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A fantastic old-school espionage thriller that recalls the likes of Casablanca, Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard set the screen aflame in Robert Zemeckis’ film about loyalty and doubt in the midst of war. In 1942, intelligence officer Max Vatan (Pitt) enco... more


From multi-award-winning director Denis Villeneuve (Sicario, Incendies, Prisoners) comes a grippingly intelligent science fiction drama based on a short story by Ted Chiang. Insular linguistics professor Dr Louise Banks (Amy Adams) watches with the world ... more

Coming War On China, The

Nova exclusive! From journalist provocateur John Pilger comes a compelling political documentary that highlights the growing likelihood of a second cold war, this time between the United States and China. A nuclear war between the United States and China ... more


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 relationships rocked. In 1950s Pittsburgh, Troy Maxson (Washin... more


Kenny Wells (Matthew McConaughey) may have made business his life, but that doesn’t mean he’s any good at it. After going through one failing venture after another, Kenny cottons on to one last scheme – head into the jungles of Indonesia to uncover go... 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


The assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963 was a moment that defined a generation. That this handsome, charismatic leader with a beautiful wife and two young children could have his life ended so brutally, defied comprehension. With JACKIE, di... more

Jasper Jones

MEET THE FILMMAKER Q&A SCREENING: Wed Feb 22, 7.30pm - Filmmaker introduction and advance screening. Stars Hugo Weaving & Dan Wyllie join director Rachel Perkins and author Craig Silvey for an extended introduction, followed by an advance screening of JASPE... more

La La Land

A huge hit with audiences and critics, Whiplash director Damien Chazelle's La La Land is an exhilarating music-filled romance starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. In modern day Los Angeles, two ambitious artists who fall in love – one a dedicated musicia... more


Meet The Filmmaker Q&A with LION director Garth Davis live at Cinema Nova! Join us Sunday Feb 19 at 4.30pm for a unique chance to hear from the filmmaker on his film's box office success, the thrill of award-season and the making of a new Australian film cl... more

Manchester By The Sea

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 a janitor in Boston, Lee reluctantly returns to Manchester-by-the-Sea, the fishin... more


"A flat-out masterpiece" - Rolling Stone. A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, MOONLIGHT chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough nei... more

Nocturnal Animals

For those who have been eagerly awaiting director and fashion designer Tom Ford’s follow-up to the acclaimed A Single Man, succour is here in NOCTURNAL ANIMALS, an artful, slow-boiling drama of what happens when the past wields a poisoned pen. Susan Morr... more


Go on a ride with Jim Jarmusch in PATERSON, the director’s latest gentle meditation on art, relationships, poetry, and how life is lived in the small details. Paterson (Adam Driver) lives in the town of Paterson, New Jersey with his wife Laura (Golshift... 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


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

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

Tff: Future Of Work And Death, The

World experts in Futurology, Anthropology, Neuroscience, and Philosophy consider the impact of technological advances on the two certainties of human life; work and death. With commentary from author Will Self, futurist Techno-Philosopher Gray Scott, and bi... more

Tff: Signs Of Humanity + Shorts Program

Artist and professor Willie Baronet has purchased more than 1,000 homeless signs over the past 22 years, and he uses this collection to create installations to raise awareness about homelessness and build empathy and compassion for the homeless. In 2014, Wi... more