Press

 
For press inquiries about Kino Lorber releases, contact press@kinolorber.com.  To access press kits and materials about an individual film, search for it above and scroll down on the film page.
The Super 8 Years

The film had its World Premiere at the Cannes Directors’ Fortnight and is a natural extension of her literary work in its form and content, showing the pastimes, lifestyle and aspirations of a social class in post-1960s France through the lens of the Ernaux family archive.

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Image of Kino Lorber Acquires International TV Streamer MHz Choice article

Award-winning international film distribution company Kino Lorber announced today its acquisition of global media company MHz Networks, parent of streamer MHz Choice, the leading North American SVOD service dedicated to international television series.

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Image of Kino Lorber Acquires North American Rights to Israeli Oscar Entry 'Cinema Sabaya' article

Kino Lorber announced that it has acquired North American distribution rights to Orit Fouks Rotem’s nuanced and absorbing debut Cinema Sabaya, Israel’s official entry to the 95th Academy Awards. A richly textured portrait of a group of Arab and Israeli women taking part in a documentary filmmaking workshop, Cinema Sabaya will be released theatrically by Kino Lorber in early 2023, followed by digital and home video release.

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THE WORST ONES

Kino Lorber announced that it has acquired all rights in the US and anglophone Canada to Lise Akoka and Romane Gueret’s sensitive and affecting drama The Worst Ones, which was awarded the top prize in the Un Certain Regard section of the 2022 Cannes Film Festival and will make its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this September.

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SCARLET

Kino Lorber announced that it has acquired from Orange Studio all North American distribution rights to Pietro Marcello’s expansive post-WWI fable Scarlet, marking Kino’s second collaboration with the celebrated Martin Eden director. The film will make its North American premiere in the Main Slate of the 60th New York Film Festival this fall before a theatrical release in 2023.

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Loving Highsmith

Zeitgeist Films in association with Kino Lorber, two of the leading distribution companies for art-house and international films in the U.S., have acquired all North American rights to Eva Vitija’s Loving Highsmith, an intimate documentary portrait of the novelist Patricia Highsmith that casts new light on her life and oeuvre. Zeitgeist Films will release the film theatrically this September.

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BLOOM UP

Kino Lorber announced that it has acquired all North American distribution rights to Mauro Russo Rouge’s intimate documentary Bloom Up: A Swinger Couple Story. Kino Lorber is planning a theatrical release on August 12, ahead of International Swingers Day (August 13).

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Chile 1976

Kino Lorber announced that it has acquired all North American distribution rights to Manuela Martelli's Chile '76, which made its world premiere at this year's Cannes Directors' Fortnight and will be released in North America in 2023.

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Costa Brava, Lebanon

Kino Lorber announced that it has acquired North American theatrical and other rights to Mounia Akl's directorial debut Costa Brava, Lebanon, a keen and darkly comic commentary on Lebanon's waste crisis and unsettled political landscape.

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Framing Agnes

Kino Lorber announced that it has acquired North American distribution rights to Chase Joynt's innovative hybrid film Framing Agnes, which explores the lived expe riences of trans people past and present through reenactments of transcripts from a UCLA gender study conducted in the 1960s.

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The Cow Who Sang a Song Into the Future

Kino Lorber announced that it has acquired North American distribution rights to Francisca Alegría's elegiac environmental fable The Cow Who Sang a Song Into the Future. Kino Lorber is planning a theatrical release later this year.

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BRAINWASHED: Sex-Camera-Power

Kino Lorber announced that it has acquired North American distribution rights to Nina Menkes’ explosive documentary BRAINWASHED: Sex-Camera-Power, teaming with Kanopy, the premium library streaming platform for films that matter, for the film’s release.

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Olga

Kino Lorber announced that it has acquired all North American distribution rights to Elie Grappe's Ukrainian gymnast drama Olga. Kino Lorber is planning a theatrical release on June 24, with 10% of proceeds to be donated to Direct Relief in Ukraine.

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Utama

Kino Lorber announced that it has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to writer-director Alejandro Loayza Grisi's Bolivian eco-drama Utama, which means "our home." Kino Lorber is planning a theatrical release for later this year.

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Kyiv Frescoes

Kino Lorber is proud to present a special presentation of the 4K restoration of Sergei Parajanov's Kyiv Frescoes, available exclusively on Kino Now for a limited time to benefit the Oleksandr Dovzhenko National Centre and Film Archive in Kyiv, Ukraine.

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