Rental Conditions - Goethe-Institut Canada

Quick access:

Go directly to content (Alt 1) Go directly to first-level navigation (Alt 2)

Rental Conditions

Bildausschnitt: beleuchteter, festlicher, vertäfelter Filmvorführraum


Our films are subject to non-commercial screening laws. The films can be rented for non-commercial screenings only. Copying the films onto video or other formats is against the law. Unlawful screenings are subject to prosecution. In order to protect the creators’ rights, the films must be shown in their entirety and cannot be altered. Screening rights cannot be granted to third parties. The films can only be promoted via press releases.


Please send your request at least one month prior to your screening date and include all information requested on the order form. We will inform you after receiving your order whether the title you requested is available for your screening dates.


The cost of shipping (both ways) is the responsibility of the borrower. The Goethe-Institut reserves the right to issue an invoice to the borrower to cover the costs of transportation. Please return the films within three working days by courier. Films should be returned to:

Goethe-Institut Montreal
Attn: Tatiana Braun
1626, boul. St-Laurent
Montréal, H2X 2T1

Tel: +1 514 4990159


Damaged Media

Any damage to our film media must be reported to us immediately. Customers are liable for damaged media and will be charged for the reparations accordingly. To prevent damage to the media during transportation we kindly ask to pack the media appropriately. The Goethe-Institut Montreal reserves the right to refuse future rentals in case of recurring damage to media.

General Information

The Goethe-Institut reserves the right to exclude in the future any borrower who does not respect the conditions mentioned above.

The Goethe-Institut will not be held responsible in the event that for some reason beyond its control a reservation can not be respected.

The participation of the Goethe-Institut, including its logo, must be indicated in all publications related to the screenings of the films coming from the Goethe-Institut’s film depot. Logos are available upon request.


All institutions intending to rent films must first register with the Goethe-Institut Montreal by using the form on this website. Your institution will be issued a client number to be used for all future orders. Registration is free. After registration you can order our films.