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. 

Shit: Three Women, One Dreadful Crime

Opening Date: Friday, 15 Dec 2023

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Friday December 15, 7.00pm. Join us for a post-film Q&A with directors Susie Dee and Trudy Hellier and screenwriter Patricia Cornelius. Over one long night of incarceration in a holding cell, Billy, Bobby and Sam reveal their stories, ... more

Dec 15th, 2023

One Life

Opening Date: Tuesday, 26 Dec 2023

MATINEE FILM CLUB: Thursday December 14,10.30am. Join your host Jan Epstein for morning tea and a post-movie chat after a screening of British bio-drama ONE LIFE, starring Anthony Hopkins. The inspiring true story of Sir Nicholas ‘Nicky’ Winton (Anthony ... more

Dec 14th, 2023

All of Us Strangers

Opening Date: Thursday, 18 Jan 2024

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Friday December 15, 7.30pm. Join director Andrew Haigh for a post-film virtual Q&A. ... more

Dec 15th, 2023


Opening Date: Wednesday, 31 Jan 2024

Pet Shop Boys bring their critically-acclaimed greatest hits tour, Dreamworld, to movie theatres worldwide for two nights only! Captured live ... more

Jan 31st, 2024

Gift That Gives, The

Opening Date: Saturday, 3 Feb 2024

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Saturday February 3, 6pm. Join writer-director Joy Hopwood and stars Takaya Honda and HaiHa Le for a post-film Q&A moderated by Australian writer Alice Pung. Written and directed by Joy Hopwood, THE GIFT THAT GIVES follows the stor ... more

Feb 3rd, 2024

Force of Nature: The Dry 2

Opening Date: Thursday, 8 Feb 2024

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Saturday February 3, 5pm. Eric Bana and director Rob Connolly reunite for the follow up to their acclaimed mystery-drama The Dry, FORCE OF NATURE. Eric and Rob will be joined by author Jane Harper for a live Q&A after an early screenin ... more

Feb 3rd, 2024

Road to Patagonia, The

Opening Date: Friday, 15 Mar 2024

THE ROAD TO PATAGONIA is a stunning, intimate, and unflinching series of love letters within a documentary – firstly a love between two people, and secondly between humanity and the Earth. ... more

Mar 15th, 2024
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