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. 

Melbourne's OG TWILIGHT SAGA movie marathon returns (again) due to enormous popular demand! ... more

Jun 8th, 2024

An adventurous exposé on the more-than-human world, offering a physical and spiritual odyssey to better understand our place in Nature. ... more

Apr 20th, 2024

The Way, My Way

Opening Date: Sunday, 21 Apr 2024

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Sunday 21 April at 7pm. Join us for a very special event screening of THE WAY, MY WAY with a post-film Q&A with Bill Bennett (Writer / Director / Producer), Johnnie Walker Santiago (Legend of the Camino), Jennifer Cluff (Producer / Ac ... more

Apr 21st, 2024

What about Sal

Opening Date: Wednesday, 24 Apr 2024

When his mother is diagnosed with a terminal illness, Sal attempts to find the father he has never known. ... more

Apr 24th, 2024

Fifth Element, The

Opening Date: Sunday, 5 May 2024

Super green! Luc Besson's visually spectacular intergalactic adventure THE FIFTH ELEMENT returns to Cinema Nova for a five-star fifth of the fifth screening event. Since its debut in 1997 THE FIFTH ELEMENT has gone on to become a cult favourite thanks to ... more

May 5th, 2024

Housekeeping for Beginners

Opening Date: Thursday, 9 May 2024

From acclaimed filmmaker Goran Stolevski (Of An Age) comes a moving story exploring the universal truths of family - both the ones we're born into and the ones we find for ourselves. Despite never wanting to be a mother, circumstances force Dita to raise ... more

Apr 26th, 2024

Showgirls - Interactive Goddess Edition

Opening Date: Friday, 17 May 2024

INTERACTIVE GODDESS EDITION SCREENING! Join us at Cinema Nova on Friday May 17 for an audience-interactive screening of critically derided ... more

May 17th, 2024

Things Will Be Different

Opening Date: Sunday, 19 May 2024

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Sunday May 19, 6.00pm. Join director Lucie McMahon, Gabrielle Di Vietri from the Victorian Greens, and Jordan van den Berg from Shit Rentals for a post-film Q&A. Things Will Be Different documents two neighbours’ experiences of displa ... more

May 19th, 2024

Portrait of Love, A

Opening Date: Tuesday, 11 Jun 2024

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Tuesday June 11, 6.45pm. Join filmmaker Molly Reynolds for a post-film Q&A. “We were the best for each other”...Roberto. For over twenty years, Archibald Prize-winning artist Craig Ruddy and his partner Roberto Meza Mont filmed their ... more

Jun 11th, 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
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