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2d: Inside Out

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions – Joy (Amy Poehler), Fear (Bill Hader), Anger (Lewis ... more

A Walk in the Woods

Adapted from the memoir of celebrated travel writer Bill Bryson, A WALK IN THE WOODS is a wilderness buddy comedy featuring two old friends tackling an epic and formidable trek that may bring their newly rekindled relationship undone. Bill (Robert Redford)... more

Amy

From director Asif Kapadia and the BAFTA-winning team behind the acclaimed documentary Senna comes the story of Amy Winehouse, five-time Grammy Award winner and arguably this millennium's greatest British female singer/songwriter. The documentary tells, in ... more

Another Country

Meet director MOLLY REYNOLDS and producer ROLF DE HEER following an advance screening Sun Sept 13, 3pm! “This film is about you as much as me and my people. It is about place and about history. To know what is best for us, you have to know us. No one fr... more

Arcade Fire: The Reflektor Tapes

Award-winning filmmaker and music-video director Kahlil Joseph follows iconic Canadian band Arcade Fire as they complete their chart-topping 2013 album Reflektor and embark on the North American leg of their new world tour. In 2004, most of the world hadn'... more

Attack on Titan - Part 1

Japan, present day. The sudden arrival of the Titans—mysterious, gigantic humanoid creatures who devour human beings one after the other—brings mankind to the brink of extinction. Fast-forward more than 100 years later. What remains of the human popul... more

Awake: The Life Of Yogananda

EXCLUSIVE! An enlightening documentary, AWAKE: THE LIFE OF YOGANANDA is about Hindu mystic Paramahansa Yogananda who brought yoga and meditation to the West in 1920. Yogananda was the author of the spiritual classic Autobiography of a Yogi, which became the... more

Best Of Enemies

EXCLUSIVE! Imagine a time when having ideological opposites fiercely debating toe-to-toe on national television was an actual event. This is what happened in 1968 when a television station pitted Gore Vidal against William F. Buckley Jr. in a notorious seri... more

Cut Snake

Meet The Filmmaker Q&A Thursday Sept 17, 6.45pm with director TONY AYRES following a screening of CUT SNAKE. Hosted by film writer and critic, Thomas Caldwell. Set in Melbourne in the mid-1970s, Cut Snake tells the story of Sparra Farrell (Alex Russell), ... more

Dope

Fresh, exuberant and brilliantly paced, DOPE is a smart comedy about a group of geeks who, through a series of missteps, end up with a stash of drugs that they have to sell in order to survive. Malcolm (Shameik Moore) and his friends Jib (Tony Revolori) and... more

Dressmaker, The

Based on the best-selling novel by Rosalie Ham, Jocelyn Moorhouse returns to direct a bittersweet comedy set in early 1950s Australia. Tilly Dunnage (Kate Winslet), after many years working as a dressmaker in exclusive Parisian fashion houses, returns to th... more

Ex Machina

From acclaimed writer/director Alex Garland (screenwriter of 28 Days Later, Sunshine and Never Let Me Go) comes EX MACHINA, a chilling vision of the not-too-distant future of artificial intelligence. Caleb (Domhnall Gleeson – Frank) is a young coder at t... more

Far From Men

Featuring a career-best performance from the multi-talented Viggo Mortensen and a superb original soundtrack by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, FAR FROM MEN is a gripping tale of morality and friendship set during the Algerian War, against an unforgiving mounta... more

Far from the Madding Crowd

Directed by Oscar nominee Thomas Vinterberg (The Hunt). Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, this critically acclaimed new adaptation of FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD is the story of independent and beautiful Bathsheba Everdene (Carey Mulligan), who ... more

Gayby Baby

EXTRA Q&A SESSION ADDED BY POPULAR DEMAND: Wed Sept 2, 8.45pm - Extrended Q&A introduction by director MAYA NEWELL and producer CHARLOTTE MARS, followed by the feature. Book now! (Wed Sept 2, 6.30pm. Q&A sold out) EXCLUSIVE! Twenty-four percent of gay and... more

Girlhood

The hugely anticipated new film from writer/director Céline Sciamma (Tomboy, Water Lilies), GIRLHOOD is a sensational story of female empowerment set in the tough neighbourhoods of Paris. Mariame (an incendiary, star-making performance from Karidja Touré... more

Graceful Girls

Q&A event with director Olivia Peniston-Bird on September 19, 4pm and September 20, 4pm. WINNER - Best Documentary in the MIFF 2015 People's Choice Awards. EXCLUSIVE! In the beautiful yet physically demanding world of calisthenics, there is one title th... more

Holding The Man

A love story for everyone, the much-anticipated HOLDING THE MAN reaches the big screen in Neil Armfield's breathtaking and moving adaptation of Tim Conigrave's seminal memoir. An inspirational journey through passion, tragedy and love, Ryan Corr and Craig... more

Iris

The latest film from legendary documentarian Albert Maysles (GREY GARDENS, GIMME SHELTER), IRIS pairs the late 88-year-old filmmaker (who passed away on March 5) with Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who has had an ... more

Irrational Man

The newest film from Woody Allen sees the director grappling with his most cerebral cinematic entanglement yet in a witty film about academia and murder. Abe Lucas (Joaquin Phoenix), a brilliant but burned-out professor takes a job at a small East Coast co... more

Last Cab To Darwin

Starring Michael Caton and Jackie Weaver, and from Last Train to Freo director Jeremy Sims, LAST CAB TO DARWIN is an unusual road movie that takes in the beauty and majesty of the Australian outback. Cab driver Rex (Caton) is a loner, and has never left hi... more

Love and Mercy

We all know the music, but few know the true story of musical genius Brian Wilson and his struggles with brilliance and balance. LOVE & MERCY paints an unconventional portrait of the artist by interweaving seminal moments from his youth and later life. The... more

Love Live: The School Idol Movie

REEL ANIME presents a new feature based on this hit Japanese anime series! Although Muse, the defending champions of the school idol tournament, plans to dissolve their group after the graduation of their senior members, they receive news that leads them to... more

Macbeth

From the director of Snowtown, Australian director Justin Kurzel, comes the critically acclaimed adaptation of William Shakespeare's Scottish Play starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard. Macbeth (Fassbender), a Duke of Scotland, receives a proph... more

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL is a hilarious, moving film about creativity, friendship, and the pure love of cinema. Teenager Greg (Thomas Mann) is just trying to get... more

Mr. Holmes

In 1947, Sherlock Holmes (Ian McKellen), long-retired, lives in a sleepy Sussex village with his housekeeper and her amateur-sleuthing son. But far from living out a peaceful retirement, he is haunted by an unsolved case from fifty years ago. He remembers o... more

Roger Waters' The Wall Live On Stage

From the creator of the classic Pink Floyd album comes the groundbreaking tour seen by over 4 million fans worldwide. Coming to cinemas worldwide for one night only, commencing at 8.00pm. Roger Waters' THE WALL is an event movie like no other. An immersi... more

Sam Klemke's Time Machine

Meet the Filmmaker Q&A event with director Matthew Bate and Sam Klemke. From director Matthew Bate (Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure), SAM KLEMKE'S TIME MACHINE follows two unique self-portraits as they travel in parallel - one hurtling through th... more

The Blue Room

EXCLUSIVE! Directed by and starring French actor Matthieu Amalric (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly), THE BLUE ROOM is a pulsating thriller that goes from bedroom pillow talk to the spectre of murder. Almaric is Julien, a middle-aged salesman who embarks o... 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

Walking The Camino: Six Ways To Santiago

500 miles on foot. Bunk-beds. Blisters. Stunning landscapes. World-class snorers. Hot searing sun, freezing cold rain. Debilitating mental grief and physical injury. Unexpected romance. No toilet paper when you really need it. You are guaranteed to experien... more

Wild Tales

One of the most buzzed about films at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, Argentinean director Damián Szifrón’s third feature WILD TALES is a blackly comic anthology film, with six short films looped together under an arcing themed banner of vengeance. A p... more

Wolfpack, The

EXCLUSIVE! What if all you knew about the outside world was learnt from the movies? Filmmaker Crystal Moselle provides an answer to this question with her astonishing documentary about six home-schooled teenage brothers who have rarely been let outside. E... more

Women He's Undressed

Orry-Kelly was Golden Age Hollywood’s most celebrated costume designer. Winner of three Academy Awards and responsible for the costumes of films as iconic as Some Like It Hot, Casablanca, An American in Paris, and Auntie Mame, Orry-Kelly was head of Warne... 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

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 Il Trovatore

(Verdi) Conductor: Marco Armiliato Production: Sir David McVicar Set Designer: Charles Edwards Costume Designer: Brigitte Reiffenstuel Lighting Designed By: Jennifer Tipton Choreographer: Leah Hausman Cast: Anna Netrebko (Leonora), Dolora Zajick (Azucena... more

Met Opera Les Pecheurs De Perles

(Bizet) NEW PRODUCTION, FIRST TIME IN HD Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda Production: Penny Woolcock Set Designer: Dick Bird Costume Designer: Kevin Pollard Lighting Designer: Jen Schriever Projection Design: 59 Productions Movement Director: Andrew Dawson Cas... more

Met Opera Lulu

(Berg) NEW PRODUCTION / FIRST TIME IN HD Conductor: James Levine Production: William Kentridge Co-Director: Luc De Wit Projection Designer: Catherine Meyburgh Set Designer: Sabine Theunissen Costume Designer: Greta Goiris Lighting Designer: Urs Schöneba... 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 Manon Lescaut

(Puccini) NEW PRODUCTION Conductor: Fabio Luisi Production: Sir Richard Eyre Set Designer: Rob Howell Costume Designer: Fotini Dimou Lighting Designer: Peter Mumford Choreographer: Sara Erde Cast: Kristine Opolais (Manon Lescaut), Jonas Kaufmann (Des Grie... more

Met Opera Otello

(Verdi) NEW PRODUCTION Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin Production: Bartlett Sher Set Designer: Es Devlin Costume Designer: Catherine Zuber Lighting Designer: Donald Holder Projection Designer: Luke Halls Cast: Aleksandrs Antonenko (Otello), Sonya Yonchev... 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 Tannhauser

(Wagner) FIRST TIME IN HD Conductor: James Levine Production: Otto Schenk Set Designer: Günther Schneider-Siemssen Costume Designer: Patricia Zipprodt Lighting Designer: Gil Wechsler Choreographer: Norbert Vesak Cast: Johan Botha (Tannhäuser), Eva-Mar... more

Met Opera Turandot

(Puccini) Conductor: Paolo Carignani Production: Franco Zeffirelli Set Designer: Franco Zeffirelli Costume Designers: Anna Anni, Dada Saligeri Lighting Designer: Gil Wechsler Choreographer: Chiang Ching Cast: Nina Stemme (Turandot), Anita Hartig (Liù), Ma... more

Met Opera: Aida

WINTER HIGHTLIGHTS By Giuseppe Verdi. “The combined fervor of Olga Borodina as Amneris and Fabio Luisi at the helm of a fired-up orchestra made for an electrically charged and energetic performance” (New York Times).Set in ancient Egypt, Aida is both ... more

Met Opera: The Merry Widow

WINTER HIGHLIGHTS By Franz Lehár. The great Renée Fleming stars as the beguiling woman who captivates all Paris in Lehár’s enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Oklaho... more

Nt Live As You Like It

William Shakespeare’s glorious comedy of love and change comes to the National Theatre for the first time in over 30 years, with Rosalie Craig (London Road, Macbeth at MIF) as Rosalind. With her father the Duke banished and in exile, Rosalind and her cou... more

Nt Live Hamlet

The fastest selling ticket in theatre history! Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game) stars in the title role of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy: HAMLET. Directed by Lyndsey Turner (Posh, Chimerica) and produced by Sonia Friedman ... more

Nt Live Jane Eyre

The acclaimed re-imagining of Bronte’s masterpiece was first staged by the Bristol Old Vic. Director Sally Cookson now brings her celebrated production to the National, presented as a single, exhilarating performance. Almost 170 years on, Charlotte Bront... more

Nt Live The Beaux Stratagem

Simon Godwin (Man and Superman) directs George Farquhar's wild comedy of love and cash. The 'Beaux': Mr Aimwell and Mr Archer, two charming, dissolute young men who have blown their fortunes in giddy London. Shamed and debt-ridden, they flee to provincial ... more

NT Live: Coriolanus

National Theatre Live's 2014 broadcast of the Donmar Warehouse's production of Coriolanus returns to cinemas by popular demand. Shakespeare's searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge, Coriolanus features an Evening Standard Award-winning perfo... more

NT Live: Skylight

ENCORE SCREENINGS! Carey Mulligan (The Great Gatsby) and Bill Nighy (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) star in David Hare’s (The Reader, The Hours) Olivier Award winning play. Directed by Academy Award nominee and Tony Award winner Stephen Daldry (NT Live... more

Rsc Henry V

Henry IV is dead and Hal is King. With England in a state of unrest, he must leave his rebellious youth behind, striving to gain the respect of his nobility and people. Laying claim to parts of France and following an insult from the French Dauphin, Henry g... more

Rsc Othello

Othello is the greatest general of his age. A fearsome warrior, loving husband and revered defender of Venice against its enemies. But he is also an outsider whose victories have created enemies of his own, men driven by prejudice and jealousy to destroy hi... more