March 1, 2023

17th Annual Capital Irish Film Festival Will Be Held March 2-5 at AFI Theatre in Silver Spring

AFI Silver Theatre will join with Solas Nua to present the 17th Annual Capital Irish Film Festival (CIFF) from March 2-5 in Silver Spring. The four-day festival will bring the best of contemporary Irish cinema by filmmakers from the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

A four-day pass is available for $130. The pass grants admission for one to every screening in the festival, including the opening night and closing night events. Passholders have the opportunity to book tickets in advance, by email or in person, for each film.

Advance reservations are strongly recommended. Walk-up admissions for passholders on the day of a screening will be accepted based on availability, but are not guaranteed.

For more information on the festival, visit

CIFF is supported by Culture Ireland, Screen Ireland, the Embassy of Ireland, the Government of Ireland Emigrant Support Programme and the Northern Ireland Bureau.