Chicago Irish Film Festival

March 4–8, 2021 

Films from the Land of Storytelling

2021 Festival

Trailer and Welcome Remarks
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Whether you like to watch with popcorn and soda, ice cream and pretzels, nachos and beer, or wine and chocolate we truly hope you enjoy every minute of this year’s fest.

Join us for the 2021 Chicago Irish Film Festival


Choose from 6 types of passes. Save 10% until February 28.


Purchase tickets for individual films & programs.

Virtual Festival

This year’s festival is fully online. Here’s all you need to know.

Programs with Our Partners


A program curated by the Dublin Animation Film Festival for children 8 & up.

the Industry

Meet Ireland’s newest distribution company, the Green Ray Film Agency and its founders.

Playback X DIFF : Irish Hip Hop + R&B

Amazing program from the Dublin International Film Festival of contemporary music videos.

Patricia Treacy Special Performance

Sunday, March 7th

Patricia Treacy is Ireland’s most versatile virtuoso violinist sharing a special performance with CIFF2021!

When: Sunday, March 7 at Noon until festival ends. Tickets are FREE : Please consider a donation

One City Films

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We’d love to see your tweets, posts or tags as you experience this years virtual fest! Let’s fest together! Please use these hashtags: 
#ChicagoIrishFF, #CIFF2021, #CultureIreland, #GlobalIrish

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2021 Festival Program


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