During a time when a sense of community is more important than ever, we are offering virtual screenings to make it possible for groups of any size to gather (from the safety of their homes) to be enlightened, inspired and motivated by the The Lavender Scare.
Just tell us when you'd like the screening to happen. We'll send you a private screening link and password -- valid for a full week -- for you to share with your viewers. The Lavender Scare will be available to watch whenever it is convenient for them.
Included in the screening price are a variety of promotional materials such as high-resolution still pictures and short video clips that can be embedded on your website or in email blasts.
We can even create a personalized viewing page branded with the name of your organization and your logo so your viewers will know this is an event created especially for them.
You won't find The Lavender Scare on DVD or Netflix. It is only available exclusively for private, virtual screenings for members of your organization.
We offer a tiered licensing and pricing system, based on audience size, to make the film available to the widest possible variety of institutions, organizations and businesses.
High Schools and
All prices include:
Access to view The Lavender Scare on-line for the time period and audience size chosen
Branded screening site personalized for your organization
Access to high-resolution still photos, videos and artwork for use in promotional materials
Questions? Check out our FAQs below, or drop us a line anytime at info@theLavenderScare.com
Producer/director Josh Howard at a screening of The Lavender Scare at the Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Festival.
Want to make your event even more special? Following your screening, engage your viewers with a virtual Q&A session with Josh Howard, producer/director of The Lavender Scare and winner of 24 Emmy Awards for his work on the CBS News broadcast 60 Minutes.
With his inside stories about the making of The Lavender Scare, Josh has provided audiences around the world with his unique insights into the film and its subject matter. Email us at
info@theLavenderScare.com for fees and availability.
Producer/director Josh Howard with LGBTQ civil rights icon Dr. Franklin E. Kameny during filming for The Lavender Scare.
How do I purchase?
Choose the licensing option that's appropriate for your school, organization or business, and click Learn More. You will be taken to our secure check-out page where you can select your audience size. We accept credit cards and PayPal. For purchase orders or wire transfers, email us at info@theLavenderScare.com.
What happens next?
Once we receive your order we will be back in touch with you within 48 hours to find out when you would like to schedule your event. We will then set up your screening site and provide you with a password to distribute to your viewers.
How many viewers can we invite?
The maximum number of viewers for screenings purchased through our website is 1000. For larger audiences, or if you would like to host the event on your own secure server, email us at info@theLavenderScare.com and we'll provide you with a custom quote.
What else comes with my purchase?
In addition to on-line access to The Lavender Scare for the time period you've requested, you will also receive promotional materials to use on your website or in email blasts, as well as an Event Guide with tips to ensure the success of your screening.
Can I use the screening as a fundraiser?
You can charge your viewers a nominal ticket price (under $20 per ticket) as a way to recoup the cost of hosting the event. The license does not permit fundraisers. If you would like to use the film for a fundraising event, please contact us.
Can we follow the screening with a virtual Q&A session?
Yes! Producer/director Josh Howard is available to join a member of your organization for a moderated Q&A session following the screening. Let us know and we'll provide information about fees and scheduling.
Why are the licenses so expensive?
Producing documentaries – particularly historical documentaries, that rely on extensive use of archival material – is a costly undertaking. As independent filmmakers, we rely on the support of our audience to create films such as The Lavender Scare and make them available to the public.
More questions? Please drop us a line at info@theLavenderScare.com and we’ll do our best to help.