Friday, April 9

6:30 - 7:30pm

zoom only

  • Welcome remarks

  • Keynote speaker:
    Charles Randolph

  • SWFF trailer


Festival films and events and 

can be viewed remotely.


Pre-registration is required.


Films and programs remain available on this site through April 20, 2021.

Saturday, April 10

10:00am - 6:00pm

Natural Sciences Lecture Hall, Humanities Theatre and Choral Hall

  • Screenings of finalist films

11:00am – 12:00noon

Humanities Lecture Hall

  • Virtual staged readings of top 3 screenplays 

2:00pm – 3:30pm

Humanities Lecture Hall

  • Panel: Building the Festival Experience

    • Aliza Ma: Metrograph

    • Emelyn Stuart: Stuart Cinema, Brooklyn

    • Ruth Somalo: DOC NYC and Flaherty Seminar

Humanities Theatre

  • Awards ceremony, guest jury presentation of prizes


The 10th Annual SUNYWide Film Festival will be hosted by Purchase College, SUNY  April 9-10, 2021.

For more information, email