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ECU Joondalup Pines

270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup WA 6027

08 6304 5888 or from 6.30pm nightly 0407 420 503

Enjoy the return of warm summer nights by watching the best of world cinema under the stars at the picturesque ECU Joondalup Pines. What better way to spend an evening than picnicking with friends before the sun sets and the silver screen lights up.

Door sales from 6.30pm Tuesday–Sunday. Picnickers are welcome from 6.30pm but must be seated by 8pm (7.30pm from 6 March 2017)

Please note the ECU Joondalup Pines is BYO only. There will not be any facilities on site to purchase alcohol.

Patrons will be able to purchase a selection of food, non-alcoholic beverages, coffee and ice cream from 6.30pm from the Snack Hut situated next to the venue. The Snack Hut is open Tuesday–Thursday. 

Slice of Italy is only open Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Patrons can pre order pizza by calling (08) 6304 2326.

View the Slice of Italy pizza menu here

View The Hut food and drinks menu here


There are no screenings, Christmas Day (Fri 25 Dec), or Good Friday (Fri 14 Apr).

There are no Monday screenings at ECU Joondalup Pines. ECU Joondalup Pines will also be closed on the following dates Fri 3 Mar and Fri 7 April due to events being held on campus.

Movies begin at 8pm (29 Nov 2016–5 March 2017), gates open at 6.30pm.
Movies begin at 7.30pm (7 March–10 April 2017), gates open at 6.30pm.

Showing at ECU Joondalup Pines –

29 Nov–4 Dec The Teacher
6–11 Dec Little Men
13–18 Dec The Rehearsal
20–24 Dec After the Storm
27 Dec–1 Jan Julieta
3–8 Jan The Red Turtle
10–15 Jan Paterson
17–22 Jan The Dancer
24–29 Jan Neruda
31 Jan–5 Feb Monsieur Chocolat
7–12 Feb Toni Erdmann
14–19 Feb Like Crazy
21–26 Feb Things to Come
28 Feb–5 Mar Personal Shopper
7–12 Mar Handsome Devil
14–19 Mar The King's Choice
21–26 Mar Lady Macbeth
28 Mar–2 Apr Graduation
4–6 and 8–9 Apr The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble
11–16 Apr The Salesman



Rain Policy

Films will usually go ahead in the event of rain. Any cancellations will be announced at 4.30pm on the day of screening. 
Please visit our Facebook and Twitter pages for the most up to date information, or click here.

Please note: PIAF will only make an announcement if a film has been cancelled. If no cancellation announcement has been made, the screening on that night will go ahead. 

Lost Property

For all lost property, call ECU on 13 43 28, between the hours of 9am–5pm or call the Box Office after 6.30pm on 0407 420 503

Access Information

The ECU Joondalup Pines is situated on a natural incline with the entry and box office at the base of the incline.

Patrons are recommended to park in car park 14 and follow the path toward the lake.

Patrons who park in car park 14 please note there is a very steep, paved pathway down the incline to the entry to the venue.

An alternative pathway leads across the top of the hill and curves down the other side of the venue where the incline is gentle.

The box office and main entry can be accessed via stairs or a large, gentle ramped pathway.

There is no audio loop available for performances in ECU Joondalup Pines.

Wheelchair seating is available on the side and rear of the auditorium.

Please speak to venue staff on arrival if you require assistance.

A universal access toilet is located at the rear of the box office in Edith Cowan House. Please ask venue staff to assist unlocking the toilet.

Pick up and set down is available in Car Park 14.

ECU has many car parks patrons can access. Please refer to all signage in the car park for payments and duration. The closest car park with access bays is Car Park 14 and 8. Car Park 14 Located off Cornell Parade 6 ACROD bays Car Park 8 Located off University Drive 2 ACROD bays


ECU has many car parks patrons can access. Please refer to all signage in the car park for payments and duration. The closest car park with access bays is Car Park 14 and 8

Car Park 14
Located of Cornell Parade
6 x ACROD bays

Car Park 8
Located off University Drive
2 x ACROD bays


We want to reduce waste and maximise recycling at ECU Joondalup Pines. Thinking of buying a coffee? Don't forget your Keep Cup. Bringing a picnic? Go for reusable over disposable containers every time. Whether you get snacks here or bring your own, at the end of the night please do the right thing, and put rubbish in the right bin! Bottles and cans, coffee cups, wine cups, ice cream tubs and pizza boxes all go in recycling and everything else into general waste. Thanks for playing your part to reduce waste at the ECU Joondalup Pines.

Please remember that ECU is a smoke-free campus


Joondalup is a public transport hub with many buses and trains. Bus routes from Perth to Joondalup include 401 and 402 to Stirling Station and 777, 886, 887 from Wellington Street Bus Station. The Joondalup CAT is a free, high-frequency service that operates around the Joondalup CBD and education facilities.

Transperth InfoLine: 13 62 13 
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