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Adopt Films, Kino Lorber partner up

Kino Lorber has signed an agreement to distribute selected titles from Adopt Films, a theatrical distributor of docs and world cinema titles, on home media and digital platforms. (Pictured: Caesar Must Die)
May 10, 2013

Kino Lorber has signed an agreement to distribute selected titles from Adopt Films, a theatrical distributor of docs and world cinema titles, on home media and digital platforms.

The deal is designed to cover packaged media (Blu-Ray and DVD), all digital markets and educational rights, and kicks off with the DVD and Blu-Ray release of Paolo and Vittorio Taviani’s Berlin award-winner Caesar Must Die (pictured above).

Richard Lorber, president and CEO of Kino Lorber, said: “We are honored to have been ‘adopted’ by Tim and Jeff to handle their outstanding line up of award winning festival darlings that have also scored impressive box office results – a rare achievement.

“Adopt Films and Kino Lorber share a similar creative DNA and we will give Adopt’s packaged media and digital releases the same loving attention as our own natural born.”

Adopt Films co-founder and president Tim Gradysays added: “I’m a great admirer of the DVD and VoD platform that Richard and Don Krim have developed and honed at Kino Lorber and, of course, their direct-to-consumer cinephile catalog is the best in the business. We look forward to an enduring and successful relationship.”

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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