Filmmaker and Event Screenings

Meet the people behind new films showing at Cinema Nova. Get an early look at some of the most anticipated titles of the year at our advance screenings. Join us for special events that celebrate films in a whole new way. If you love movies, we'll be seeing you soon at Nova.

Disaster Artist, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 30 Nov 2017

GREG SESTERO live at the Melbourne premiere of THE DISASTER ARTIST, Tuesday November 21 - 6.45pm. Join author and star of The Room, Greg Sestero, when he comes to Melbourne to present THE DISASTER ARTIST. Come dressed in your tuxedo or red dress, ticket includes a piccolo of sparkling wine ... more

Nov 21st, 2017


Opening Date: Thursday, 9 Nov 2017

Advance Screening - Friday November 3 at 6.30pm Tickets only $11.50 and on sale below In the summer of 1967, Detroit’s African American population was at the mercy of a corrupt and racist white police force; discrimination impacted every aspect of their lives. The community was at breaking point, and a police ... more

Nov 3rd, 2017

Neon Spectrum, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 30 Nov 2017

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Join the cast and crew for an in-cinema discussion following a screening of THE NEON SPECTRUM! Hosted by Stephen A Russell. Tuesday 28 November, 6.30pm. Tickets on sale now! Indie Melbourne filmmaker Lee Galea (winner - Best Film at the 2013 Melbourne Queer Film Festival for Monster ... more

Nov 28th, 2017

Dogs in Space

Opening Date: Sunday, 19 Nov 2017

UPDATE: Richard Lowenstein is no longer able to attend this screening, we hope to add another special guest to introduce the screening. Tickets include admission to the Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy, at the Heide Museum of Modern Art! On sale now. DOGS IN SPACE is an iconic 1986 ... more

Nov 19th, 2017

Voyage of the Southern Sun

Opening Date: Sunday, 29 Oct 2017

National Screening Day: Sunday 29 October, 11.00am. Tickets on sale now! *Share of proceeds go to Australian Geographic Society and Screens without Borders. Australian Geographic’s 2016 Adventurer of the Year, Michael Smith, discovered the delights and perils of true adventure in a solo circumnavigation in his tiny amphibious flying boat, Southern ... more

Oct 29th, 2017

Join us for an exclusive Q&A with writer/director/star Saara Lamberg with moderator Dee McLachlan. Friday October 20 - 6.45pm. Tickets on sale below. Please note, this event features some nudity with life models in cinema. A mysterious young woman travels to the opposite side of the world to try and ... more

Oct 24th, 2017

Three Summers

Opening Date: Thursday, 2 Nov 2017

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Internationally renowned writer, director and comedian Ben Elton discusses his new ensemble comedy THREE SUMMERS, following an advance screening. Sunday 22 October at 3.30pm. Tickets on sale below! From writer/director Ben Elton comes THREE SUMMERS, an ensemble comedy that embraces the diversity of modern Australia. At a summer ... more

Oct 22nd, 2017

Bad Genius

Opening Date: Thursday, 2 Nov 2017

ADVANCE SCREENING - TICKETS ONLY $10 Wednesday November 1 – 6.45pm - on sale below An edge-of-your seat heist-thriller inspired by true events, BAD GENIUS is a story about a brilliant teen prodigy, her friends, and their mission to cheat in order to turn exam papers into millions Lynn (Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying), a genius ... more

Nov 1st, 2017

Louis Theroux: Heroin Town

Opening Date: Friday, 17 Nov 2017

For the first time in cinemas, comes an exclusive premiere event. Featuring a world exclusive pre-recorded interview with the man himself, Louis Theroux. Louis Theroux: Heroin Town is an in-depth look at a community caught in the vice-like grip of heroin addiction. America's love affair with prescription painkillers has led ... more

Nov 17th, 2017