Irish American Movie Hooley 2018

September 28 - 30

The Gene Siskel Film Center and Hibernian Transmedia invite you to whoop it up Irish-style with our 4th Annual Irish American Movie Hooley. The hooley is just another name for a good shindig, and, with filmmakers present for discussion at all screenings, stimulating conversation and lively debate are guaranteed as we present three films celebrating the passion, humor, and swagger of the Irish diaspora. The Emerald Loop Bar and Grill hosts our opening night party on Friday, September 28.

Barbara Scharres, Director of Programming


The Gene Siskel Film Center thanks: Mike Houlihan and Hibernian Transmedia, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting Irish American culture; lead sponsor Slane Irish Whiskey; and supporting sponsors including the Emerald Loop Bar and Grill, The Hilton Chicago, Kitty O'Shea's, and McCann's Irish Oatmeal.

IRISH AMERICAN MOVIE HOOLEY TRIPLE-BILL DISCOUNT! Buy a ticket at our regular prices for the Friday Movie Hooley film and get tickets for Saturday and Sunday at the discounted rate with proof of your original purchase: General Admission $7; Students $5; Members $4. (This discount applies to the second and third feature only. Discount available in person at the box office only.)

Sean Hartofilis in person!

Covadonga

2017, Sean Hartofilis, USA, 71 min. With Sean Hartofilis, Lindsey Dumont.

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Showtimes:

  • Fri, Sep 28th 8:15pm

Chicago premiere! Mark O'Connor in person!

Cardboard Gangsters

2017, Mark O'Connor, Ireland, 92 min. With John Connors, Fionn Walton.

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Showtimes:

  • Sat, Sep 29th 8:00pm

U.S. premiere! Fergus O'Brien in person!

Mother's Day

2018, Fergus O'Brien, UK, 90 min. With Anna Maxwell Martin, Vicky McClure.

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Showtimes:

  • Sun, Sep 30th 5:00pm