Words with Gods

Words with Gods

Words with Gods is a strikingly shot anthology film directed by nine internationally acclaimed directors, tackling questions of faith and spirituality across the world.

The Matrix

THE MATRIX exists as a Virtual Reality Cinema, a pop-up venue during DIFF 2016. At the venue, Darwin audiences will be able to experience…

SILENCIO WITH SOUNDTRAK (LIVE)

SILENCIO draws a timeline: from the very birth of experimental motion pictures – the first animation – through to the most current technologies. This performance will explore over 100 years of painstaking…

DIFF FILM SCHOOL

As part of DIFF’s commitment to fostering the local film industry, our hands-on workshops will include guest filmmaker talks, masterclasses…

Welcome to DIFF

Taking place in the last month of Darwin’s heavenly dry season, the Darwin International Film Festival (DIFF) is an annual program of films and special events over 11 luscious Top End nights, from 15-25 September in 2016.

Films

Special Events

Silencio with Soundtrak (live)

SILENCIO draws a timeline: from the very birth of experimental motion pictures – the first animation – through to the most current technologies. This performance will explore over 100 years of painstaking…

Capricornia Film Awards

The CAPRICORNIA FILM AWARDS is a new initiative of the Darwin International Film Festival to celebrate and showcase outstanding film, television and video productions from the Northern Territory screen industry.

Darwin Underground Film Festival

The DARWIN UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL (DUFF) is a breakaway satellite event where you can kick back and enjoy an eclectic selection of films from the finalists of the 2016 Capricornia Film Awards.

Animatic

Award-winning animations from across the world feature in this carefully curated collection of shorts. Don’t miss the chance to see this year’s Academy Award-winning short Bear Story on the big screen…

ReelOzInd! Film Festival

ReelOzInd! is the first short film competition to bring Australian and Indonesian filmmakers together to share their work and stories in the same forum. Though we are close neighbours…

Family Matinee Sessions

See two exceptional films for family sessions during DIFF. Head on down to Event Cinemas Casuarina at 1pm…

Beyond the Big Screen

VTER

A three day showcase of innovative research from across the Top End, featuring over twenty fascinating and thought-provoking research projects…

The Matrix

THE MATRIX exists as a Virtual Reality Cinema, a pop-up venue during DIFF 2016. At the venue, Darwin audiences will be able to experience…

Global Currents

Global Currents is a special outdoor projection event that will fill the lawns of the Darwin Waterfront Precinct with site-specific projection mapping…

Zero Point

Zero Point explores the relationship between comics, storyboard art and animation, featuring the work of Darwin artist Jonathon Saunders…

Diff Film School

As part of DIFF’s commitment to fostering the local film industry, our hands-on workshops will include guest filmmaker talks, masterclasses…

NT Screen Industry Summit

Bringing together experienced producers, showcasing recent productions and providing a platform for emerging producers…