To present a yearly international film festival showcasing films
directed by women.
To provide educational opportunities relating to the viewing,
making, and distribution of films.
To promote Bellingham, Whatcom County and the surrounding Pacific Northwest area as a destination for filmmakers and film enthusiasts.
Now Screening Submissions for 2018
We are currently screening submissions of short films under 30 minutes for our 2018 CASCADIA International Women’s Film Festival scheduled for April 12-15, 2018. You’ll find all the details on FilmFreeway.
Special thanks to Talking to Crows for producing this festival trailer.
What Filmmakers Are Saying
Our Directors have come from far and wide, professional and beginner storytellers and we are so excited to share with you their thoughts on CASCADIA. The exceptional films they created is just the beginning and we are so happy they shared their films with us.
More of Our Story
Check out our blog for all the details on past events as well as behind-the-scenes updates on all that we’re working on. You’ll be fascinated by our educational events, fundraisers and festival. We’re honored to offer these opportunities to the regional, national and international filmmaking and film-viewing community.
OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS
The scenic Pacific Northwest Cityof Bellingham in Washington State lies halfway between the film meccas of Seattle, WA and Vancouver, B.C. CASCADIA is an ideal festival destination, perfectly situated for filmmakers and film enthusiasts near and far.
CASCADIA is comprised of a diverse group of people with a love of film, and a commitment to opportunity and diversity in art and all walks of life. We are organized as a board of directors, two advisory boards, an Executive Director, Programming Director and lots of volunteers.
We share a vision of building an international event showcasing the work of women directors, and what they believe are the extraordinary opportunities for filmmakers to work in Bellingham, Whatcom County and the surrounding area.
Are you a filmmaker? Interested in becoming a sponsor or having your ad in our festival program? Would you like to volunteer? We’d love to hear from you. Please use the form below or reach us by phone or email. We’ll reply as soon as we can.