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Films at RRU Library

Accessing RRU-licensed film collections and information on showing films at RRU.

Showing films on campus

Canadian copyright law allows in-person screening of legally acquired films
for educational purposes. The law allows RRU instructors and faculty to
show these documentaries and feature films in the classroom as part of a course. Typically, screenings for entertainment purposes require permission.

Learn more about course clearances for videos.

If you are considering screening a film for an RRU class or event, please contact the Copyright Office. 


Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko     

Streaming videos as course materials

Instructors may include embedded videos/links to videos from RRU collections as viewing materials in Moodle courses.

Copyright clearance for the use of videos in courses follows the same process as copyright clearance for course readings. Please review the Course Clearances for Instructors guide for more information or contact the Copyright Office for assistance.