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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
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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