Buy your ticket online to skip the queue of people waiting to purchase tickets.

    You’ll saunter down to the Box Office on the right aisle where our staff will scan your barcode or enter your booking number and you go straight in!

    Please note, on very busy nights, the majority of patrons will have pre-purchased tickets. This may result in a queue at the Box Office as we scan pre-purchased tickets.

  • DeeBee Catering

    Every Monday and Saturday Denise brings her home style cooking

    Expect delicious mousakka, lasagne and ever changing food matched to the movies!


  • Hanumans

    Every Wednesday and Friday Hanumans bring their Asian/Indian fusion food!

    Expect unforgettable curries and delicious noodles from this award winning restaurant


  • Flavours of Damascus

    Every Tuesday and Thursday Nadeem brings his signature cuisine

    Expect delicious falafels, kebabs and an ever changing assortment of middle eastern deliciousness!


  • See your short film on the big screen!

    Successful submissions are played on the big screen and receive $150 to go towards your next project.

    *For NT Shorts under 10 minutes

Deckchair Cinema is Darwin’s premier outdoor cinema

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Deckchair Cinema screens films 7 nights a week from 10 April – 17 November 2019. The box office is open nightly from 6:00pm, with films starting promptly at the advertised time.

Deckchair Cinema is operated by the not-for-profit Darwin Film Society. The DFS programs an eclectic mix of films, putting out four seven-week programs per year (along with Flix in the Wet while the cinema is closed over Cyclone Season). Check out the current program.

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Now Showing

Late Night

(M) 102M
2019, Nisha Ganatra,, USA
23 Sep at Deckchair Cinema

An Unexpected Love

(M) 129M
2019, Juan Vera, Argentina
24 Sep at Deckchair Cinema


(M) 85M
2019, Yen Tan, USA
25 Sep at Deckchair Cinema

Amazing Grace

(G) 88M
2019, Alan Elliott, Sydney Pollack, USA
26 Sep at Deckchair Cinema

Over the Fence Comedy Film Festival with live local standup from 7pm

(MA15+) 120M
2019, Multiple, Multiple
27 Sep at Deckchair Cinema

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This year’s Darwin Film Society AGM is scheduled for 5:30pm, on Saturday 18 May. All current DFS Members are welcome to attend. Attending the...

New Catering Extension at Deckchair Cinema - Thank you Community Benefit Fund!

Have you had dinner down here recently? There were some changes to the cinema over the Wet Season with a new extension completed to improve the...

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