Film Fest


Stay tuned for information on the next HDS Film Fest! 





Festival participants, the original file of your film (MOV, MP4, AVI) must be submitted by Friday, April 23, 2021. 

Read how to submit.


Who is eligible and what is the cost of entry? 
Current HDS students, faculty, and staff. There is no cost to enter! 

What is the film submission deadline?  
Friday April 23, 2021 

Read more answers to FAQ.


Founded in 2017, the HDS Film Fest is an annual student-led festival that explores the intersectionality of film and faith. We believe that films and filmmaking are important tools for advancing academic scholarship. Read our full Mission statement. 

Meet the folks behind the festival here or contact us.  

Check out our HDS press article. Witness our statement of Responsibility.


The first three film festivals were in-person. Showings typically took place at the CSWR Common Room and the Braun Room of Swartz Hall. Read about the 2020,  2019, and 2018 festivals.