Richard Lorber

President, CEO & pricipal owner, Kino Lorber Inc.

Richard Lorber is the President, CEO and a principal owner of Kino Lorber, Inc. An industry pioneer with over forty years’ experience, Mr. Lorber was the co-founder and head of Fox Lorber for 20 years. He later served for 6 years as President of Koch Lorber Films, partnered with Entertainment One. He acquired Kino International in 2009 to form Kino Lorber.

Before his business career, Richard Lorber earned bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees from Columbia University and spent a decade teaching art history including as an Assistant Professor, New York University, while also writing art criticism for Artforum, and other journals. The French government honored his cultural contributions by awarding him the “Chevalier de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.” He served for 9 years as Chairman of the Board of Film Forum, America’s pre-eminent non-profit art-house cinema. He is a member of the Producers’ Guild of America and a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science (OSCARS), Executives branch.

Kino Lorber is a 35-year-old leader in art house distribution for award-winning world cinema, documentary features and classics. Kino Lorber has a distinguished awards record with 7 Oscar-nominated films in the last 10 years as well as many other global winners from top festivals among its highly curated library of over 4,000 film titles. Danish films are among the most distinguished in its collection with major films from Lars Von Trier, Jorgen Leth, Janus Metz, Mads Brugger and others.

Richard Lorber will speak at the session Trade Council on October 28 at THIS Conference.

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