Re: [Videolib] Legal copy??!

Gary Handman (
Thu, 08 Dec 2005 13:38:11 -0800

Trust me...there are no clear conscience copies to be got...


At 12:28 PM 12/8/2005, you wrote:
>Hi all,
>I've been asked to buy a dvd of The Revolution Will Not Be
>Televised, directed by Kim Bartley & Donnacha O'Briain, produced by
>David Power.
>The only place where I can find a copy is on
>, where I presumably can get one by making
>a contribution to the cause of Venezuelan revolution. However, the
>site clearly states that another company, Power Pictures, has the
>distribution rights and has asked this group not to sell the
>dvd. The site goes on to say that they did cease selling the dvds,
>but have learned that Power Pictures has no immediate plans to
>release the title, and therefore the site is giving away copies, in
>exchange for a contribution.
>It isn't clear where they got their copies in the first place, but
>I'm assuming this is all illegal! Does anyone have any further
>light to shed on the situation? Is there a legitimate copy out
>there somewhere? This being Wesleyan, I know my requester will
>exhort me to support Venezuelan solidarity, so before I get involved
>in being diplomatic-but-firm, I thought I'd just make very sure that
>there isn't a copy out there that I can buy with a clear conscience!
>Thanks for your help!
>Margery L. May
>Acquisitions Administrator
>Wesleyan University Library
>Acquisitions Department
>Olin Memorial Library
>Middletown, CT 06459
>Videolib mailing list

Gary Handman
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley


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