• First DIFF Film Announced!

    David Gulpilil’s ANOTHER COUNTRY

    The final chapter in the Country suite - Another Country - is set to screen at Deckchair Cinema during the Darwin International Film Festival 2015!

    Selected for the DIFF program after the ongoing praise and demand for Rolf de Heer’s Charlie’s Country, and Molly Reynolds Still Our Country – Reflections on a Culture (screened at DIFF 2014).

    Date of screening in the Festival (between 16 and 23 September) to be announced soon. Pre-sale DIFF tickets will be available for purchase from Saturday 29 August.

  • DIFF 2015

    16-23 September 2015

    Deckchair Cinema will once again host nightly screenings during the Darwin International Film Festival from 16-23 September 2015.

    Join fellow filmic folk each night before the movies for good vibes and entertainment!

    Stay tuned for the program in late August for all the details…

  • Written by Mrs Bach

    Performance, film & Q&A this August

    The Australian premiere of this controversial documentary exploring claims made by Professor Martin Jarvis OAM PhD that Bach’s Cello Suites were written by his second wife, Anna Magdalena.

    This documentary event includes a classical music performance by Darwin musicians, and will followed by a Q&A with Professor Martin Jarvis OAM PhD and other guests. Gates open at 6.30pm, for a 7.30pm start.

  • Delish delights at Deckie

    Food every night

    Hanuman - Friday and Wednesday

    Incredible India - Saturday and Monday

    DeeBee Catering* - Sunday and Tuesday
    * NEW CATERER for 2015

    Thursdays – fundraiser feed e.g. BBQ and salad

    Remember our caterers operate their own businesses and so are CASH ONLY.

  • Ocean Film Festival

    Wednesday 19 August

    Designed to mesmerise and enthral, the Ocean Film Festival Australia showcases more than two hours of sublime footage taken above and below the water’s surface.

    The Ocean Film Festival Australia is committed to conserving our oceans: $1 of every ticket sold is donated to either Project Aware or the Australian Marine Conservation Society, to support them in their crucial work conserving our oceans.

  • SKIP the QUEUE!

    Buy your ticket online to skip any waiting queue on the right aisle.

    You’ll saunter down to the Box Office on the left aisle where our staff will scan your bar/QRcode, or enter your booking number, and you go straight in!

    No waiting around. So you can enjoy the  sunset sooner, a drink or some food, and of course reserve your seat for the movie.

    Don’t wait, book online now (same price as Box Office ticket).


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We screen films every night of the week from our opening until Sunday 15 November. Check out the Program here, and we’ll see you at the movies!

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First DIFF Film Announced: ANOTHER COUNTRY

Selected for the DIFF program following ongoing praise and demand for Rolf de Heer’s Charlie’s Country, and Molly Reynolds Still Our Country...


Please note, the following sessions have sold out: LAST CAB TO DARWIN - Cast and Crew Screening - Monday 20 July Other sessions selling fast...

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