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Alone In Berlin

Based on the international best-seller by Hans Fallada, ALONE IN BERLIN shines the light on two ordinary German people who made an extraordinary impact. Berlin, 1940. Working class couple Otto and Anna Quangel (Brendan Gleeson and Emma Thompson) receive ... more

Beauty and the Beast

From the director of Mr Holmes and Dreamgirls, Bill Condon, comes a lavish reimagining of the Best Picture-nominated Disney animation BEAUTY AND THE BEAST starring Emma Watson, Kevin Klein, Dan Stevens, Josh Gad, Luke Evans, Ian McKellen, Ewan McGregor and ... more

Berlin Syndrome

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Advance screening followed by a Q&A with director Cate Shortland (Somersault, Lore), local bestselling author Melanie Joosten and producer Polly Staniford. Hosted by Rebecca Harkins Cross. Only Melbourne Q&A event! Tuesday 12 April, 6.30... more

Blade Runner: The Final Cut

Remastered by the British Film Institute and presented in its full Cinemascope glory, BLADE RUNNER: THE FINAL CUT is a must for every fan of this seminal classic. Adapted from Philip K. Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Ridley Scott’s i... 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

Cure For Wellness, The

A gleefully slippery and excessive horror film from director Gore Verbinski, A CURE FOR WELLNESS invites you to an exclusive spa and wellness centre high in the Swiss Alps that will cure all your ailments – you just can’t ever leave. An ambitious young... more

David Stratton: A Cinematic Life

Take a compelling personal journey with David Stratton as he relates the fascinating evolution of Australia's cinema history. Taking us back to his first experience of discovering Australia through film at his local cinema in England, David recounts first s... more

Death And Life Of Otto Bloom, The

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! From director Cris Jones and starring Xavier Samuel, Matilda Brown and Rachel Ward, THE DEATH & LIFE OF OTTO BLOOM chronicles the life and great love of an extraordinary man who experiences time in reverse – wandering blindly into the past... more

Doctor Who: The Pilot

Featuring exclusive cinema-only content, Doctor Who returns to the cinema screen for a new adventure starring Peter Capaldi, Matt Lucas and Pearl Mackie. Doctor Who: The Pilot, sees Peter Capaldi embark on his thrilling final chapter as the Twelfth Doctor... more

Eagle Huntress, The

A feel-good documentary that will see your heart soar, THE EAGLE HUNTRESS follows 13 year old Aisholpan Nurgaiv, who is training to become the first ever woman among her nomadic Mongolian people to hunt with a majestic golden eagle, a tradition that stretch... more

Family, The

For years on a property outside Melbourne, Anne Hamilton-Byrne ruled over The Family, a cult that the glamorous guru grew around her by convincing people that she was a literal god. Hamilton-Byrne conned her followers into handing over their assets, propert... more

Fences

ACADEMY AWARD WINNER: Best Supporting Actress - Viola Davis. Adapted from August Wilson’s classic play, and seeing Denzel Washington direct himself and Viola Davis in the stage roles they made iconic, FENCES is an emotional drama of secrets revealed and ... more

Frantz

The latest film from French director François Ozon (Swimming Pool, 8 Femmes), FRANTZ is a hypnotic tale of love, omission and remembrance set in the aftermath of the First World War. A loose adaptation of Ernst Lubitsch’s 1932 drama Broken Lullaby, FRAN... more

GET OUT

Early advance screening Friday April 21, 7pm - tickets now on sale! Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend Rose (Alison Williams) have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, and she invites him for a weekend at the home of her parents Missy a... more

Hidden Figures

Think you know everything about the people who took humankind to space? Think again. HIDDEN FIGURES is the untold story of the spectacularly intelligent scientists and mathematicians who were the brains behind NASA missions, and who didn’t get their due b... more

Jasper Jones

Adapted from Craig Silvey’s best-selling Australian novel and featuring a stellar cast including Toni Collette, Hugo Weaving, Levi Miller, Angourie Rice, Dan Wyllie and Aaron McGrath, JASPER JONES is the story of Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14 livin... more

La La Land

WINNER: 6 ACADEMY AWARDS! Best Director, Actress - Emma Stone, Song - 'City of Stars', Score, Cinematography, Production Design. A huge hit with audiences and critics, Whiplash director Damien Chazelle's La La Land is an exhilarating music-filled romance s... more

Land of Mine

Based on extraordinary true events, writer/director Martin Zandvliet’s multi award-winning historical drama tells a gripping story of redemption and forgiveness, as it follows a group of captured soldiers in Denmark in the immediate aftermath of WWII. Af... more

Lion

A prestige Australian production with major awards season promise, LION is an emotionally charged true story about a man attempting to find his birth family, years after they were separated. Based on the book A Long Way Home, by Saroo Brierley. Saroo Brier... more

Lion: The Extended Cut

Fall in love again with the film of the year! With LION continuing its incredibly successful run, Nova presents a special extended edition of the film followed by a Q&A with Oscar nominated Aussie director Garth Davis. This new edition of LION will feature... more

Loving

Written and directed by Jeff Nichols, the filmmaker behind the highly acclaimed Take Shelter, Mud and Midnight Special, LOVING tells the true story of a couple whose love would come to define a key moment in civil rights history. Defying the state of Virg... more

Man Called Ove, A

A smash hit in Sweden and the U.S., A MAN CALLED OVE makes a hero out of a grumpy old coot who proves the face we show the world can be deceiving. Ove is in mourning for his beloved wife, as well as furious about being booted off the neighbourhood residen... more

Manchester By The Sea

WINNER: 2 ACADEMY AWARDS! Best Actor - Casey Affleck, Best Original Screenplay. After the death of his older brother Joe, Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) is shocked that Joe has made him sole guardian of his teenage nephew Patrick. Taking leave of his job as ... more

Miss Sloane

John Madden directs a timely poilitical thriller set within the 'swamp' of political lobbyists, elected representatives and the interests they each serve. Jessica Chastain, in her Golden Globe-nominated role, stars as Elizabeth Sloane; a ruthless Washington... more

Moonlight

WINNER: 3 ACADEMY AWARDS! Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor - Mahershala Ali. A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, MOONLIGHT chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggle... more

Never Ending Story, The

NOVA ICONIC! Just in time for the school holidays, Wolfgang Petersen's beloved 1984 adventure of a troubled boy transported into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book returns to the cinema screen. Bastian is a bookish young boy wh... more

Peppa Pig: Peppa's Australian Holiday

SCHOOL HOLIDAY SEASON: Peppa Pig is splashing onto the big screen for the first time in Australia! Take part in one whole hour of fun, featuring all brand new episodes as well as exclusive new interactive content, where you can dance, sing and play along wi... more

Perfect Strangers

The multi award-winning new comedy of manners from Paolo Genovese is a fiendishly clever take on decorum in the age of modern technology, and poses the question: how well do we really know those close to us? The titular perfect strangers are actually seven... more

Plastic Ocean, A

Director Craig Leeson's adventure documentary brings to light the consequences of our global disposable lifestyle. We thought we could use plastic once and throw it away with negligible impact to humans and animals. That turns out to be untrue. In A Plasti... more

Raw

IN CONVERSATION EVENT Premiere screening followed by a panel featuring Emma Westwood, Clem Bastow, Barbara Creed, Philippa Hawker and Cerise Howard, discussing 'horror in the eyes of women, new age feminism and women on film'. Wednesday 19 April, 6.30pm Bo... more

Room, The

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, Lisa, great friends and a job with a promotio... more

Salesman, The

ACADEMY AWARD WINNER! Best Foreign Language Film. Emad and Rama are a husband and wife who also happen to be actors. Taking on the roles of Willy and Linda Loman in a local production of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, the themes of the play stealth... more

Silence

A culmination of thirty years work by Martin Scorsese, SILENCE is the master director’s passion project, adapted from Shusaku Endo’s epic novel about Portuguese missionaries in 16th century Japan. Jesuit priests Sebastião Rodrigues (Andrew Garfield) ... more

Silent Voice, A

Shoya Ishida starts bullying the new girl in class, Shoko Nishimiya, because she is deaf. But as the teasing continues, the rest of the class starts to turn on Shoya for his lack of compassion. When the two students leave elementary school, Shoko and Shoya ... more

T2: Trainspotting

The original filmmakers and cast behind the acclaimed cult hit of 1996 reunite for T2 TRAINSPOTTING. Based on Irvine Welsh's original novel and its follow-up Porno, Oscar winning filmmaker Danny Boyle directs a script by John Hodge (Shallow Grave, Trainspot... more

Their Finest

BILL NIGHY LIVE AT NOVA! Join Bill Nighy, star of THEIR FINEST, when he appears live at Nova for an extended introduction of the film, followed by an advance screening. Tuesday April 4, 6.00pm. Tickets on sale now! A group of filmmakers struggling to make ... more

Toni Erdmann

The biggest critical smash hit at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, TONI ERDMANN is the third film from German writer/director Maren Ade, and portrays a dysfunctional relationship between a father and daughter that is equal parts screwball comedy, and a sublim... more

Zach's Ceremony

Meet The Filmmaker event: Join the two subjects of documentary ZACH'S CEREMONY, Zach & Alec Doomadgee, as well as director Aaron Petersen, when they come to Cinema Nova for a Q&A screening of this acclaimed film. Hosted by Ben Abbatangelo, the Co-CEO of AIM... more

(3d) Raphael: The Lord Of The Arts

Beauty comes to life in a crescendo of brushwork - displaying the enduring genius of one of the most talented artists the world has ever known! more

Artist’s Garden, The: American Impressionism

“An artist’s interest in gardening is to produce pictures without brushes.” Anna Lea Merritt Following the smash hit Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse comes a new film based on the hugely popular exhibition ‘The Artist’s Garden: Ameri... more

Aus Ballet: Coppelia

Transporting you from the everyday to a magical world, Coppélia is a spectacular production, set to Leo Delibes’ cheery score, that’s perfect for the whole family. Meet the lovers Swanilda and Franz and their neighbour Dr Coppelius, an eccentric toy m... 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 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 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: 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

Michelangelo: Love And Death

“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” – Michelangelo To coincide with a glorious new exhibition at the National Gallery of London, this film offers a full and fresh biography of Michelangelo who, with Leonardo, is considere... more

NT Live: Amadeus

Lucian Msamati (Luther, Game of Thrones, NT Live: The Comedy of Errors) plays Salieri in Peter Shaffer’s iconic play, captured live from the National Theatre, and with orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a rowdy youn... more

Nt Live: Angels In America Part 1

Angels In America Part One: Millenium Approaches. America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw ... more

Nt Live: Angels In America Part 2

Angels In America Part Two: Perestroika America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw Ridge) pla... more

Nt Live: Hedda Gabler

“I’ve no talent for life.” Just married. Bored already. Hedda longs to be free... Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries to control those around her, o... more

Nt Live: Obsession

Jude Law (The Young Pope, Closer, The Talented Mr. Ripley) stars in the stage production of Obsession, broadcast live from the Barbican Theatre in London. Ivo van Hove (NT Live: A View from the Bridge, Hedda Gabler) directs this new stage adaptation of Luch... more

Nt Live: Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead

Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter, The Woman in Black), Joshua McGuire (The Hour) and David Haig (Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Witness for the Prosecution) star in Tom Stoppard’s brilliantly funny situation comedy, captured live from The Old Vic theatre ... more

NT Live: Twelfth Night

Tamsin Greig is Malvolia in a new twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity. A ship is wrecked on the rocks. Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother Sebastian is lost. Determined to survive on her own, she steps out to explore a new... more

Nt Live: Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

Sonia Friedman Productions present Imelda Staunton (Gypsy, Vera Drake, the Harry Potter films); Conleth Hill (Game Of Thrones, The Producers); Luke Treadaway (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Fortitude, The Hollow Crown) and Imogen Poots (... more

Rsc: Antony & Cleopatra

Following Caesar’s assassination and his own rise to power, Mark Anthony chooses a life of decadent seduction with Cleopatra, Queen of Eqypt, where his military brilliance deserts him and his passion leads the lovers to their tragic end. Iqbal Khan retur... more

Rsc: Julius Caesar

Caesar returns from war, all-conquering, but mutiny is rumbling through the corridors of power. The Rome season in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre opens with the politics of spin and betrayal turning to violence. Season Director Angus Jackson steers the thr... more

Rsc: Titus Andronicus

The decay of Rome reaches violent depths in Shakespeare’s most bloody play. Titus is a ruler exhausted by war and loss, who relinquishes power but leaves Rome in disorder. Rape, cannibalism and severed body parts fill the moral void at the heart of this ... more

Stage Russia: Anna Karenina

Directed and choreographed by Angelica Cholina, this Vakhtangov Theatre production of ANNA KARENINA is a modern dance interpretation of Leo Tolstoy's classic novel, originally published in serial installments from 1875 to 1877 in the periodical The Russian ... more

Stage Russia: Cherry Orchard, The

First produced in 1904 at The Moscow Art Theatre under the direction of Konstantin Stanislavsky, this production of Anton Chekhov's classic tale of cultural futility, starring Russian stage and screen legend Renata Litvinova, is more relevant today than it ... more

Stage Russia: Eugene Onegin

Eugene Onegin has often been referred to as an encyclopedia of 19th century Russian life. Rimas Tuminas’ reimagining unfolds in the memory and imagination of Pushkin’s characters. The images are split between past and present, between reality and imagin... more

Ted2017: The Future You $1million Prize Event

You’ve seen TED Talks, the global phenomenon propelled by ideas that are transforming the world. Now in 2017 you’ll have the opportunity to join the worldwide TED conversation when TED Cinema Experience brings TED’s flagship event, TED2017: The Future... more

Ted2017: The Future You Highlights Exclusive

You’ve seen TED Talks, the global phenomenon propelled by ideas that are transforming the world. Now in 2017 you’ll have the opportunity to join the worldwide TED conversation when TED Cinema Experience brings TED’s flagship event, TED2017: The Future... more

Ted2017: The Future You Opening Event

You’ve seen TED Talks, the global phenomenon propelled by ideas that are transforming the world. Now in 2017 you’ll have the opportunity to join the worldwide TED conversation when TED Cinema Experience brings TED’s flagship event, TED2017: The Future... more