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Non-Theatrical & Educational

The Global Lens Collection is a critically acclaimed showcase of award-winning, independent narrative features from around the world. More than 95 films are in the current collection and are available for booking individually or as a curated annual series. All proceeds from the Global Lens film series support international filmmaker grants, educational programming and resources, touring film exhibitions and other philanthropic initiatives and programs sponsored by the Global Film Initiative. 

Click here to view the Global Lens 2013 lineup, or go to our Film Catalogue to browse the entire Global Lens Collection. Continue reading to schedule, purchase or license Global Lens films.


Host the Global Lens touring film series

Global Lens 2013 is currently available for scheduling at your festival, venue, theater or institution. Ten new releases are included in the series, and hosting partners receive up to a 50% discount on standard fees and pricing.

If you'd like to host Global Lens 2013, please contact bookings@globalfilm.org. For more information about the touring series, please visit About Global Lens.

 

NEW! - For information about the Global Public library program, click here!

 


Non-Theatrical and Educational bookings

New and award-winning narrative features from Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East are now available for non-theatrical and educational bookings. All films are from the Global Lens Collection, and packages of 3 or more titles are specially discounted.

Browse our New Releases, search the entire Global Lens Collection or contact bookings@globalfilm.org today!


Home Video, Educational and Library Purchases

Home Video

DVDs from the Global Lens Collection can be purchased for home video use directly through our website (home viewing only; no other rights, licenses or privileges are included with purchase).  

Educational and Library Purchase

Educational pricing is available for all films in the Global Lens Collection, and purchases may include lending, public performance and streaming privileges, and original educational resources, such as film discussion guides. 

In addition, 10-film region and subject-specific DVD sets are available for purchase at a 30% discount from regular educational pricing exclusively for university, college, high school and public libraries (each set includes lending, multi-use public performance and streaming privileges).  Click here to download our Global Lens DVD Set Catalogue.

If you would like to make an educational or library purchase, please review our pricing below or Global Lens DVD Set Catalogue and then contact us at distribution@globalfilm.org for ordering information.

University, College & Private Libraries:

Title Type

Privileges included with purchase:

Price

Additional Copy

New Release

1 time public performance & lending

$200

$50

New Release

Multi-use performance, & lending

$250

$50

New Release

Multi-use performance, streaming & lending

$300

$50

Catalogue*

1 time public performance & lending

$150

$50

Catalogue*

Multi-use performance, & lending

$200

$50

Catalogue*

Multi-use performance, streaming & lending

$250

$50

DVD Set (10 Films)

Multi-use performance, streaming & lending

$1,000

N/a

Public Library and High School/Secondary Institutions:

Title Type

Privileges included with purchase:

Price

Additional Copy

New Release

Multi-use performance, streaming & lending

$100

$25

Catalogue*

Multi-use performance, streaming & lending

$100

$25

DVD Set (10 Films)

Multi-use performance, streaming & lending

$500

N/a

Films become Catalogue titles 12 months following the DVD release-date


Screening Programs and Partnerships

Academic, arts, cultural and community organizations are invited to participate in the Global Lens Partner Program, World Cinema Week and International Education Week, and other initiatives that support community arts, educational curricula and cultural programming. Current and past participants include the Museum of Modern Art, Middle East Studies Association (MESA), Puerto Rico Film Society and International Baccalaureate schools.   

For more information about screening programs and partnerships, visit About Global Lens or contact us at distribution@globalfilm.org.

NEW! - For information about the Global Public library program, click here!


Licensing

Films from the Global Lens Collection are available for television, airline and other licensing in the U.S. and Canada. Select Global Lens titles are currently available on Virgin America airlines, HBO, LinkTV, Venevision and other licensing affiliates.

For more information on licensing of Global Lens films, please contact us at distribution@globalfilm.org.


FAQ

If you have additional questions, or would like more information about the Global Lens Collection and the Global Film Initiative, please visit our FAQ or contact us at gfi-info@globalfilm.org.