The 23rd Chicago Irish Film Festival | Mar. 3–13

Watch our festival on the big screen or from the comfort of your home!

This year, as a hybrid festival you can join us at our wonderful screening venues for four days and nights enjoying films on the big screen with friends and family as we celebrate Irish films and filmmakers! You can also enjoy the festival online! We will be bringing much of the festival program to our Elevent platform so all you need to bring is the popcorn!

Festival Highlights

Opening Night

Doineann — Midwest Premier

March 3, 2022 | Theatre on the Lake

A suspenseful Irish language thriller set on a remote island off the north-west coast of Ireland! Starring Peter Coonan (Love/Hate) and Bríd Brennan (Hope Street).

An Irish Classic


March 6, 2022 | Theatre on the Lake

A 1938 comedy classic starring the much loved Irish actors Jimmy O’Dea and Noel Purcell recently restored by the Irish Film Institute.

Closing Night

Rosie and Frank
Roise & Frank — Midwest Premier

March 6, 2022 | Theatre on the Lake

Can Roise’s new found dog really be the reincarnation of her hurling loving husband? Maybe, maybe not! Starring Bríd Ní Neachtain (Dominion Creek) Lorcan Cranitch (Bloodlands).