Travelling Film Festival Darwin

The TFF is returning to Darwin, Thursday 8 - Sunday 11 February 2018.

The Travelling Film Festival has been bringing the best on screen to regional Australia since David Stratton founded it in 1974.

Showcasing a curated program of award-winning titles from around the world, fresh from their screenings at the Sydney Film Festival in June, we hope the festival will continue to delight and entertain Darwin audiences!



BCC Darwin City Cinemas
Cnr Mitchell & Briggs Streets
Darwin NT 0800
PH: (08) 8981 5999



See full TFF program below or download the PDF here.

Select a film below or purchase a 5-Film Flexipass or a 9-Film Subscription.

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The Travelling Film Festival acknowledges the financial assistance of Screen Australia and the Northern Territory Government through Screen Territory.


Faces Places - Thursday 8 February 7pm

Iconic filmmaker Agnès Varda, who is now in her 80s, and the renowned photographer and muralist JR team up to capture the spirit of rural France through their art.

Final Portrait - Friday 9 February 6.30pm

Geoffrey Rush is outstanding as the artist Alberto Giacometti in this amusing comedy about his efforts to paint a portrait of an old friend, played by Armie Hammer.

Happy End - Friday 9 February 8.30pm

Master Austrian director Michael Haneke has won the Cannes Palme d'Or with his last two films, The White Ribbon (2009) and Amour (2012). His latest, Happy End was also in competition at Cannes.

Sami Blood - Saturday 10 February 2pm

The moving story of a reindeer-herding Sámi girl who severs ties with her family and her culture. An award-winner and hit at the Toronto, Sundance and Venice Film Festivals.

Call Me By Your Name - Saturday 10 February 5pm

The sumptuous new romance by Luca Guadagnino (I Am Love, SFF 2010) is a sensual story of first love set in the Italian countryside.

The Florida Project - Saturday 10 February 8pm

Summertime in a luridly coloured Florida down-at-heel motel. Mischievious six-year-old, Moonee, and her wonderfully rag-tag group of friends are living in the shadows of Disney World.

Loving Vincent - Sunday 11 February 1pm

Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film, bringing together the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story.

A Fantastic Woman - Sunday 11 February 3.30pm

The exquisite tale of a transgender woman mourning her lost lover from red-hot Chilean filmmaker Sebastián Lelio (Gloria, SFF 2013).

On Body and Soul - Sunday 11 February 6.30pm

Winner of the Sydney Film Prize, On Body and Soul is about the unconventional romance between two co-workers who discover that each night they have exactly the same dreams.