Re: fair use question

M. Dew (
Thu, 7 Oct 1999 10:01:11 -0700 (PDT)

Thank you Jessica & Gary!
older & wiser,

> assuming this was listed and it was not part of a regular class you DO need
> a PPR licence, However If you had asked I would not have charged you anyway because I like to
> support those kinds of screenings ( Of course now the charge is $1000)
> Seriously there is A lot of misconception of this one The face to face exemption ONLY applies to regularly scheduled classes as
> PART of the regular curriculum and is limited to the students enrolled in
> the class. There is no generic EDUCATIONAL excemption. Just because it takes
> place at a university and a Prof speaks at the screening does NOT make it
> covered under Face to Face which is the ONLY exception for screening a whole
> film. THere seems to be very widespread ignorence on this one but it is
> really very straightforward.
> Regards
> Jessica
> ----------

> >I invited faculty, staff and students to a screening of the new DVD
> >of the Tin Drum to kick off Banned Books/Films week. Before the
> >screening, a law prof discussed the Oklahoma case and a German prof
> >discussed the artistic merit of the film. It took place in a
> >classroom on campus. This didn't fall under fair use?
> >(Jessica, would you like to handcuff me now or later?)
> >
> >-margaret
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