Freeing the Culture: Academy Award film available under CC licensing

A Story of Healing won the 1997 Academy Award for best documentary, short subject. The film follows an Interplast volunteer surgical team to Vietnam. Ten years later, Interplast has released the film under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommerical-No Derivatives license (by-nc-nd) and provided a free download.

According to the announcement, “This is the first time that an Academy Award® winning film has been licensed under any Creative Commons license.”

Find the announcement here along with links to the download.

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