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Extra: Kino takes “Keep Quiet,” Telegraph launches content platform

Kino Lorber acquires Keep Quiet New York-headquartered distribution house Kino Lorber has acquired all North American rights to Joseph Martin and Sam Blair’s portrait of Hungarian politician Csanad Szegedi. Keep Quiet (pictured), which held ...
December 14, 2016

Kino Lorber acquires Keep Quiet

New York-headquartered distribution house Kino Lorber has acquired all North American rights to Joseph Martin and Sam Blair’s portrait of Hungarian politician Csanad Szegedi.

Keep Quiet (pictured), which held its world premiere at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, chronicles the life of Szegedi, who helped found the far-right, anti-Semitic nationalist party Jobbik, only to subsequently discover his own Jewish heritage.

The film follows Szegedi as he approaches Rabbi Baruch Oberlander, the leader of the Orthodox Jewish community in Budapest, as they embark upon a three-year voyage of discovery to confront Szegedi’s dark past and reflect on his new future. 

The deal was negotiated between Kino Lorber’s senior VP of theatrical Wendy Lidell and The Film Sales Company’s president Andrew Herwitz.

The film opens at New York’s Lincoln Plaza Cinemas on Feb. 10, followed by a national expansion.

Telegraph Media Group partners with Endemol Shine Group

Telegraph Media Group – proprietor of national British daily newspaper The Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph – has launched a new content platform in partnership with Endemol Shine Group.

Telegraph Now Showing, with content provided by ESG, will allow The Telegraph subscribers to access video content such as travelogue docuseries Joanna Lumley’s Greek Odyssey and The Miracle of the Hudson Plane Crash.

The video hub will be hosted on a bespoke portal within Telegraph Video and will be available to stream exclusively until the end of January 2017.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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