DEFINITIONS OF TERMS & CONDITIONS
Films purchased at the Institutional sale price may be used by a college, university, or large independent library or academic organization in the following contexts/situations:
• In an academic/classroom setting
• As part of an educational institution's library catalog, and may be kept in the institution's library and loaned out to patrons of said library an unlimited number of times
For an additional licensing fee, "digital rights" may be purchased by academic institutions for storage on their own servers and streaming to their community. Please contact DER directly for a quote based on the length of the license period.
Films purchased at the Non-Profit sale price may be used by a registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, a community college, or a public library in the following contexts/situations:
• As part of a specified number of pre-determined public or private screenings for which no admission
(including "suggested donations") may be charged
• As part of a small organization's library collection for use solely by its patrons or members, not to be loaned out to the public at large
For an additional licensing fee, "digital rights" may be purchased by non-profit institutions for storage on their own servers and streaming to their community. Please contact DER directly for a quote based on the length of the license period.
Not-for-profit organizations should be prepared to present documentation of their non-profit status. Please note that community colleges, junior colleges, and adult continuing education programs are the only types of academic institutions that qualify for DER's non-profit pricing.
Home Use Sales
Films purchased at the Home Use sale price may be used by an individual in the following contexts/situations:
• In a private home or office setting, not in the context of a group or organizational meeting
If you're not sure which category best fits you or your organization, please call (617) 926-0491 or email - we're happy to help.
DER occasionally works with organizations or companies in a sub-distribution context, wherein DER's films may be purchased at the Institutional price for an agreed-upon discount and then resold to libraries, schools, consumers, etc. DER must give written permission for an entity to act as a sub-distributor. For inquiries about sub-distribution, please contact DER's Distribution Manager at .
Your purchase helps support the work of filmmakers and researchers who produce culturally-responsible independent educational media.
Unlawful reproduction, duplication, or distribution (including online streaming) of any film, excerpted or in its entirety, will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.