Doineann

| Doineann | Opening Night Film

Tomás (Peter Coonan) is a successful television producer specializing in investigative journalism that over the years has made many enemies …

Rosie and Frank

| Rósie and Frank | Closing Film

It’s been two years since Róise lost her husband Frank. Isolated in grief she has cut herself off from family …

Aliquippa, PA

Aliquippa PA

The story of how the community of one small American city has survived economic devastation. How Maria Rubino and her …

Bicycle Thieves: Pumped Up

Bicycle Thieves: Pumped UP

Mags (Roxanna Nic Liam) is a hot-headed pizza delivery cyclist who reckons herself to be entirely self-sufficient, but is barely …

Blarney

Blarney

The 1938 comedy classic features much-loved Irish actor Jimmy O’Dea as a hapless cough-medicine salesman working along the Irish Border. He runs into trouble …

Gateway

Gateway

Mike, a low level drug dealer, is haunted by a recent death. Unable to shake his waking nightmare Mike’s business …

Hillwalkers

Hillwalkers

For five city friends, a day out hiking for charity in the Irish countryside of Glenkill takes a turn for …

Keep It A Secret

In 1972, every international sporting event in Ireland was cancelled, except for one. Teams from around the world were terrified …

One Upon a Time in Ireland

Once Upon A Time In Ireland

Set in 1922 Civil War Ireland a band of Republican IRA idealists are under siege in a tidal cave carved …

Redemption of a Rogue

Redemption Of A Rogue

A bible, black comedy about a prodigal son returning to his hometown to seek salvation for his sins. Jimmy is …

Memory of Mariga

Short Docs A : Stories to Remember

From the founding of the Irish Georgian Society by Mariga and Desmond Guinness in 1958 to a David vs Goliath …

System

Short Docs B : Living Life

Five fascinating films that look at life’s ever changing situations with honesty and perspective as people navigate Direct Provisions, Covid-19, …

Outside In

Shorts 1 : Documentaries

These true stories recount memories of another time to dreams of happier ones to come, lives lived to the fullest …

Shadowed Reflections

Shorts 2 : Twists and Turns

Life has a habit of going one way when we were planning on going the other and the results can …

Shorts 3 : Family Time

Finding the wee folk, a lost pig, what’s inside a mysterious gift or a chance to read the “prayers of …

Shorts 4 : Speak Up

Faced with situations that seem insurmountable these stories are filled with people that have decided to say what they want …

An Irish Goodbye

Shorts A : Family First

As the saying goes “you can pick your friends, but not your family” but that doesn’t stop a few of …

Tea

Shorts B : Let’s Talk About It!

What did you say? A selection of films that have a lot to say about communicating with others and self-respect …

Shorts C : Change of Plans

What happens when your entire world is turned totally upside down? What will you do? Who can you trust? Can …

Momento Mori

Shorts D : Reflections

The past seemed so clear, the future quite murky, as decisions are pondered and ultimately made, but at what cost …

Shorts E : Tiny Lessons, Mighty Voices

Whether it’s a new record, a new home or a new marketing plan these kids know what they want and …

The Ghost Dog

Shorts: Dublin Animation A

The Chicago Irish Film Festival delighted to be partnering with Dublin Animation Film Festival for a special program of family …

The Pursuit

Shorts: Dublin Animation B

The Chicago Irish Film Festival delighted to be partnering with Dublin Animation Film Festival for a special program of thought …

The Blue Shroud

The Blue Shroud

This intriguing documentary is based on three historical events: the 1937 bombing of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War (the …

The Maltese Connection

The Maltese Connection

When female British agent Aureille is sent to Ireland to investigate the robbery of bearer bonds by Rory Baker, a …

The Quay Co-Op

The Quay Co-Op

The Quay Co-op tells the story of a well-known building on Sullivan’s Quay in Cork whose interiors have charted the …

Where the Merrows Roam

Where the Merrows Roam

An entirely dialogue-free, experimental feature film following two separate stories across six distinct chapters. A nonlinear collage of reminiscences tracing …