Katrina Browne, the film´s director/producer, is available as a speaker, facilitator or trainer for dialogues, film screenings, conferences, symposiums, retreats, workshops, and other programs on slavery, race and privilege. Please contact info@tracesofthetrade.org to learn more about her availability and fees.

Our DVD is available in four editions

SHIPPING NOTICE: DVD’s will be shipped within 10 days of order. If you have a time sensitive need and wish to receive the DVD faster, please make your need known in the “comments” section of Paypal during the ordering process.  Go to the bottom of the page to read our FAQ. If you have additional questions or concerns, please contact info@tracesofthetrade.org.

1 – HOME-USE EDITION: For individuals and to share with friends and family.  $20 plus shipping and handling. This DVD is for home use only, not for public screenings.  In 2015 we added 15 powerful DVD extras to the Home-Use DVD – including interviews and events with filmmakers and family members since the film’s release, and extended interviews with experts from the film.




 

2 – INSTITUTIONAL EDITION: NEWLY RELEASED SPECIAL 2-DVD SET: For all types of institutions wishing to share the film with audiences.  This edition includes licensing for free public screenings by the purchasing organization. Institution types might include: faith-based institutions such as congregations, regional religious bodies (dioceses, et al.), national denominational entities, and seminaries; educational institutions such as universities, colleges, high schools, and middle schools; museums and historic sites; public libraries; race dialogue groups; community groups and other non-profit agencies; corporate workplaces; or government agencies.

This edition includes:

  • The full-length 86-minute film, with option of Spanish subtitles;
  • A 56-min. abridged version of the film (ideal for events with limited time);
  • Related short films, including a special 31-minute piece: “Repairing the Breach: The Episcopal Church & Slavery Atonement;” two shorts on slavery in Rhode Island by Elizabeth Delude-Dix; and a piece featuring art by Elizabeth Sturges Llerena;
  • The journey continues: a sampling of interviews with filmmakers, family members and others to share some of what we’ve been up to since the film’s release.
  • Out-takes: extended interviews with scholars from the film;
  • Downloadable discussion guides and other supplementary materials.

Note: This new edition replaces/subsumes the previous “Faith-Based Edition.”

PRICING: We ask you to self-select the right price point based on the size of your organization.

  • Small/low-budget organizations: $50, plus shipping/handling (e.g. public schools, small/medium-sized congregations, historic sites, non-profits, public libraries)
  • Large/high-budget organizations: $150, plus shipping/handling (e.g. denominations/national religious organizations; regional religious entities such as dioceses, presbyters, districts, etc.; large parishes; independent schools; colleges and universities; corporations; large government agencies)

For educational streaming license, please contact:

* For permission to charge admission for screening events, please contact:

Institutional Edition DVD

 

3 – SPANISH-SUBTITLED HOME-USE EDITION:  For individuals and to share with friends and family. $15 plus shipping and handling. This DVD is for home use only, not for public screenings. See Institutional Edition above for Spanish-subtitled DVD for public screening purposes. This DVD does not have any extras.

 

4 – PAL/INTERNATIONAL EDITION

This DVD is in the PAL video format – the format that is common in many countries outside of the United States. All other DVDs above are in NTSC format. This edition contains solely the full-length film; there are no DVD extras and no Spanish subtitles. In the next approx. 6 months we will produce a PAL DVD that has both Spanish and French subtitles.

  • Public Use: $40.00 plus shipping and handling.  Includes licensing for free public screenings by the purchasing organization.
  • Home Use : $15.00 plus shipping and handling.  For individuals to share with friends and family.  It is for home use only.

PAL/International Edition



FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can I order a DVD without using Paypal?
The fastest, most efficient way to buy the film is via Paypal. If you cannot or you´d rather not use Paypal, please contact us at info@tracesofthetrade.org and we will arrange payment by check.

Is the film closed captioned?
The full length feature (86 min.) version of Traces of the Trade is closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

Can I rush an order?
If you have a time sensitive need and wish to receive the DVD faster, please make your need known in the “comments” section of Paypal during the ordering process and we´ll do our best to accommodate your needs. You can also email info@tracesofthetrade.org.

My DVD has not arrived, what should I do?
DVD’s will be shipped within 10 days of order by first class mail, which takes 3-5 business days (longer if you ordered from overseas). If after this time your DVD still has not arrived, please contact us at info@tracesofthetrade.org

My DVD doesn´t work, what should I do?
Please contact us at info@tracesofthetrade.org and we´ll send you a replacement.

Can I screen the film and charge admission?
Any entity that wishes to screen the film for a paid admission fee should email us at info@tracesofthetrade.org to discuss revenue sharing terms. This category also includes museums that might show the film as part of an exhibit for which they charge museum admission and organizations planning to use the film for fundraising purposes.

Is the film available for screening at conferences?
Yes, the film is available for screening at all kinds of academic, professional, religious, and social justice conferences. Please send requests to info@tracesofthetrade.org

What is the right edition for my family or group?
For private use by individuals and to share with friends and family you will want to order the Home-Use Edition (U.S., PAL/International, or Spanish). For public screenings you will want to purchase an Institutional Edition, which provides screening rights, additional video content, and study guides of relevance to various types of institutions. Please use the honor system to select a price point based on the size of your organization. If you need a PAL DVD there is a price point for institutional/public use.

I am hosting a dialogue, where can I find a guide?
A secular discussion guide for facilitators is available at
http://www.pbs.org/pov/tracesofthetrade. A faith-based discussion guide created by the Unitarian Universalist Association is available here.  Additional resources are available here.

Can I order “Repairing the Breach” independently?
We encourage you to purchase the Institutional Edition DVD, but you can contact us at info@tracesofthetrade.org to discuss purchasing this short film separately.

Can I stream the film?
The film is not available for streaming yet, but we plan to make it available for streaming rent or purchase very soon. Stay tuned for additional news by liking Traces of the Trade on Facebook.

I am organizing an event, are members of the family available to speak?
Katrina Browne, the film´s director/producer, is available as a speaker, facilitator or trainer for dialogues, film screenings, conferences, symposiums, retreats, workshops, and other programs on slavery, race and privilege. Please contact info@tracesofthetrade.org to learn more about her availability and fees. Other family members and members of the filmmaking team are available under their own auspices.

I would like to place a large order of 10+ DVDs, can I obtain a discount?
Please contact us at info@tracesofthetrade.org to inquire about volume discounts.

Where do profits go?
Ebb Pod Productions only generates enough income from DVD sales to keep sustaining operations and to explore new outreach efforts, such as pursuing broadcast, education and dialogue efforts in other countries in the African Diaspora, in Africa and in Europe. Although we are technically a for-profit (in order to maintain intellectual property rights), we function for all intents and purposes as a mission-driven non-profit. Your purchase helps give us capacity to reach new audiences.


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