The 18th annual Craic Festival of Irish film and music takes place March 3, 4, and March 11, 2017.
Each year, festival founder Terrence Mulligan puts together the best in Irish film and music into a series of nights in NYC, and calls it “The Craic”, which is Irish for good times. The film fest runs March 3 and 4, with the music on March 11.
All films are at:
260 W. 23rd St. (between 7th & 8th Ave.)
New York, NY
This year’s line-up:
Friday, March 2:
Opening Night Gala
premier of Fanatic Heart: Black 47 documentary
includes pre party & film
Complimentary Stella Artois & Clontarf Whiskey
Pre party 6pm – 7:30pm
Black 47 band members to attend & Q&A after the film
Friday, March 3: 7:30pm
NY premier of Rebel Rossa
includes pre-film reception 6pm -7:30pm with complimentary Stella Artois and Clontarf Irish Whiskey. Q & A to follow with the director Williams Cole.
Saturday, March 4 1pm
Crash and Burn
NY premier of award winning documentary of legendary Formula 1 race car champion Tommy Byrne. Directed by Sean O’Cualain. Sean will be in attendance for Q & A after the screening. Crash and Burn is an
Saturday, March 4 3:30 – 5pm
Puck O’ The Irish
documentary into how the Irish integratred into Canadian society through Canada’s national game. The film explores an incredible impact that the Irish have made on hockey and is presented by Irish sporting legend Ger Loughnane. NHL players scheduled to attend. Q&A after the screening.
Saturday, March 4 7:30pm
A special screening of award winning documentary about the hunger strike of Bobby Sands for 66 days in Northern Ireland in 1981. Directed by Brenda Byrne. Q&A after the screening. $20 includes pre reception 6-730pm with Stella Artois, Clontarf Irish Whiskey.
Mick Hargan – 9:30pm
Nathalie Clark – 8:30pm