Gaga

Enter the world of Ohad Naharin, an Israeli choreographer whose performances have redefined the language of dance. Once a sought-after dancer with Martha Graham and Maurice Bejart, Naharin has spent the past 25 years pushing the boundaries of physical and p... more


Early summer in a village in Northern Turkey. Five free-spirited teenaged sisters splash about on the beach with their male classmates. Though their games are merely innocent fun, a neighbour passes by and reports what she considers to be illicit behaviour ... more

One More Time With Feeling (2d)

NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS: A unique cinema event directed by Andrew Dominik (Chopper, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Killing Them Softly), ONE MORE TIME WITH FEELING will be the first ever opportunity anyone will have to hear Sk... more

One More Time With Feeling (3d)

Screening in 3D: NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS. A unique cinema event directed by Andrew Dominik (Chopper, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Killing Them Softly), ONE MORE TIME WITH FEELING will be the first ever opportunity anyone wil... more

Our Kind of Traitor

While on holiday in Marrakech, an ordinary English couple, Perry and Gail, befriend a flamboyant and charismatic Russian, Dima, who unbeknownst to them is a kingpin money launderer for the Russian mafia. When Dima asks for their help to deliver classified i... more

Perfect Day, A

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! As Sophie (Melanie Thierry) and her seasoned Aid Worker colleagues Mambru (Benicio Del Toro) and B (Tim Robbins) race against time to save the water supply for an abandoned community, they must outwit pedantic UN bureaucrats, military factio... more

Queen Of The Desert

The true story of Gertrude Bell, a traveller, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century, QUEEN OF THE DESERT chronicles Bell’s journeys of love and loss in the Middle ... more


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

St Kilda Film Festival

The Festival heads Northside for one night only! Come and enjoy the festival picks of their best short films. This year, the St Kilda Film Festival celebrates its 33rd anniversary showcasing some of the most innovative and inspiring short films from the n... more

The Room

SCREENS FIRST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH, LATE. 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 it all- a beautiful fiancée, L... more

Wailing, The (goksung)

The arrival of a mysterious stranger (Chun Woo-hee) in an otherwise quiet South Korean village coincides with a rash of vicious murders, causing panic and suspicion amongst the villagers. When the daughter of investigating officer Jong-Goo (Kwak Do-won) fal... more

Wait, The

Academy-Award winner Juliette Binoche gives one of the finest performances of her career in this dazzling and emotionally rich debut feature from Italian wunderkind Piero Messina. In the vast rooms of a beautiful Sicilian villa, Anna (Binoche) receives an ... more

Aff: Bennesbeh Labokra, Chou?

Performed in 1978 over eight months, Bennesbeh Labokra, Chou? takes place in a bar in the trendy Hamra district, hosting a variety of people such as poets, reporters, businessmen and foreigners. Zakaria (Ziad Rahbani) and his wife Thuraya (Nabila Zeitouni) ... more

Aff: El Clasico

Alan is deeply in love with Gona and has been keeping it a secret for years. When he finally works up the courage to ask Gona’s father for her hand in marriage, his proposal is denied because of his small stature. Crushed by this verdict, Alan convinces h... more

Aff: Halal Love

A romantic comedy intertwining 3 stories in which devout Lebanese Muslims try to navigate their love lives and desires without breaking the religious rules of marriage. Awatef is a middle-aged mum of two girls, recruiting a second wife to help her satisfy h... more

Aff: Roshmia

This documentary captures an elderly couple in a final standoff with the local authorities to maintain their lifestyle in Roshmia; the last natural valley in Haifa. Yousef and Amna are in their eighties and have lived in a shack all alone since 1965. Life r... more

Hitchcock Ff: (3d) Dial M For Murder

Showing in its original 3D format, DIAL M FOR MURDER stars the director’s favourite Hitchcock blonde, Grace Kelly, as a wife whose husband is conspiring to kill her. After discovering his socialite wife Margot had a brief affair, Tony Wendice (Ray Milland... more

Hitchcock Ff: Foreign Correspondent

An espionage thriller that sees Joel McCrea as a bored American reporter who is reassigned to Europe and charged with investigating the possibility of impending war. The new foreign correspondent is flung completely out of his depth when he discovers a ring... more

Hitchcock Ff: I Confess

Montgomery Clift stars as a priest suspected of murder who can only clear himself by violating the sanctity of the confessional. Father Logan knows that the person who committed a terrible murder is a member of his flock, as the man admitted to the crime du... more

Hitchcock Ff: Lifeboat

The first in Hitchcock's ‘limited-setting’ films is set entirely on a lifeboat launched from a sinking passenger vessel following an attack from a U-boat. With a cast led by a bravura performance by Tallulah Bankhead, the lifeboat’s survivors are thro... more

Hitchcock Ff: North By Northwest

The quintessential Cary Grant caper, this classic suspense adventure finds New York City ad executive Roger O. Thornhill (Grant) pursued by ruthless spy Phillip Vandamm (James Mason) after Thornhill is mistaken for a government agent. Picking up the mysteri... more

Hitchcock Ff: Notorious

One of the best espionage thrillers ever made (and coincidentally featuring one of the most famous and steamy of silver screen kisses), NOTORIOUS sees Cary Grant’s government agent convincing Ingrid Bergman’s daughter of a convicted Nazi spy to go under... more

Hitchcock Ff: Psycho

One of the most spine-tingling psychological horror films ever made, and arguably the first example of the slasher film, PSYCHO stars Janet Leigh as Marion Crane, a woman on the run after thieving a large amount of money from her employer. Taking a room in ... more

Hitchcock Ff: Rear Window

The most stylish and technically brilliant of all Hitchcock’s thrillers, and also the one that most clearly explores the director’s fascination with voyeurism. James Stewart is a photographer incapacitated in his apartment with a broken leg, and to pass... more

Hitchcock Ff: Rebecca

Hitchcock’s first American film, and the first produced under a mercurial relationship with producer David O. Selznick, REBECCA stars Joan Fontaine as a naïve young woman who marries the fascinating yet melancholy Maxim de Winter (Laurence Olivier), a wi... more

Hitchcock Ff: Shadow Of A Doubt

Teenager Charlotte ‘Charlie’ Newton (Teresa Wright) lives in Santa Rosa with her perfectly normal family. But her bored life is excited by a visit from her namesake, her charming, successful Uncle Charlie (Joseph Cotten). But Young Charlie soon notices ... more

Hitchcock Ff: Spellbound

When Dr. Anthony Edwardes arrives at a Vermont mental hospital to take his post as the new hospital director, Dr. Constance Peterson, a psychoanalyst, discovers Edwardes is actually an impostor. The man confesses that the real Dr. Edwardes is dead and fears... more

Hitchcock Ff: Strangers On A Train

A man's joking suggestion that he and a chance acquaintance trade murders turns deadly in this ruthlessly delicious thriller based on the 1950 novel of the same name by Patricia Highsmith. When tennis player Guy Faines (Farley Granger) admits to cheerful Br... more

Hitchcock Ff: To Catch A Thief

Notorious cat thief John Robie (Cary Grant) has long been retired in the French Riviera tending to grape vines, but when a series of robberies are committed using his style, he sets out to clear his name. Of course it would help if he didn’t end up fallin... more

Hitchcock Ff: Vertigo

Named the best film ever made in the Sight & Sound Poll, the most accomplished of all Hitchcock’s psychological thrillers is a twisted, psychedelic story of obsession and manipulation. After being forced into early retirement due to an incident that has g... more

Hitchcock Ff: Wrong Man, The

Closely based on a true story, Henry Fonda stars as a man who is mistaken as an armed robber and ends up being arrested and taken to trial. While his lawyers scramble to prove his alibis, the stress of the false accusation could be enough to tear apart his ... 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, 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 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 t... 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

Richard Iii

The Almeida Theatre makes its live screening debut with an explosive new adaptation of Richard III, directed by Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold with Ralph Fiennes as Shakespeare’s most notorious villain and Vanessa Redgrave as Queen Margaret. War... 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