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Deckchair Cinema early sessions (7pm) Deckchair & Waterfront late sessions Deckchair Cinema Opening Night Cinemart Live Cinema Experiences



$15 $25 $40


$15 $11 $20 $35

DFS Member

$13 $10 $15 $30


$10 $7 $12 $25


$45 $34 $55 -



5-Film Pass 10-Film Pass Full Access Industry Pass
Adult $75 $140 $200 Industry pass info
Concession* $55 $100 $150 - Click here -
DFS Member $50 $90 $130  


Concession offered to: Full-time Australian students, Australian Seniors, Defense community, Healthcare card holders, Darwin Festival Friends

Children: 5-15 years old (FREE under 5)

Terms and Conditions:  Booking exchange is possible under certain conditions. See full Terms of Sales here.

Darwin Festival - Friends of the Festival Offer

In 2022 Darwin Festival friends can access concession tickets to the Darwin Internatioal Film Festival! You can book concession tickets online or at the box office, you'll just need proof of your friends status handy when you come to the screenings (can simply be the sign up email on your phone)

Deluxe Catered Seating at the Sundown Screen, Darwin Waterfront

Each night a different restaurant is brivnging a set menu to the Deluxe Seating at the Darwin Waterfront. To book the Deluxe Catered Seating head over to

Box Office

Deckchair Cinema: Weekdays - 10am - 7pm,  Weekends - 5.45pm - 7pm

Sundown Screen: 5.30pm - 9pm, 16 - 25 September



Deckchair Cinema

Jervois Road, Darwin Waterfront. Enjoy beautiful harbour views and delicious food & drink at Darwin's iconic outdoor cinema. Open nightly from 5.45pm for the 7pm session or, if you are attending the late session, 15 minutes before the session start time. Tickets and passes can be collected from Dekcchair Cinema 

Darwin Ski Club

Is this the best sunset in Darwin? The Darwin Ski Club is hosting the Cinemart Live Music and Film events during DIFF. Enjoy the laid back territory lifestyle in this iconic beach club before the music begins.

Sundown Screen at the Darwin Waterfront

Inspired by the iconic Deckchair Cinema, the Sundown Screen is a massive screen being installed for the festival on the Peninsula Lawns at Darwin Waterfront. Each night there is a free 7pm session, followed by a paid 'silent disco'style late session. The box office will be open from 5.30pm from the 16th September, please not passes will be ready to collect from Deckchair Cinema so wont be availalble from the sundown screen.

Charles Darwin  University, Darwin Waterfront

Proud sponsors Charles Darwin University are hosting the Northern Territory Screen Summit in 2022 on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September. Industry practitioners can apply for an industry pass here.

Event Cinemas, Palmerston

Home to the mighty V-Maxx screen, Event Cinemas will be giving some of the terriotry's most successful productions the bigf screen treatment. Free to attend, we recommend booking a seat through the DIFF website.