How Well Do You Know Movie Copyright Law?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Public domain films, those free to use without a license, are any films that are 10 years or older.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A public performance of a film is a showing in a movie theater or to a crowd of 100 or more people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    “Home Use Only” means any showing in an intimate setting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    It’s okay to show a movie without a license as long as it’s educational.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Nonprofits are not required to obtain a public performance license.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    It is not necessary to obtain a public performance license if the showing is free.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Federal, state and local agencies are always safe to show any copyrighted film.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Copyright infringement is never prosecuted, so I shouldn’t worry about obtaining a license.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    I am free to screen any movie in my library’s catalog.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Public performance site licenses are expensive and unrealistic for my library’s budget.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False