CASCADIA film festival international women's official selection

2018 Official Selection by Category

CASCADIA International Women’s Film Festival presented 25 exceptional films directed by women from around the world on April 12 – 15, 2018 at the Pickford Film Center in Bellingham, WA. Many screenings were sold out. Check out the full festival schedule for all the details about Q & A’s, panel discussions and more.

You can find our Official Selection of 2017 here. Below are our films for 2018.


Short Feature Films

  • Grandpa Walrus (Pépé le Morse) | Directed by Lucrèce Andreae, France
  • One Boy in Four Parts | Directed by Hannah Frank, USA
  • Selfish | Directed by Demi Bozas, USA
  • The Biggest Wad is Mine | Directed by Samantha Gurry, USA
  • To Be Fiona | Directed by Fiona Lu, USA
  • Drugstore Lipstick |Directed by Lizz Astor, USA
  • Farewell to Flesh (Adeus À Carne) | Directed by Julia Anquier, Brazil
  • Marlon | Directed by Jessica Palud, France
  • Rosario | Directed by Marlen Rios-Farjat, Mexico
  • Show and Tell | Directed by Reem Morsi, Canada
  • Susanne and the Man | Directed by Milena Govich, USA
  • The Door | Directed by Reem Morsi, Canada
  • The Hammond Brothers | Directed by Melissa Marlette, USA
  • Woman of a Certain Age | Directed by Amanda Cowper and Sami Kriegstein, US


Short Documentary

  • A Singular Garden | Directed by Monica Klemz, Brazil
  • NiiSoTeWak: Two Bodies, One Heart | Directed by Jules Koostachin, Canada
  • Water, Water Everywhere | Directed by Etna Özbek, Turkey


Feature Length Documentary 

  • Ascent | Directed by Fiona Tan, Holland/Japan
  • Headhunt Revisited | Directed by Michele Westmorland, USA
  • Letters from Baghdad | Directed by Zeva Oelbaum & Sabina Krayenbühl, USA
  • The Peace Agency  | Directed by Sue Useem, USA
  • Women of the Silk Road | Directed by Yassamin Maleknasr, Iran | West Coast Premiere


Feature Length Narrative Films

  • Outside In | Directed by Lynn Shelton, USA
  • Angels Wear White | Directed by Vivian Qu, China
  • The Divine Order | Directed by Petra Volpe, Switzerland
  • The Sun at Midnight | Directed by Kirsten Carthew, Canada