DIFF Sunsets Featuring

In a year where unity means everything, we’ve teamed  up with Territory performers to share the spotlight and present you DIFF Sunsets Featuring – a full program of live entertainment paired with each Main Sesh screening.
Emcille pic by Duane Preston
Kuya James pic by Rachel Rachel

KUYA JAMES X EMCILLE

Opening NightOpening Night
Friday 18 September from 6:30 pm

60 mins | followed by EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP (M)

Emcille (M-SIL) is a Filipino rapper / dancer / singer / musician and story teller from Negros, Occidental, Philippines. She speaks Visayan, English and Tagalog.
Emcille now calls Darwin, Australia home and is an advocate for women’s and children’s rights. When she’s not writing or performing she supports students to develop literacy and numeracy skills and is heavily involved in her local community. She is an integral part of ARIA nominated producer / DJ - Kuya James’ live show that will debut at the 2020 Darwin Festival, she also features on his debut album “ISA” and will be working with him on a solo EP that will drop in 2021.

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Pic by Caiti Baker

SERINA PECH

Saturday 19 September from 6:30 pm

60 mins | followed by THE ILLUSIONIST (PG)

Serina has been writing beautiful music since she was 12. Her music has grown with her in the isolation of Northern Australia she has developed a unique sound. 

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FOLDBACK MAGAZINE'S BBQ SESSIONS #1

Special event
Sunday 20 September from 5:30 pm

120 mins | followed by MYSTERY ROAD (M)

Foldback are dishing up a sizzling assortment of Territory music served in a slice of the best in Top End comedy. Featuring Dave  Garnham & the Reasons To Live, Stevie Jean, Danielle Andrews & Amy Heatherington.

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ERIC AVERY

Monday 21 September from 6:30 pm

60 mins | followed by STILL OUR COUNTRY (E)

Eric Avery is a Ngiyampaa, Yuin,  Bandjalang and Gumbangirr  artist. As part of his practice Eric  plays the violin, dances and  composes music.

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LENA KELLY

Tuesday 22 September from 6:30 pm

60 mins | followed by THE WOLFPACK (R)

A keen singer/songwriter of Larrakia descent, Lena Kellie began composing music and performing from a young age, before completing a bachelor’s degree in Contemporary Music at the Australian Institute of Music. Now back on Country she is composing her own music and mentoring other young women.

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ALICE COTTON

Wednesday 23 September from 6:30 pm

60 mins | followed by TASTE OF THE TERRITORY (PG)

Alice Cotton’s songwriting has been compared to Australian artists 'Paul Kelly and Stella Donnelly… you're hit with the depth and breadth of her storytelling' (Nkechi Anele, triple j).

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KAOTIK

Thursday 24 September from 6:30 pm

60 mins | followed by JUNCTION 48 (UC15)

Kyle Doevendans AKA Kaotik is a 29-year-old MC from Darwin. He’s been a part of the NT Hip Hop scene for well over 10 years. He’s worked on & released various projects, such as “The Darwin Theories” EP, The Darwin Evolution, “Word Em Up” & appeared in the NT Hip Hop Doco #1, & is a battle mc, with battles in Darwin & interstate leagues, such as “Bring it on NT”, “Real Talk” & “Don’t Flop AUS”. He’s also opened for big name acts such as Ice Cube, Bone Thugs & Harmony, Bliss n Eso (Bass in The Grass 2009), Mr Grevis, Tornts, Seth Sentry, Nelly, Drapht & organised many local events over the years.

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SEPTENTRIONES

Friday 25 September from 6:30 pm

60 mins | followed by THE KNEELING DEVIL - LIVE SCORE (UC15)

Septentriōnēs is the pseudonym of local composer and musician Edward Williams, focusing on solo guitar improvisation and textural electronics - the work draws from contemporary classical, jazz fusion, minimal and drone music in a performance of slowly evolving modulations

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Pic by Elliot Highues

JOCELYN TRIBE

Saturday 26 September from 6:30 pm

60 mins | followed by RAMEN SHOP (MA15+)

Join Indonesian-Australian artist Jocelyn Tribe as she bathes the dry season airwaves in elements of house music, jungle and hip hop on the decks. Jocelyn is interested in what it is to be a mixed raced creative in modern times challenging current societal structures that are built to separate us by bringing to light the fundamentals of what connects and unites us.

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FOLDBACK MAGAZINE'S BBQ SESSIONS #2

Closing Night
Sunday 27 September from 5:30 pm

60 mins | followed by LOOKY LOOKY HERE COMES COOKY (CTC)

Foldback are dishing up a sizzling assortment of Territory music served in a slice of the best in Top End comedy. Featuring East Journey, Rachel Rachel, Danielle Andrews & Amy Heatherington.

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