DIFF2017 Program Launch Party!

Thursday 24 August – put it in the diary! This year’s Darwin International Film Festival (DIFF) takes place from 14-24 September.


SPARK is a short film initiative that supports emerging filmmakers create new work that will premiere at the Darwin International Film Festival 2017.


Cinema 360 is a pop-up planetarium at the Darwin Waterfront Precinct created to showcase the world's best full dome cinema experiences in Darwin for the very first time. Only during DIFF 2017. Coming Soon!

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 14-24 September in 2017.


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Director’s Notes: The Hong Kong Hustle

By Tim Parish | June 28, 2017 | Comments Off on Director’s Notes: The Hong Kong Hustle

  I wake from deep sleep, to find a TV screen inches from my face. The screen is filled with nothing but clouds. A voice over the intercom informs me that these are Chinese clouds. As we bank to the left, I look out the window and see an island of skyscrapers bursting from the…

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