The Federal Copyright Act (Title 17 of the U.S.Code) governs how copyrighted materials including films and musical works can be used and shown. The showing or viewing of the film, movie, music, or any other copyrighted work in a tavern, restaurant, private clubs or any other place not considered a home requires the permission of the copyright owner. Before holding your event, please go to the following link for more information: studentlife.mit.edu/sao this site will be updated as new information becomes available.
If you are unable to locate an answer for your specific question, please contact the Student Activities Office 253-6777 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. We may not have the answer initially, but we can help to find an answer.