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18th CRAIC FEST March 3-12


18th CRAIC FILMS MARCH 3-5 @ Bow Tie Cinemas

March 3rd opening night gala w. HARDY! @ 6PM

(Pre-reception at 6pm-730pm w. Stella Artois, Boru Vodka & Clontarf Irish Whiskey)


$20 includes pre-reception and film. See link for advance tix

Hardy Irish Boxer Film – Advance Tickets



MARCH 4TH- Friday Night Gala w. U.S. premier of BRAND IRISH

Shot in the UK, USA (including NYC), China, Australia, Spain, Vietnam and Ireland, the documentary looks at the impact the Irish have had, and are having around the world. Contributors include: Dara O’Briain, Sharon Corr, Ceclia Ahern, Malachy McCourt, Professor Liam Kennedy, Dr Louis Da Paor, Tim O’Connor, the Mayor of Seattle and Michael D Higgins, President of Ireland to name a few.

 

$ 20 includes pre- reception w. Stella Artois & Castle Brands: Boru Vodka & 

Clontarf Irish Whiskey. 

Brand Irish Tickets

 



March 5th Closing night gala w. Colin Farrell & The Lobster

NY premier of the Lobster starring Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz


$20 includes pre-reception and the film. Advance tix’s on sale now

(only 100 seats available for this closing film)




March 5, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM - KIDS FLEADH
Three Part Event: Irish Storytelling, Irish Step dancers and Best of Irish short films under one roof!



Free goodie bags for the kids. Free tea and Irish scones in the filmmaker lounge.
$10 for kids & adults. (KIDS ages 4 & up)

KIDS FLEADH TICKETS



VIVAL LGBT Brunch March 5 at 1pm
NY premier of VIVA & LGBT Bloody Mary Brunch.



Event kicks off at 1pm w. Boru Bloody Mary’s & Bagels
@ the filmmaker lounge Bow Tie Cinemas. Film starts 3pm.

Viva is powerful story set in Havana about
an aspiring drag queen performer.

Directed by Irish filmmaker Paddy Breathnach
& written by Mark O’Halloran.
$20 includes brunch & screening

VIVA TICKETS


NY premier of  YOU’RE UGLY TOO starring Aiden Gillen
Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM



Directed by Irish director Mark Noon and starring Aiden Gillen (HBO The Wire)
This film has won awards at every festival that it’s been too since last summer.
A powerful indie film about a young girl who’s mother dies and moves in with her
Uncle Will in the Irish Midlands. As they slowly get to know each other,
they deal with the shadows of the past. Produced by Conor Barry

You’re Ugly Too Tickets


Just added to CRAIC MUSIC FEST

HUNDRED HOUNDS – go on at 9:30pm

Hundred Hounds is a heavy rock band from Brooklyn, NY
featuring Colin Smith, James “Roto” Rotondi, Dan Krysa and Mason Ingram.

 


ALL FILMS @ BOW TIE CHELSEA CINEMAS • 260 W. 23rd St. (at 8th Ave)



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CRAIC MUSIC MARCH 12 @ MERCURY LOUNGE. TIX’S ON SALE NOW!
 w/ RUBBERBANDITS, THE MIGHTY STEF & THE SMITHY BLUES BAND 
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    CRAIC FEST is the premier Irish film/music festival held every March in NYC. The best of the New Irish Cinema and emerging Irish music since 1999.

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