Students in Canton and Potsdam may attend the St. Lawrence International Film Festival for free.

Through a generous underwiter, students at the four accredited colleges, SUNY Canton, SUNY Potsdam, St. Lawrence University, and Clarkson University can now attend the St. Lawrence International Film Festival for free, including the screening of the documentary The Hunting Ground.

To get their free pass, students are required to register online at  A valid Student ID will be required when attending films or picking up their pass at the Festival box office in Canton at TAUNY, 53 Main Street.  In addition to the free student passes, Faculty and Staff will receive a 20% discount when using code UNIVERSITY20 at checkout.

Strategically located at the center of the St. Lawrence River Valley with events in Ottawa and Brockville, ON and Canton and Potsdam, NY, St. Lawrence International Film Festival is a first-of-its-kind celebration of film, with related events on both sides of the international border between the US and Canada.

A limited number of All-Access VIP Passes for the Festival weekend include guaranteed seating for the Opening Gala screening and reception, as well as admission to all Festival screenings, panel discussions, parties and VIP lounge. 

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