• The NTTFF is Back for 2019!

    The Norther Territory Travelling Film Festival is ON SALE NOW!

    Screening at Deckchair Cinema on the 11th May, the NTTFF brings the best of NT produced film to Darwin. The touring program will be visiting iconic locations and remote communities across the NT.

    For Deckchair Tickets click here! Or visit the NTTFF website for more info – nttravellingfilmfestival.com/

  • Flix in the Wet…

    Our Flix in the Wet Program is ON SALE NOW

    Flix in the wet is an eclectic program of films screened on Sunday afternoons between Jan 2oth and March 17th at Event Cinemas Casuarina. Deckchair Cinema reopens its gates on April 17th

  • SKIP the QUEUE!

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

    You’ll saunter down to the Box Office on the right 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).

  • DIFF looking for 2 new Programmers!

    The Darwin International Film Festival has 2 vacant positions for new programming committee members to help design an eclectic program of feature films for our 10th edition to take place between 12th and 22nd of September 2019.

    Applications close on 3 March.

  • Screen your Short film* at Deckchair Cinema!


    FREE Entry fee


    *For NT Shorts under 10 minutes

Deckchair Cinema is Darwin’s premier outdoor cinema

See what’s on and get your tickets here!

Deckchair Cinema screens films 7 nights a week from 18 April – 18 November 2018. The box office is open nightly from 6:00pm, with films starting promptly at the advertised time.

***Flix in the Wet runs from Jan 20 to March 24 at BCC Casuarina, check out what’s on here***

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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(M) 107M
2018, Michael Pearce, UK
24 Feb at BCC Casuarina


(M) 115M
2018, Lucrecia Martel, Argentina
24 Feb at BCC Casuarina

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

(M) 107M
2018, Marielle Heller, USA
3 Mar at BCC Casuarina

Too Much Info Clouding Over My Head

(CTC) 106M
2017, Vassilis Christofilakis, Greece
3 Mar at BCC Casuarina

Sorry to Bother You

(MA15+) 105M
2018, Boots Riley, USA
10 Mar at BCC Casuarina

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