For information about organizing a screening of the film or other program for your group, please visit the Tracing Center’s programs and screenings page. Here you can learn about our programming on slavery, race, and privilege for schools, churches, and other groups, including the use of speakers and facilitators from among our experienced staff and the family members who appear in the film.
After covering costs for community engagement efforts all Ebb Pod Productions proceeds will be donated to relevant causes. Your purchase will make a difference.
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. If you have questions or concerns, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The full length feature (86 min.) version of Traces of the Trade is closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
1 – HOME-USE EDITION: For individuals to share with friends and family. It is for home use only and does not currently have any extras. $20.
WE ARE OUT OF STOCK ON HOME USE DVD’S. YOU MAY EITHER ORDER NOW, KNOWING THAT MAILING WILL BE DELAYED UNTIL AT LEAST LATE OCTOBER (POSSIBLY LATER), OR CHECK BACK AND ORDER WHEN THEY ARE BACK IN STOCK. OR CONSIDER PURCHASING ONE OF THE OTHER EDITIONS OF THE DVD THAT ARE AVAILABLE NOW. PLEASE CONTACT INFO@TRACESOFTHETRADE.ORG IF YOU HAVE AN URGENT NEED FOR A HOME USE DVD.
WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.
2 – FAITH-BASED EDITION: For faith-based institutions (excluding college/university religion departments and seminaries, which should purchase the Institutional Edition). The prices differ by size of the organization and include licensing for free public screenings by the purchasing organization. In addition to the full-length 86-minute film, this edition includes a 56-min. abridged version of the film, a special 31-minute piece: “Repairing the Breach: The Episcopal Church & Slavery Atonement,” extended interviews with experts, discussion guides and other supplementary materials.
3 – INSTITUTIONAL EDITION (US & Canada only): For universities, colleges, high schools, public libraries, government agencies, corporations, museums, seminaries, community groups or any non-profit organization. The prices differ by size of the organization and include licensing for free public screenings by the purchasing organization. In addition to the full-length 86-minute film, this edition includes a 51-min. abridged version of the film, extended interviews with experts, discussion guides and other supplementary materials.
Special pricing: For a limited time only, California Newsreel is offering selected titles from their African American Perspectives collection at special prices. Accordingly, the institutional edition for small organizations (high schools, public libraries, HBCUs and qualified community organizations) is just $24.95 and the large organizations edition just $99. BUY THE INSTITUTIONAL EDITION.
We have guides and discussion materials available to help you think about the conversation you want to have in your community.
4 – INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTIONAL EDITION - To order and use the Institutional Edition overseas, please contact email@example.com. or click below to order via Paypal. Each DVD is $40 plus shipping. The international edition DVDs can be PAL or NTSC and have no extras. Please specify the video system you need.
5 – SPANISH-SUBTITLED EDITION: This DVD does not currently have any extras.
SEMI-THEATRICAL/PAID ADMISSION SCREENINGS & FUNDRAISERS
Any entity that wishes to screen the film for a paid admission fee can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss the terms. This category 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.
We strongly recommend using trained facilitators if you are going to host a dialogue. A discussion guide for facilitators is available at http://www.pbs.org/pov/tracesofthetrade/. If you need to find a facilitator, there are many networks that can help you find someone in your area. For a partial listing of such networks please go to www.inheritingthetrade.com/resources.html.
Speakers and facilitators from the “Traces Family” are available for screening events including Katrina Browne, Tom DeWolf and other DeWolf descendants, as well as others who are in the film such as Harold Fields, Constance Perry and Co-Producer Juanita Capri Brown. These speakers, as well as staff members, are available for events and programs offered through the Tracing Center on Histories and Legacies of Slavery. Email email@example.com for bios, availability and fees.
The film is available for screening at all kinds of academic, professional, religious, and social justice conferences. Please send requests to firstname.lastname@example.org.