Indiewire: LORBER and KINO international join forces

Positioned for the Digital Future, Krim & Lorber Still Favor the Big Screen – indieWIRE.

[News from Lorber,  our TAQWACORE distributor]

Richard Lorber and Don Krim, veterans of art and specialized film distribution for more than thirty years each, first met during their freshman year at Columbia University in the ‘60s. The two have separately built strong track records distributing international cinema—on big screens and small—in the U.S. Now, as they announced today, the two will combine forces to try to leverage a large library for the future.

Over the years, Lorber and Krim worked together and then became friendly competitors. Now, they will jointly run the newly merged Kino Lorber, which has a combined library of some 600+ titles. They will be releasing films in traditional theatrical and home video models, but also positioning the catalog for emerging digital platforms…