Archive for December, 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.
Cleveland Cinematheque CinemaTalk (PDF)
The Hollywood Reporter
SIGNIS – World Catholic Association for Communication
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.
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 [...]