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College, University, Corporation, Government Agency DVD and Site-Local Streaming License
High Schools, Public Libraries, HBCUs and Qualifying Community Organization Discounted DVD License Without Streaming Rights
Home Video DVD License
Video-On-Demand
Preview
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College, University, Corporation, Government Agency DVD and Site-Local Streaming License
Purchase of a DVD + Site/Local Streaming License at the College/Corporation/Gov't Agency price constitutes the purchaser’s agreement to the following terms of use. In consideration for payment received Licensor (California Newsreel) will send the Licensee (the purchaser) a DVD of the title and grant the Licensee the right to encode digital files of the title in any format and number for a period of three years commencing with the date of purchase and thereafter, only with the express written permission of the Licensor (California Newsreel). Licensor (California Newsreel) also grants the Licensee the right to deliver these digital files via password-protected digital streaming only to its registered students, faculty and staff for the life of those files. In addition, Licensee may use both the DVD and the digital files encoded from it, in whole or in part, in activities directly administered by the Licensee (the purchaser), including in-class instruction, course-management software, library reference, distance learning, extracurricular programming and performances open to the public provided no admission is charged (public performance).

The Licensee undertakes that it will not telecast, cablecast or deliver digitally from any website open to the public any of the content licensed under this agreement, nor will it sell, rent, loan or donate any of the licensed content to any individual, organization or institution, including affiliates in a multi-site system, members of a media consortium or participants under an inter-library loan agreement.

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High Schools, Public Libraries, HBCUs and Qualifying Community Organization Discounted DVD License Without Streaming Rights
As part of its non-profit commitment to promoting the widest possible use of its resources, California Newsreel offers DVDs to high schools, public libraries, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and qualifying community organizations, such as church groups, labor unions, neighborhood associations and civic groups, at sharply discounted prices. To qualify for this discount, orders must be from or on behalf of institutions which fall into the above categories, as demonstrated by an order on that institution’s letterhead or which ships to the address of such a qualifying institution. California Newsreel reserves the right to make the final determination whether an institution qualifies for this discount.

Purchase of a DVD at the Discounted DVD License Without Streaming Rights price constitutes the purchaser’s agreement to the following terms of use. In consideration for payment received Licensor (California Newsreel) will send a DVD of the title and grant the Licensee (the purchaser) the right to screen the DVD purchased for its useful life in programs directly administered by the Licensee, including instruction, library circulation, client and constituent services as well as in exhibitions open to the public where no admission is charged (public performance).

Licensee undertakes that it will not copy, loan, rent, sell or donate the DVD to any other individual, organization or institution, including affiliates in a multi-site system, members of a media consortium or participants in an inter-library loan agreement. Explicitly excluded from this grant of rights is the right to copy or encode the purchased DVD, in whole or in part, as a digital file or to the deliver any of its contents by broadcast, cablecast or any form of digital delivery. For all digital uses, Licensee must purchase one of the full-price digital licenses offered by the Licensor (California Newsreel) and its authorized digital distribution partners.

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Home Video DVD License
Purchase of a DVD at the home Video License price constitutes the purchaser’s agreement to the following terms of use. In consideration for payment received, the Licensor (California Newsreel) will send the Licensee (the purchaser) a DVD of the title purchased and grants him or her the right to screen the purchased DVD to friends and family in private, i.e. non-institutional settings, for the useful life of the DVD. The Licensee agrees that he or she will not rent, sell or donate this DVD to any individual, institution or organization nor allow it to be screened as part of any program of formal instruction, professional practice, in-service training, public advocacy or as a performance open to the general public (public performance). Explicitly excluded from this grant of rights is the right to copy the purchased DVD, to encode its contents into a digital file or to deliver its content by broadcast, cablecast, internet or any form of digital delivery. For any institutional use, an appropriate institutional license must be purchased. In addition, video-on-demand subscriptions and digital rentals are available for many titles through California Newsreel’s distribution partners.
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Video-On-Demand
Most California Newsreel titles are now available for Video-On-Demand subscription directly from our digital delivery partners, Alexander Street Press, Films Media Group and Kanopy Streaming. We are also offering a limited number of VOD rentals through Vimeo. For a complete list of digital titles, licensing options and sources please visit www.newsreel.org/digital.
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Preview
DVDs may be purchased by educational institutions and community organizations on-approval. This means you may return a non-defective DVD if you have previewed it but cannot use it in a classroom or organizing context. DVDs used in these contexts may not be returned under this policy. DVDs purchased for home use may not be returned for this purpose. Returns must be sent using the return slip attached to your orders packing slip and they should be sent to: California Newsreel Returns Department, 700 Indian Springs Drive, Lancaster, PA 17601.
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Purchase Orders
Purchase orders are accepted from colleges, universities, government agencies, museums, corporation, high schools and public libraries only. All other individuals and organizations must prepay by check, money order, Visa or Mastercard. Purchase orders must specify the address and telephone number of the accounts payable department or responsible person at each institution.
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35mm rentals
All 35mm rentals must be reserved by special arrangement with California Newsreel. Please be sure to call or contact our California office at

44 Gough Street, #303
San Francisco CA 94103
415-284-7800
contact@newsreel.org

Price will be determined by the size of the audience and whether there is a paying audience. 35mm prints are limited in number so it is wise to order well in advance of the screening date.
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Terms of Payment
Terms are net 30 days from ship date.
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Guarantee
Any damaged or defective video will be replaced at no charge for up to six months from date of sale.
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Federal ID #
California Newsreel’s Federal ID# is: 94-2240591
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Sales Tax
California and Pennsylvania customers are subject to state sales tax. Sales tax will be estimated on your order at the time of check out based on your zip code and charged upon processing according to the rules of your state. Please note that most tax exempt organizations are still subject to sales tax in both states.
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Domestic Shipping Charges

California Newsreel ships to The US and Canada via various services according to the following rate chart:

United States Shipping rates
Items generally ship the next business day after the order is placed.
(5-7 business days) (3-6 business days) (2-3 business days)  (1-2  business days) 
Budget Shipping* Ground Shipping Express Overnight
1 to 3 DVDs  $                   6.00  $                 10.00  $                  30.00  $                   50.00
4 to 5 DVDs  $                   8.50  $                 11.00  $                  35.00  $                   60.00
6 to 9 DVDs  $                   9.50  $                 12.00  $                  35.00  $                   60.00
10 to 14 DVDs  $                 11.50  $                 14.00  $                  40.00  $                   65.00
15 to 19 DVDs  $                 13.50  $                 16.00  $                  45.00  $                   70.00
20 to 24 DVDs  $                 15.50  $                 18.00  $                  50.00  $                   75.00
25 to 30 DVDs  $                 19.00  $                 19.00  $                  55.00  $                   80.00
Over 30 DVDs
inquire
* Budget Shipping is dropped to the US Postal Service for final delivery.
No signature is required for delivery
Customer assumes responsibility for providing a secure USPS deliverable address.
Canadian Shipping Rates
(ship times are estimated assuming no customs delays.  Customer is
responsible for any customs or brokerage required by your government)
(2-3 weeks)  
Foreign Mail  
1 to 3 DVDs  $                 10.00  
4 to 5 DVDs  $                 14.00  
6 to 9 DVDs  $                 15.00  
10 to 14 DVDs  $                 21.00  
15 to 19 DVDs  $                 27.00  
20 to 24 DVDs  $                 34.00  
25 to 30 DVDs  $                 42.00  
Over 30 DVDs
inquire
 

If you have any other shipping questions, please contact:

California Newsreel
Order Department
P.O. Box 3400
Lancaster, PA 17604
phone: 877-811-7495
fax: 717-285-6363
e-mail: newsreel@ordering.com
Hours of Operation 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern (6:00 AM to 2:00 PM Pacific)

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