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    Ron Holloway 1933 - 2009

    Thursday, December 17th, 2009

    The international film festival circuit will not be the same following the sad news that the veteran film historian, critic and filmmaker Ron Holloway has died in Berlin at the age of 76.
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    Cleveland Cinematheque CinemaTalk (PDF)
    Politika, Belgrade
    Der Tagesspiegel
    DIE WELT
    Berliner Zeitung
    Screendaily
    The Hollywood Reporter
    Variety
    Movingpictures Magazine
    WACC Global
    Indian Television.
    wallwritings.wordpress.com
    Drama Filmfestival
    www.dinaview.com
    dobanevinosti.blogspot.com
    http://www.vdfk.de/
    http://groups.google.com/group/alt.obituaries
    SIGNIS – World Catholic Association for Communication
    www.guenter-reisch.de
    www.simesite.net
    www.dok-leipzig.de

    VDFK Honorary Award for Ron Holloway

    Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

    The Honorary Award of the German Film Critics’ Association (VDFK) goes this year to the film journalist, film historian and documentary filmmaker Ron Holloway. Hailing from Chicago, he came to Europe four decades ago and began working as a critic for such trade papers as Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Moving Pictures.

    30 Years of KINO – German Film: How it all began …

    Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

    In 1976, Ron Holloway and Dorothea Moritz made the move from Hamburg to Berlin after Ron was invited by the newly appointed Berlinale festival director Wolf Donner to become a member of the Berlinale selection committee with responsibility for Russia. Ron also played an instrumental role in the setting up of the »German Films« sidebar  [...]