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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


See special screenings of AMY followed by a pre-recorded Q&A with director Asif Kapadia, producer James Gay-Rees, Winehouse’s first manager Nick Shymansky, and featuring interview clips with Jools Holland, Mark Ronson and Yasiin Bey (Mos Def). Tickets ava... more

Coming Home

EXCLUSIVE! Adapted from the novel, 'The Criminal Lu Yanshi' written by novelist Geling Yan and directed by Yimou Zhang (House of Flying Daggers), COMING HOME is a story set in the wake of China’s cultural revolution. Lu (Daoming Chen) and Feng (Gong Li)... 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

Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief

Written and directed by Academy Award® winner Alex Gibney and based on the book by Pulitzer Prize winner Lawrence Wright, GOING CLEAR: SCIENTOLOGY AND THE PRISON OF BELIEF is a provocative tale of ego, exploitation and lust for power. Profiling eight for... more

I Am Big Bird

CAROLL SPINNEY, the voice of Big Bird and Oscar The Grouch, live via Skype at Nova! See I AM BIG BIRD: The Caroll Spinney Story on Wednesday Aug 5 at 7.20pm and stay for a live on-screen Q&A with Spinney! Book now! EXCLUSIVE! This heartwarming documentary ... 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


The Spanish deep South, 1980. During the annual festivities, in a forgotten town on the Guadalquivir Marshes, two teenage girls disappear. Juan and Pedro, two homicide detectives from Madrid with deep divisions in their ideology, are sent to assist the loca... 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

Ruben Guthrie

Co-hosted with AFI (Australian Film Institute) | AACTA (Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts), Cinema Nova is pleased to offer a preview and Q&A event screening with director/writer Brendan Cowell and star Patrick Brammall, Tuesday 14th July, 6.... 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

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