Filmmaker Screenings & Special Events

Join us for special events that celebrate films in a whole new way and meet the people behind new films showing at Cinema Nova. 

KID'S CLUB SCREENING: Sunday June 16, 10.30am join us for a special Kid’s Club Screening of INSIDE OUT 2. All tix $18! Plus giveaways, limited-edition INSIDE OUT 2 choc-tops for sale and more! Nova cafe open from 10am with free activity and colouring-in s ... more

Jun 14th, 2024

In the Meantime

Opening Date: Friday, 14 Jun 2024

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Friday June 14, 6.50pm. Join filmmaker Nicholas Anthony (director), Bronte Charlotte (producer/ actor) and Domenica Garrett (actor) for a post-film Q&A. ... more

Jun 14th, 2024

Koalas, The

Opening Date: Tuesday, 18 Jun 2024

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Tuesday June 18, 6.45pm. Join directors Georgia Wallace-Crabbe and Gregory Miller, plus Anthony Amis (Friends of the Earth) and Charlotte L. Sterrett (WWF Australia) for a screening of THE KOALAS followed by a live in-cinema Q&A. Why ... more

Jun 18th, 2024

Things Will Be Different

Opening Date: Wednesday, 19 Jun 2024

THINGS WILL BE DIFFERENT documents two neighbours’ experiences of displacement as they are forced to relocate from the Walker Street public housing estate in Northcote, Melbourne when it is sold for private redevelopment. ... more

Jun 19th, 2024

Midsommar: Director's Cut

Opening Date: Friday, 21 Jun 2024

WINTER SOLSTICE SCREENING! Written and directed by visionary filmmaker Ari Aster (Hereditary) comes a dread-soaked cinematic fairytale where a world ... more

Jun 21st, 2024

Dreaming Freedom

Opening Date: Saturday, 22 Jun 2024

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Saturday June 22, 6.30pm. This short film screening will be followed by a Q&A with several of the film’s artists and a live vocal and acoustic guitar performance, featuring music from the film. Many don’t realise that modern ... more

Jun 22nd, 2024

Sunflower

Opening Date: Thursday, 4 Jul 2024

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Sunday June 30, 4.00pm. Join director Gabriel Carrubba, producer Zane Borg and star Liam Mollica for a post-film Q&A. In the outer suburbs of Melbourne, seventeen-year-old Leo (Liam Mollica) leads a typical teenage life. ... more

Jun 30th, 2024

Birdeater

Opening Date: Thursday, 18 Jul 2024

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Sunday July 7, 4.45pm. Join filmmakers Jack Clark and Jim Weir for a post-film Q&A. On an isolated country property, a soon-to-be-married young couple – the gregarious Louie (Mackenzie Fearnley) and the hesitant Irene (Shabana Aze ... more

Jul 7th, 2024

Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Opening Date: Thursday, 12 Sep 2024

PRISCILLA PARTY: Saturday June 29, 7.00pm. This queer Australian classic returns to the big screen this June. The film is introduced with a live in-cinema drag performance and followed by an after-party in the bar (yes, there will be a photobooth). Your t ... more

Jun 29th, 2024
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