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Art House Group Kino Lorber Buys International TV Streamer MHz Choice

New York-based art house distributor Kino Lorber has acquired MHz Networks, the parent company of MHz Choice, an online streaming service dedicated to international television series. Under the deal, announced Thursday, Kino Lorber will add its library of more than 5,000 titles to MHz Choice, which specializes in non-U.S. TV series, streaming such shows as […]

Kino Lorber Takes Israeli Oscar Contender ‘Cinema Sabaya’ (Exclusive)

Kino Lorber has picked up North American distribution rights to Cinema Sabaya, a drama from Israeli director Orit Fouks Rotem that is Israel’s official contender for the 2023 Academy Awards in the best international feature category. The film is a portrait of a group of Arab and Jewish women taking part in a documentary filmmaking […]

‘Loving Highsmith’: Film Review

Gwendoline Christie voices Patricia Highsmith’s diary entries and prose in Eva Vitija’s emotionally candid portrait of the writer and her place in the queer literary firmament.

Kino Lorber Takes ‘The Forger’ for North America

Kino Lorber has picked up all rights in North America for The Forger, a based-on-a-true-story WWII drama about a Jewish document forger who survived the war hiding in plain sight in Berlin. Louis Hofmann (Dark) stars as the ever-optimistic 21-year-old Cioma Schönhaus, who, by using a forged German identity card and a healthy dollop of […]

Kino Lorber Takes Italian Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Mondocane’ for North America (Exclusive)

New York specialty distributor Kino Lorber has picked up all rights in North America to Mondocane, an Italian dystopian sci-fi thriller from first-time director Alessandro Celli. The Lord of the Flies-style tale, set on Italy’s southern coast in a near future, follows best friends Pietro and Cristian (Dennis Protopapa and Giuliano Soprano) who hope to […]

‘First Cow’ Named Best Picture by New York Film Critics Circle

The New York Film Critics Circle has selected Kelly Reichardt’s First Cow as its best picture of 2020. The group gave two awards to Eliza Hittman’s Never Rarely Sometimes Always (best actress for star Sidney Flanigan and screenplay for Hittman) and Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods (best actor for Delroy Lindo and supporting actor for […]

Berlin Golden Bear Winner ‘There Is No Evil’ Lands at Kino Lorber

Kino Lorber has acquired the U.S. rights to Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof's drama 'There Is No Evil,' about executioners who enforce the death penalty in the Islamic republic.

Kino Lorber Launches Online Movie Theater Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

As the coronavirus outbreak accelerates the on-demand release of theatrical movies, Kino Lorber on Thursday said it is launching a online movie exhibition service called Kino Marquee.

Atom Egoyan’s ‘Guest of Honor’ Lands at Kino Lorber (Exclusive)

Kino Lorber has picked up the U.S. rights to Atom Egoyan's 'Guest of Honor,' a family melodrama starring David Thewlis and Laysla De Oliveira, after its world premiere at Venice.

ABC School-Shooting Doc ‘After Parkland’ Acquired by Kino Lorber (Exclusive)

School shooting doc 'After Parkland,' which follows the families affected by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting that left 17 people dead in Florida in 2018, will open in New York and L.A. on Nov. 29, with a wider theatrical release in the first quarter of 2020, after being acquired by Kino Lorber.

Toronto: Kino Lorber Picks Up ‘Martin Eden’ Drama for North America

Kino Lorber has picked up the North American rights to 'Martin Eden,' Italian director Pietro Marcello's film based on Jack London's 1909 novel and set in 20th century Naples.

Toronto: Kino Lorber Takes ‘Beanpole’ for U.S.

Kino Lorber has picked up U.S. rights to 'Beanpole,' a Russian drama about women struggling to survive in the aftermath of World War II, which won the best director prize for filmmaker Kantemir Balagov in Cannes' Un Certain Regard section this year.