Presented together in collaboration with:
All films shown in collaboration with QFlix Film Festival will be shown at:
University of the Arts – Connelly Auditorium
Terra Hall – 8th Floor
211 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Adult Admission: $13
Senior 65+ Admission: $10
Student Admission w/ID: $8
Blindsided + Not Throwing in the Towel
Saturday, March 24th, 2018 at 12PM
FEATURE DOCUMENTARY | 60 MIN | USA
Directed by Lisa Olivieri
With a tone set by the quirky humor of Patricia’s narration — This story shines a light on domestic abuse, disability and forgiveness for Patricia Livingstone, a feisty artist losing her sight and hearing while trying to survive her abusive girlfriend.
NOT THROWING IN THE TOWEL
DOCUMENTARY SHORT | 28.5 MIN | USA
Directed by Sandra Pfeifer
An inspiring documentary about being a lesbian couple in rural America.
Look Shorts Program
Sunday, March 25th, 2018 at 12PM
HIKE | 10 MIN | USA
Directed by Kitty Noowong
Abigal and Hailey’s hike in the pacific north west takes unexpected turn when Abigal hears someone call her name. Shot in Portland and Banks, OR.
THE CRICKET AND THE ANT | 15 MIN | GERMANY
Directed by Julia Ritschel
A Teacher learns a lesson from her student.
DUSK | 15 MIN | UK
Directed by Jake Graf
Growing up in 1950s England in an intolerant and uninformed world, young Chris Winters struggles to fit into the gender roles dictated by wider society.
I PROMISED HER LIFE | 15 MIN | USA
Directed by Robert Nazar Arjoyan
An Armenian mother breaks tradition at her daughter’s funeral and commiserates with her daughter’s lover after receiving a visit from her deceased child.
BURNING BRIDGES | 15 MIN | USA
Directed by D. Erwin
THE BRIDGE | 6.13 MIN | USA
Directed by Marit Rose Stafstrom
In the depths of winter, a young woman, intent on ending her life, comes to a bridge.
THE GARDEN OF LOVED ONES | 7 MIN | MEXICO
Directed by Zsuzsanna Bayer
A trippy trip down memory lane.
Centerpiece Film: The Feels
Sunday, March 25th, 2018 at 2:30PM
FEATURED NARRATIVE | 90 MIN | USA
Directed by Jenée LaMarque
“The Feels” is a funny, sexy, lesbian story of a bachelorette party gone awry featuring Constance Wu, star of “Fresh off the Boat.”
Laugh Shorts Program
Sunday, March 25th, 2018 at 5PM
AGNES & ESTELLE | 11 MIN | USA
Directed by Laura Black
Gay Golden Girls up to mischief.
PENIS ENVY | 9 MIN | USA
Directed by Angie Comer
What really counts as cheating on your lover?
AUGUST IN THE CITY | 16 MIN | USA
Directed by Lisa Tedesco
When her daughter brings home her new S.O. Nick, mom feels something familiar about the situation.
HOT AND BOTHERED | 15 MIN | USA
Directed by Leah Byrd
Liz, a biracial lesbian, and their best friend Stan, a white straight dude, barely get by at their part time jobs in the small city of Dayton, Ohio. The two of them are both unaware of their narcissism and don’t understand why they are always single.
AGNES ET MILANE | 12 MIN | FRANCE
Directed by Pauline Chalamet
Crushing on the local barista.
LADY EVA | 11 MIN | USA, TONGA
Directed by Dean Hamer
A brave young transgender woman sets off on a journey to become her true self in the conservative Pacific Island Kingdom of Tonga – with a little inspiration from Tina Turner along the way.
SPARK | 6 MIN | USA
Directed by Aharonit Elior
Sparks fly in this charming animated short.
About The Women’s Film Festival
The Women’s Film Festival is a forum that inspires and cultivates a movement to celebrate and unite the power of women in the film and entertainment industry.