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Kino Lorber, Inc

Overview
Works: 2,546 works in 5,853 publications in 11 languages and 152,080 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Drama  Film adaptations  Silent films  Science fiction films  Biographical films  Biographies  Dystopian films  History 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, fds, Publisher, prn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Inc Kino Lorber
Five broken cameras by Emad Burnat( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2020 in Arabic and Hebrew and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"5 Broken Cameras is a deeply personal, first hand-account of non violent resistance in Bil'in, a West Bank village threatened by encroaching Israeli settlements. Shot almost entirely by Palestinian farmer Emad Burnat, who bought his first camera in 2005 to record the birth of his youngest son, the footage was later given to Israeli co-director Guy Davidi to edit. Structured around the violent destruction of each one of Burnat's cameras, the filmmakers' collaboration follows one family's evolution over five years of village turmoil. Burnat watches from behind the lens as olive trees are bulldozed, protests intensify and lives are lost."--Case
A girl walks home alone at night by Ana Lily Amirpour( Visual )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Strange things are afoot in Bad City. The Iranian ghost town, home to prostitutes, junkies, pimps, and other sordid souls, is a place that reeks of death and hopelessness, where a lonely vampire is stalking the town's most unsavory inhabitants. But when boy meets girls, an unusual love story begins to blossom...blood red. ... A joyful mash up of genre archetypes and iconography, its prolific influences span spaghetti westerns, graphic novels, horror films and the Iranian New Wave ... the first Iranian Vampire Western."--
Linda Ronstadt : the sound of my voice( Visual )

3 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Linda Ronstadt has been an icon for more than 50 years. Her extraordinary vocal range and ambition created unforgettable songs across rock, pop, country, folk ballads, American standards, classic Mexican music, and soul. As the most popular female recording artist of the 1970s, Ronstadt filled huge arenas as no one had ever done and produced an astounding eleven platinum albums. Ronstadt was the first artist to top the Pop, Country, and R & B charts simultaneously
Fuocoammare = Fire at sea by Gianfranco Rosi( Visual )

13 editions published between 2017 and 2021 in Italian and English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuele is twelve years old and lives on an island in the middle of the sea. He goes to school, and loves shooting his slingshot and going hunting. He likes land games, even though everything around him speaks of the sea and the men, women, and children who try to cross it to get to his island. But his is not an island like the others, its name is Lampedusa and it is the most symbolic border of Europe, crossed by thousands of migrants in the last twenty years in search of freedom
More than honey by Markus Imhoof( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in German and English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth look at honeybee colonies in California, Switzerland, China, and Australia. Tackles the vexing issue of why bees, worldwide, are facing extinction
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

3 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future. Metropolis is a wonderful city, high above the ground its towers stand. The people prosper, the economy is flourishing, the suspended streets are busy. But Metropolis also has a great secret, so hidden that not even Freder Fredersen, son of founder Joh Fredersen knows about it. He is spending his free time in the Eternal Gardens, when suddenly a woman shows up, with what looks like a class of children. They're from the City of Workers, in the depth, Freder learns. "These are your brothers," she tells the children, before she is forced to leave. Freder is so intrigued he follows them into the depth and doesn't like what he sees. The workers are exploited, they must do labor like robots. Freder tries to convince his father to change, while the woman tries to keep workers' morale high by predicting a man will stand up that will mediate. Someone that will use both hands and head, someone that will be the heart. Soon after its premiere, Metropolis was severely shortened and altered. Since then, more than a quarter of the film was assumed to have been lost. In 2008, an almost complete version of the film was discovered in Buenos Aires. The material was heavily damaged and, because it had been printed on 16mm film stock, does not have the full-aperture silent picture ratio. Utilizing the footage from Argentina, a virtually complete Metropolis has been reconstructed and its proper editing has been restored. The text of the intertitles was taken from German censorship records and has been translated into English. In order to maintain the scale of the restored footage, the missing portion of the frame appears black. Black frames indicate points at which footage is still lost. Intertitles in a different typeface have been added to summarize the contents of the missing scenes
Bombshell by Alexandra Dean( Visual )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and '40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cell phone and Bluetooth technology have in common? They are both Hedy Lamarr, the glamour icon whose ravishing visage was the inspiration for Snow White and Cat Woman and a technological trailblazer who perfected a radio system to throw Nazi torpedoes off course during WWII
The Internet's own boy : the story of Aaron Swartz by Brian Knappenberger( Visual )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aaron Swartz was a programming prodigy who helped shape the digital landscape of today. He helped develop the internet protocol RSS and was a co-founder of Reddit. Chronicling his pioneering efforts crusading for open access and free speech and the resulting legal nightmare and tragedy that ensued, the documentary is a dynamic and moving portrait of a brilliant tech millionaire who renounced the values of Silicon Valley startup culture and used technology to tirelessly fight for social justice
Of fathers and sons by Talal Derki( Visual )

7 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in Arabic and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Talal Derki returned to his Syrian homeland where he gained the trust of a radical Islamist family, sharing their daily life for over two years. His camera focuses primarily on the children, providing an extremely rare insight into what it means to grow up with a father whose only dream is to establish an Islamic caliphate. Osama and his brother Ayman both love and admire their father and obey his words, but while Osama seems content to follow the path of Jihad, Ayman wants to go back to school
Rumble : the Indians who rocked the world( Visual )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This revelatory documentary brings to light the profound and overlooked influence of Indigenous people on popular music in North America. Focusing on music icons like Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Taboo (The Black Eyed Peas), Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey, Jesse Ed Davis, Robbie Robertson, and Randy Castillo, RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World shows how these pioneering Native American musicians helped shape the soundtracks of our lives. The idea for RUMBLE came about when guitarist Stevie Salas, an Apache Indian and one of the film's Executive Producers, realized that no one outside of the music business knew about the profound contribution of these Native musicians. Renewed attention to this missing chapter in the history of American music led to the publishing of Brian Wright-McLeod's The Encyclopedia of Native Music, an exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, and eventually this documentary." -- Container
The mill & the cross by Lech Majewski( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lech Majewski brings to life Pieter Bruegel's masterpiece The Way to Calvary, the story of the crucifixion, setting it in 16th century Flanders under brutal Spanish occupation.--Container
Tian zhu ding by Zhangke Jia( Visual )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2020 in Chinese and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by four shocking and true events, the film focuses on four characters who are driven to violent ends. An angry miner, enraged by widespread corruption, decides to take justice into his own hands. A rootless migrant discovers the infinite possibilities of owning a firearm. A young receptionist is pushed beyond her limits by an abusive client. A young factory worker goes from one discouraging job to the next, only to face increasingly degrading circumstances
Anthropocene : the human epoch( Visual )

6 editions published between 2018 and 2020 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stunning sensory experience and cinematic meditation on humanity's massive reengineering of the planet, this years-in-the-making feature documentary narrated by Alicia Vikander, follows the research of an international body of scientists, the Anthropocene Working Group who, after nearly ten years of research, argue that the Holocene Epoch gave way to the Anthropocene Epoch in the mid-twentieth century as a result of profound and lasting human changes to the Earth
Obit. : an inside look at life on the New York Times obituaries desk( Visual )

9 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a time when the free press is under threat, OBIT. takes a rare look inside one of the United States' foremost journalistic institutions, The New York Times. The steadfast writers of the paper's Obituaries section approach their work with journalistic rigor and narrative flair, each day depositing the details of a handful of extraordinary lives into the cultural memory. Going beyond the byline and into the minds of those chronicling the recently decesaed, OBIT. is ultimately a celebration of life that conveys the central role journalism plays in capturing and reporting vital pieces of our history
Poetry = Si by Ch'ang-dong Yi( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Korean and and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A sixty-something woman, faced with the discovery of a heinous family crime and in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, finds strength and purpose when she enrolls in a poetry class"--IMDb
How to change the world( Visual )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2020 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1971, a group of friends sail into a nuclear test zone, and their protest captures the world's imagination. Using never before seen archive that brings their extraordinary world to life, 'How To Change The World' is the story of the pioneers who founded Greenpeace and defined the modern green movement
Tāksī = Taxi by Jafar Panahi( Visual )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Persian and English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jafar Panahi drives a yellow cab through the vibrant streets of Tehran, picking up a diverse group of passengers in a single day. Each man, woman, and child candidly expresses his or her own view of the world while being interviewed by the curious and gracious driver
Tower by Keith Maitland( Visual )

6 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On August first, 1966, a sniper rode the elevator to the top floor of the iconic University of Texas Tower and opened fire, holding the campus hostage for 96 minutes in what was a previously unimaginable event. This documentary combines archival footage with animated re-enactments of the dramatic day, based entirely on first person testimonies from witnesses, heroes, and survivors, in a seamless and suspenseful retelling of the unfolding tragedy
The booksellers( Visual )

4 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the New York community of rare book collectors and dealers
La fille du puisatier = The well-digger's daughter by Daniel Auteuil( Visual )

5 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In pre-World War II France, a father is torn between his sense of honor and his deep love for his saintly daughter when she gets in trouble with a dashing air force pilot
 
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