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Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot

Opening Date: Thursday, 27 Sep 2018

The latest film from Gus Van Sant, Joaquin Phoenix stars in the true story of cartoonist John Callahan, a tale ... more

McKellen: Playing the Part

Opening Date: Thursday, 27 Sep 2018

Theatre Actor. Film Star. Political Activist. Inspirational Teacher. Discover the unique journey that is the life story of Sir Ian ... more

Big Screen Science: Contact

Opening Date: Sunday, 30 Sep 2018

Celebrate space and stars with a fun event for the whole family! Revisit classic sci-fi films on the big screen, ... more

CineTrivia

Opening Date: Tuesday, 2 Oct 2018

NO POLITICS, SPORT OR GEOGRAPHY - JUST CINEMA! Film buffs unite, Cinema Nova brings you a monthly movie trivia event. ... more

PFF: Wajib - The Wedding Invitation

Opening Date: Thursday, 4 Oct 2018

A father and his estranged son must come together to hand deliver his daughter's wedding invitations to each guest as ... more

Prayer Before Dawn

Opening Date: Thursday, 4 Oct 2018

Based on the international best-seller, A Prayer Before Dawn is the true story of Billy Moore, a troubled young British ... more

Seagull, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 4 Oct 2018

An all-star cast brings a fresh perspective to the classic play by Anton Chekhov in a new film directed by ... more

PFF: Tower, The

Opening Date: Friday, 5 Oct 2018

An animated drama set within a Palestinian refugee camp, an old man decides to sacrifice his own life to ensure ... more

PFF: 1948: Creation & Catastrophe

Opening Date: Saturday, 6 Oct 2018

Through riveting and moving personal recollections of both Palestinians and Israelis, 1948: Creation and Catastrophe reveals the shocking events of ... more

PFF: Man Who Stole Banksy, The

Opening Date: Saturday, 6 Oct 2018

In 2007 Banksy goes to Palestine to paint on walls. Someone takes offense at a piece depicting an Israeli soldier ... more

Room, The

Opening Date: Saturday, 6 Oct 2018

MELBOURNE'S HOME OF 'THE ROOM' SINCE FEBRUARY 2010! Written, directed and starring Tommy Wiseau, THE ROOM is like no other ... more

Big Screen Science: Dish, The

Opening Date: Sunday, 7 Oct 2018

Celebrate space and stars with a fun event for the whole family! Revisit classic sci-fi films on the big screen, ... more

PFF: Reports on Sarah and Saleem, The

Opening Date: Sunday, 7 Oct 2018

The affair of a married Palestinian man and a married Israeli woman in Jerusalem takes a dangerous political dimension when ... more

Doctor Who: The Woman Who Fell to Earth

Opening Date: Monday, 8 Oct 2018

The highly anticipated series sees Jodie Whittaker take control of the TARDIS as the Thirteenth Doctor, along with a new ... more

Wajib - The Wedding Invitation

Opening Date: Thursday, 11 Oct 2018

Writer-director Annemarie Jacir’s multi-award winning comic drama WAJIB - THE WEDDING INVITATION explores the lives of Palestinians living in Israel, ... more

Gardener, The

Opening Date: Saturday, 13 Oct 2018

A documentary which reflects on the meaning of gardening and its impact on our lives. Shortly before his passing at ... more

1%

Opening Date: Thursday, 18 Oct 2018

Director STEPHEN McCALLUM live at Nova! Join the filmmaker for an in-depth discussion about his latest film 1% ahead of ... more

Donbass

Opening Date: Thursday, 18 Oct 2018

Celebrated Ukrainian director Sergei Loznitsa (My Joy, In The Fog) returns with a blacker than black satire set in the ... more

Star Is Born, A

Opening Date: Thursday, 18 Oct 2018

An old Hollywood tale, reborn anew. Bradley Cooper directs and stars in A STAR IS BORN, with pop superstar Lady ... more

Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist

Opening Date: Thursday, 18 Oct 2018

Punk Party! Friday October 12 - 7.00pm. Tickets on sale below. Punk up for an advance screening of the hotly ... more

Beautiful Boy

Opening Date: Thursday, 25 Oct 2018

Academy Award nominees Steve Carell, Timothee Chalamet and Amy Ryan star in a heartfelt drama from director Felix Van Groeningen ... more

Book Week

Opening Date: Thursday, 25 Oct 2018

Nova Exclusive! Everyone has had a teacher that has inspired them – and equally everyone has had a teacher who ... more

Ghost Stories

Opening Date: Thursday, 25 Oct 2018

Skeptical professor Phillip Goodman embarks on a trip to the terrifying after finding a file with details of three unexplained ... more

Journey Beyond Fear

Opening Date: Thursday, 25 Oct 2018

Premiere screening, followed by a Q&A hosted by Corinne Grant with special guests Robyn Hughan (Director), Steve Warne (Co-Producer), Joyce ... more

Fahrenheit 11/9

Opening Date: Thursday, 1 Nov 2018

"How the **** did we get here?" asks Michael Moore as Donald Trump defies the expectations of the media, pollsters, ... more

Wildlife

Opening Date: Thursday, 1 Nov 2018

Nova Exclusive! Paul Dano (There Will Be Blood, Little Miss Sunshine) makes his assured feature directorial debut with a drama ... more

Journey's End

Opening Date: Thursday, 8 Nov 2018

Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, it is the story of a group of British officers, led by ... more

Suspiria

Opening Date: Thursday, 8 Nov 2018

From master filmmaker Luca Guadagnino (Call Me By Your Name, I Am Love, A Bigger Splash) comes a reinterpretation of ... more

Monsieur Mayonnaise

Opening Date: Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018

Monsieur Mayonnaise is an artist’s epic adventure into the Mora family’s secret past. Philippe Mora investigates his father Georges’ clandestine ... more

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Opening Date: Thursday, 15 Nov 2018

Plunge once more into the magical wizarding world of J.K. Rowling with the exciting new instalment of the Fantastic Beasts ... more

Old Man and the Gun, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 15 Nov 2018

The Sundance Kid is hanging up his boots – but not before one last heist. Robert Redford starts in (so ... more

Shoplifters

Opening Date: Thursday, 15 Nov 2018

Winner: Palme d'Or, Cannes Film Festival 2018. From master Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda comes an uplifting tale of small-time criminals ... more

Children Act, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 22 Nov 2018

Emma Thompson gives one of the best performances of her career in a moving drama of a woman embroiled in ... more

I Used to Be Normal

Opening Date: Thursday, 22 Nov 2018

A surprising coming of age documentary following four women who have had their lives dramatically changed by their passion for ... more

Strange Colours

Opening Date: Thursday, 22 Nov 2018

Milena travels to a remote opal mining community to see her estranged, ill father. Lost and alone, she falls into ... 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: Bad Boy Bubby

Opening Date: Saturday, 24 Nov 2018

30th anniversary screening of Rolf de Heer's​ cult film plus Q&A with cast and crew. Confined to a two-room slum for ... 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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

Lean on Pete

Opening Date: Thursday, 29 Nov 2018

From the director of Weekend and 45 Years, Andrew Haigh, comes the moving tale of a boy who befriends a ... more

Puzzle

Opening Date: Thursday, 29 Nov 2018

Nova Exclusive! Kelly Macdonald gives a marvellously nuanced and understated performance as a housewife who discovers she has an unusual ... more

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Opening Date: Thursday, 6 Dec 2018

Melissa McCarthy stars in CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?, the true story of best-selling celebrity biographer (and friend to cats) ... more

Climax

Opening Date: Thursday, 6 Dec 2018

Nova Exclusive! From director Gaspar Noé (Irreversible; Enter the Void) comes a hypnotic, hallucinatory, and ultimately nightmarish depiction of a ... more

Coming Back Out Ball Movie, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 6 Dec 2018

Nova Exclusive! LGBTQIA+ seniors have been pioneers in many ways, beginning the fight for equality in an era when being ... more

Cold War

Opening Date: Wednesday, 26 Dec 2018

A critical and audience favourite at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, where it was awarded the Best Director prize, and ... more

Kusama: Infinity

Opening Date: Wednesday, 26 Dec 2018

Nova Exclusive! Now the top-selling female artist in the world, Yayoi Kusama overcame impossible odds to bring her radical artistic ... more

Hotel Mumbai

Opening Date: Thursday, 10 Jan 2019

In November 2008, a wave of devastating terrorist attacks throughout Mumbai catapulted the city into chaos. Frantic tourists fled to ... more

Guilty

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Jan 2019

A police officer (Jakob Cedergren) with a chequered past is assigned to dispatch duty, only to be drawn into a ... more

Everybody Knows

Opening Date: Thursday, 21 Feb 2019

From two-time Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi (A Separation, The Salesman), Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem star in a dark ‘whodunnit’ ... more

Exhibition on Screen: Cezanne

Opening Date: Saturday, 6 Oct 2018

Dedicated to the portrait work of Paul Cézanne, this exhibition opens in Paris before traveling to London and Washington. One can’t ... more

RSC: Merry Wives of Windsor, The

Opening Date: Saturday, 6 Oct 2018

Down on his luck in the suburbs, John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing ... more

Ideal Husband, An

Opening Date: Saturday, 13 Oct 2018

Filmed live at the Vaudeville Theatre, London. Staged by the Classic Spring Theatre Company Directed by Jonathan Church, this entertaining and ... more

Top Melbourne Chefs: Coskun Uysal

Opening Date: Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018

Every two months we pull out all stops for a night and invite one of our favourite chefs to run ... more

Met Opera: Aida

Opening Date: Saturday, 20 Oct 2018

Ethiopian Aida lives a life of slavery in Ancient Egypt, in this thirtieth anniversary production of Verdi’s legendary and heart-stopping ... more

Backtrack Boys

Opening Date: Thursday, 25 Oct 2018

Bernie Shakeshaft is the rule-breaking jackaroo who takes a chance on three boys on a direct path to juvie when ... more

Klimt & Schiele - Eros and Psyche

Opening Date: Saturday, 27 Oct 2018

Sandles, Dreams and obsessions in Vienne’s golden age! From Albertina, Belvedere, Kunsthistorisches and Leopold Museum. Featuring Lorenzo Richelmy Delves into the ... more

NT Live: King Lear

Opening Date: Saturday, 3 Nov 2018

★★★★★ ‘Ian McKellen reigns supreme in this triumphant production.’ (Daily Telegraph) Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily ... more

Boy Erased

Opening Date: Thursday, 8 Nov 2018

The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed ... more

Met Opera: Samson et Dalila

Opening Date: Saturday, 10 Nov 2018

Blessed with immense physical strength, Hebrew leader Samson is sworn to defend his people and his faith from the Philistines. ... more

Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Opening Date: Saturday, 24 Nov 2018

After being a Box Office sensation in the UK, EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE is the new hit musical for today. Jamie ... more

Met Opera: La Fanciulla del West

Opening Date: Saturday, 8 Dec 2018

Bar owner Minnie looks after a crew of rough miners while fending off the unwanted attention of the local sheriff. ... more

NT Live: Madness of King George

Opening Date: Saturday, 15 Dec 2018

Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast ... more

At Eternity's Gate

Opening Date: Thursday, 20 Dec 2018

A look at Vincent van Gogh's time in Arles. ... more

Met Opera: Marnie

Opening Date: Saturday, 9 Feb 2019

When a compulsive thief is caught red-handed and blackmailed into marriage, the strange new arrangement might hold the key to ... more

Met Opera: La traviata

Opening Date: Saturday, 9 Mar 2019

Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Verdi’s timeless tragedy La Traviata. Directed by Michael Mayer, this new production features a ... more

Colette

Opening Date: Thursday, 14 Mar 2019

Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her ... more

Peterloo

Opening Date: Thursday, 28 Mar 2019

The story of the 1819 Peterloo Massacre where British forces attacked a peaceful pro-democracy rally in Manchester. ... more

Met Opera: Adriana Lecouvreur

Opening Date: Saturday, 6 Apr 2019

For the first time at the Met, Anna Netrebko sings the title role of Adriana Lecouvreur, the great real-life 18th-century ... more

Red Joan

Opening Date: Thursday, 18 Apr 2019

The story of Joan Stanley, who was exposed as the KGB's longest-serving British spy. ... more

Met Opera: Carmen

Opening Date: Saturday, 4 May 2019

Don José loses everything to be with the capricious Carmen, with a fierceness that can only lead to catastrophe. ... more

Sometimes Always Never

Opening Date: Thursday, 16 May 2019

" A detective fantasy / family drama where a love of words helps a father reconnect with a missing son." ... more

Met Opera: La fille du régiment

Opening Date: Saturday, 1 Jun 2019

Marie, adopted daughter of the French army, falls deeply in love with a man who saves her life – a ... more

Met Opera: Die Walküre

Opening Date: Saturday, 29 Jun 2019

Featuring some of the most glorious music ever written, Die Walküre is an unmissable epic story of monsters, gods, and ... more

Met Opera: Dialogues des Carmélites

Opening Date: Saturday, 27 Jul 2019

Against the backdrop of the French Revolution, shy and insecure Blanche remains as a novice nun even as her family ... more

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