Lorber acquires doc 'Genius Within'
Film about Glenn Gold slated for September releaseLorber Films has acquired all U.S. rights to "Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould," a documentary about the pianist directed by Michele Hozer and Peter Raymont, which will be released theatrically in September.
The acquisition was negotiated by Lorber CEO and co-president Richard Lorber and vp Elizabeth Sheldonwith Diana Holtzberg, vp of Films Transit Internationalm and Kelly Jenkins, head of business affairs for White Pine Pictures, which produced the film.
Lorber said, "'Genius Within' is that rare archival documentary where facts are transformed into emotion. When I first saw the film screened in Toronto I knew that Glenn Gould’s personal demons had finally found a vehicle worthy of his angelic musical gifts. We are honored to bring this inspiring film to new, ever-larger audiences fascinated by this alchemy of genius."