"Adrenaline junkies and scary movie fans, take note: The country may not be known for pumping out horror film after horror film, but Ireland’s history and folklore is rife with inspiration for unsettling tales. This year, CIFF (Capital Irish Film Festival 2022) screens two chilling features by women filmmakers that draw from Irish history, lore, and trauma to strike fear into the hearts of viewers."
“ingenious…there is no better group to bring live theater back to the District.”
“could hardly be more pertinent at this stage of the pandemic: Is there reason for hope? How to cope with uncertainty? How to make the most of a new beginning? “In the Middle of the Fields” fairly shivers with such timely questions as it unfurls in this U.S.-premiere production”
DC Mayor's Arts Award for Innovation in the Arts
Helen Hayes award-winning company
"Sheer energy...exciting performances"
"The most vital new troupe in town"
“The mix of cutting-edge events and ingenuity combines to present a dynamic image of Ireland”
"High speed theatre...better than any outfit in town"
"Watch them collect accolades and remember their names"
"One of Washington's most exciting and bold small theatre companies."
“One of the best offerings that decade by any small troupe in town”
“Solas Nua’s Irish Book Day is a literary pot of gold”
"Solas Nua has become a hugely important organization. They've made DC a critical stop on the circuit for Irish writers and the events they organize are second to none."
“It exemplifies the international art scene as surely as any one country can.”
"Just because Oscar season has ended doesn’t mean you should stop seeking out exciting and innovative films from other nations. the Capital Irish Film Festival features the best of recent Irish cinema”