• Catering E.O.I.’s open for 2020

    We’re open to expressions of interest to cater at Deckchair Cinema during the 2020 season

    Click here find out more

  • Deckchair Photo Competition


    Do you have interesting photos of the Deckchair!


    Great prizes to win!


    More info available here

  • SKIP the QUEUE!

    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

See what’s on and get your tickets here!

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

In My Blood It Runs: DIFF Audience Choice Winner

(PG) 84M
2019, Maya Newell, Australia
16 Nov at Deckchair Cinema

The Dead Don't Die

(CTC) 103M
2019, Jim Jarmusch, USA
16 Nov at Deckchair Cinema

Apocalypse Now : Final Cut - Closing Night 2019

(MA15+) 183M
1979, Francis Ford Coppola, USA
17 Nov at Deckchair Cinema

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