The Program


We have put together 10 gems from 10 editions of DIFF, starting with our 2010 Opening Night Film "Exit through the Gift Shop".

Fresh and Local

DIFF is excited to bring you 3 original productions made in the NT and completed this year,  for the first time on a big screen! 

Mad Cuts

Mad Cuts: Australian on the edge.
A 40-year retrospective of Australians pushed to the edges of societal madness and despair.

Special Events

Opening & Closing night, Foldback Mag BBQ Sessions.

Different pricing may apply. 

Main Sesh

Include a DIFF Sunsets Ft. local performers and a film.

Gates opening at 6 pm

Late Sesh

Top movies, slashed prices.

Grab some cheap tix to our late sessions.


DIFF Sunsets Ft.

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.

Dining at the Deckie

Each night of the festival, some of the best local chefs bring you flavours from around the world. Enjoy live music from the dining deck or dine picnic-style on the grassed area while enjoying the stunning sunset views.


Deckchair Cinema

Jervois Road, Darwin waterfront.
Gates open night at 6 pm unless advised otherwise.
Dinner available each night from 6 pm

Mad Snake Cafe

Please note new location: 
28 Austin Lane

About MAD CUTS screenings:
Arrive from 5 pm
Dinner Available
Booking Essential.