Arturo Rodríguez Fernández

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Arturo Rodríguez Fernández (1948 – April 16, 2010) was an author, film critic, and playwright.

Born in Santo Domingo, he attended high school in Spain, and went on to receive a law degree from National University Pedro Henríquez Ureña and from universities in Strasbourg, France and Italy. He has received over thirty national and international literary awards.[1]

Rodríguez Fernández died of a cardiac arrest on April 16, 2010. At the time of his death, he was the Santo Domingo Ministry of Culture's Film Commissioner,[2] produced a daily radio show covering cinema, and worked a journalist for the news magazine Hoy.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "PANELISTS BIOGRAPHIES". Dominican Republic Global Film Festival. 2006-08-26. Archived from the original on September 18, 2007. Retrieved 2008-08-29. 
  2. ^ "Dirección Nacional de Cine" (in Spanish). Government of the Dominican Republic. 2008-08-29. Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-29. 


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