Information & Help

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Pricing & Policy
All titles in this section come with Public Performance Rights and are exclusively available for purchase to schools, universities, libraries, and other educational institutions. A purchase grants the institution the right to screen the film to its students and faculty, on campus or school grounds, where no admission is charged. These rights are valid for the life of the DVD.

We offer discounted rates to public libraries. Please contact us for more information.

For all other types of screenings, including public screenings, or if you have any questions, please contact us directly at or (800) 723-5522.

Digital Licenses are available for all of our titles. Please contact us for more information.

A Classroom Rental is valid for a one-time screening in a classroom setting. We will send you the DVD approximately one week prior to the screening, and you will be responsible for returning the DVD to us following the screening.

VHS to DVD replacement policy: We offer a 50% discount off the purchase price listed on our website for a VHS to DVD upgrade for titles above $250. To place your order for a DVD replacement copy, please contact us.

Placing Your Order
Orders may be placed directly through the website. We can also receive orders via phone, fax, or email, and we accept institutional purchase orders.

Please indicate any promotional codes when you place the order.

The Cinema Guild is open Monday-Friday, 9 am-5pm EST.

All orders are shipped from New York City. Please allow 2-3 weeks for processing and delivery of your order.

For DSL, a shipping charge covers our lab delivery fee of the file directly to you.

Shipping is also available on some titles to Canada. Please contact us for more information.

Payment Options
We accept all major credit cards, or check payment for institutional orders. Checks should be made out to The Cinema Guild, Inc.

Online Help
ACCOUNT Creating an account when you check out will save you time the next time you place an order. Simply enter your billing and shipping addresses the first time you create the account and you won't have to enter them again.

SEARCH Search allows users to search our entire Non-Theatrical collection by key word, author or title. Those looking for information on a theatrical or home video title should go to that section directly by selecting the corresponding link from the home page.

SHOPPING CART The basket section keeps a record of items you have selected for purchase during your time browsing our website. You can always go to this section to review or remove items you have selected.

CHECKOUT After you have completed selecting films for purchase and have items in your basket, select "Checkout" to finalize your purchase. When you select checkout you have the opportunity to review items selected for purchase and to enter your shipping & billing information if you do not have an account set up with us, or to review your account information if you do. After confirming that the items you have selected and shipping & billing information is correct, you will be asked to provide credit card information. Selecting "continue" will finalize the transaction.

Speaking Engagements
If you are interested in having one of our filmmakers speak at your school, library or event, please contact us at