Monster Fest

Return to where it all began when MONSTER FEST comes home to Cinema Nova from November 22-25 for MONSTER FEST VII: THE HOMECOMING. From its humble beginnings in 2012 with single screen sessions to present day with satellite events nationwide, Monster Fest has grown to become Australia's premier genre film festival, and 2018 promises to be our biggest fest yet!


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V.I.P. Pass

The VIP Pass gets you all-access to Monster Fest screenings Nov 22nd to 25th .
PLEASE NOTE: Passholders are required to book ahead for their sessions, either online or at the box office. Conditions apply. $150
 
5 Film Pass

Get a 5 Film Pass eligible for Monster Fest sessions on Friday the 23rd, Saturday the 24th or Sunday the 25th for a discounted price!
PLEASE NOTE: The 5 Film Pass is not valid for Opening Night session or the All-Night Marathon. Conditions Apply. $70


MF: Dragged Across Concrete

Opening Date: Thursday, 22 Nov 2018

OPENING NIGHT EVENT. Ticket includes a drink on entry. Join us for the Australian premiere of this highly anticipated, nail-biting crime ... more

MF: Cam

Opening Date: Friday, 23 Nov 2018

Australian Premiere A technology-driven  psychological  thriller  set  in  the  world  of  webcam porn.  It  follows  Alice,  an  ambitious  camgirl,  who  wakes ... more

MF: Escape from New York

Opening Date: Friday, 23 Nov 2018

Australian Premiere. Enjoy a 4K restoration of this post-apocalyptic sci-fi classic directed by John Carpenter, starring Kurt Russell, Lee Van ... more

MF: Nightmare Cinema

Opening Date: Friday, 23 Nov 2018

In this twisted horror anthology, five strangers are drawn to an abandoned theater and forced to watch their deepest and ... more

MF: First Light

Opening Date: Friday, 23 Nov 2018

SEAN and ALEX go on the run after Alex has a close encounter with mysterious orbs of light that leave ... more

MF: Fog, The

Opening Date: Saturday, 24 Nov 2018

4K Restoration. Australian Premiere of this supernatural horror directed by John Carpenter. Antonio Bay, California has turned a hundred years ... more

MF: Bad Boy Bubby

Opening Date: Saturday, 24 Nov 2018

A 30th anniversary screening of Rolf de Heer's​ cult film, plus a Q&A with actors Nicholas Hope and Natalie Carr. Confined ... more

MF: House That Jack Built, The

Opening Date: Saturday, 24 Nov 2018

Australian Premiere. Cinema’s ultimate provocateur, Lars von Trier, returns with a jaw-dropping serial killer thriller starring Matt Dillon, Uma Thurman ... more

MF: Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich

Opening Date: Saturday, 24 Nov 2018

Victorian Premiere Recently divorced and reeling, Edgar returns to his childhood home to regroup his life. When Edgar finds a nefarious ... more

MF: Pimped

Opening Date: Saturday, 24 Nov 2018

Australian Premiere. Sarah Montrose is a conflicted, mysterious woman who meets the philosophical, smooth-talking Lewis Blake. Handsome and captivating, Lewis is ... more

MF: Maganda! Pinoy Boy vs Milk Man

Opening Date: Saturday, 24 Nov 2018

World Premiere, plus special guest star Matthew Victor Pastor for a live in cinema Q&A. A tale of a psychopathic ... more

MF: Shorts Program 1: Final Girls

Opening Date: Saturday, 24 Nov 2018

Girls to the Front! Join our crew of Final Girls as they battle monsters, pervs and gender misconceptions in MONSTER ... more

MF: Student Shorts Program: After School Special

Opening Date: Saturday, 24 Nov 2018

MONSTER FEST’s showcase of student shorts from some of the best film schools around the country, featuring the work of ... more

MF: 30 Miles from Nowhere

Opening Date: Saturday, 24 Nov 2018

Presented with a Q&A with director Caitlin Koller. After the untimely death of their old college pal, five friends (and one ... more

MF: Burning Kiss

Opening Date: Saturday, 24 Nov 2018

Presented with a Q&A with director Robbie Studsor. It’s been 6 long years since the hit and run accident that put ... more

MF: Foaming Node, The

Opening Date: Saturday, 24 Nov 2018

Presented with a Q&A with director Ian Haig. THE FOAMING NODE essays the discovery and emergence of new bodily organs ... more

MF: Luz

Opening Date: Saturday, 24 Nov 2018

Luz, a young cabdriver, fleeing a crazy passenger, drags herself into the brightly lit entrance of a run-down police precinct. ... more

MF: Evil Dead 2

Opening Date: Sunday, 25 Nov 2018

4K Restoration. Victorian Premiere. Directed by Sam Raimi. Ever thought of taking your girlfriend away for the weekend? Maybe to some ... more

MF: Monster Squad

Opening Date: Sunday, 25 Nov 2018

You know whom to call when you have ghosts. But who do you call when you have monsters? The Monster ... more

MF: Wolfman's Got Nards

Opening Date: Sunday, 25 Nov 2018

Victorian Premiere. This heartfelt documentary explores the power of cult film told through the lens of the 1987 classic THE ... more

MF: Shorts Program 2: Dead Things

Opening Date: Sunday, 25 Nov 2018

Terrifying, hilarious and brazenly weird, MONSTER FEST’S program of horror and hybrid-genre shorts featuring stories of the dead, the undead ... more

MF: Lords of Chaos

Opening Date: Sunday, 25 Nov 2018

CLOSING NIGHT - Australian premiere! Oslo, 1987. Seventeen year-old Euronymous is determined to escape his idyllic Scandinavian hometown and create “true ... more

MF: Trasharama

Opening Date: Sunday, 25 Nov 2018

Murder City's Trash peddler, Dick Dale, presents another sordid program of the sickest, most twisted and goriest films he could ... more

MF: All Night Marathon

Opening Date: Sunday, 25 Nov 2018

ALL NIGHT MARATHON (The Nightmare Cinema that made NIGHTMARE CINEMA) Continuing the tradition of our world-famous all-night marathon, this year ... more

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