Footage Licensing


An affordable resource for filmmakers looking for unique, professional footage

To Purchase Footage

Phone: 212.966.4510 x636

Once the details of the transaction are decided, a screening copy of the program along with a contract will be sent to your address.

For over 35 years, DCTV has produced provocative, award winning documentary programs. Ranging from the first American broadcasts out of post-war Vietnam, to rebel trenches in Nicaragua; the smoking garbage heaps of Manila, to the tragic aftermath of 911, the DCTV catalogue spans the globe, and a broad range of topics.

With over 100 different programs to draw from, The DCTV archive is an affordable resource for filmmakers looking for unique, professional footage to complete their films.

Title Topic Year
A Cinderella Season: The Lady Vols Fight Back Sports 1998
A Woman Among Boys: A Brooklyn Basketball Story Sports 2008
Access Democracy: Smackdown Your Vote! Political Action 2001
Afghanistan: From Ground Zero to Ground Zero War 2002
Bridge to Baghdad I War 2003
Bridge to Baghdad II War 2003
Bullets in the Hood: A Bed-Stuy Story Gun Violence 2004
Campaign Confidential Political Action 2001
Canal Street: First Stop in America Immigration 1998
Chiapas: The Fight for Land and Liberty International 1994
China's Unnatural Disaster: The Tears of Sichuan Province International 2009
Chinatown: Immigrants in America Immigration 1976
Coca and the Congressman International 2003
Cuba, the People: Part I International 1974
Dope Sick Love Drug Addiction 2004
Hard Metals Disease Social Issue 1987
Healthcare: Your Money or Your Life Social Issue 1977
Helena: Helen's Journey Through Mexico Youth Media 2003
High on Crack Street: Lost Lives in Lowell Drug Addiction 1995
Hunger in the Suburbs Social Issue 1987
India Journal International 2006
Invisible Citizens: Japanese Americans Immigration 1983
Jai-Yen: Cool Heart Youth Media 2003
Junkie Junior Drug Addiction 1986
Katrina Sisters Human Interest 2011
Latin Kings: A Street Gang Story Crime Gangs 2003
Life of Crime 2 Crime 1997
Lock-Up: The Prisoners of Rikers Island Crime 1995
Main Street USA Political Action 2003
New Documentary Test Human Interest
No Place to Hide: Inside Iraq, 1991 War 1991
Off to War: The Box Set War 2005
One Night Sit Disability 2004
One Year in a Life of Crime Crime 1989
Papa Human Interest 2002
Pro-TV Media Fellowship Class of 2006 (Compilation) Youth Media 2006
Pro-TV Media Fellowship Class of 2007 (Compilation) Youth Media 2007
Pro-TV Summer Intensive 2006 (Compilation) Youth Media 2006
Pro-TV Summer Intensive 2007 (Compilation) Youth Media 2007
Pro-TV Summer Intensive 2008 (Compilation) Youth Media 2008
Pro-TV Summer Intensive 2009 (Compilation) Youth Media 2009
R.I.P.: Teens Coping with Death Youth Media 1999
Rape: Cries from the Heartland Crime 1991
Siberian Adoption Story International 2005
Snakeheads Immigration 1994
Speak Up New York! Political Action 2002
State of Mind: Living in the Projects Youth Media 2002
Strictly Family: Changing the Definition Youth Media 2003
Taking the Hill Political Action 2006
The Bridge: Egyptian-American Exchange International 2007
The Last Cowboy Human Interest 2005
The Philippines: Life, Death & Revolution International 1986
The Russians Are Coming International 2007
The Story of Vinh Immigration 1991
Third Avenue: Only the Strong Survive Human Interest 1980
To Have and Have Not: The Changing Faces of China International 2002
Venezuela: Revolution in Progress International 2005
Vietnam: 1990 International 1990
Vietnam: Picking Up the Pieces International 1978
Vietnam: Talking to the People International 1985