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An in-depth look at the life and career of veteran illustrator and bluegrass musician John Holder; a pioneer of the genre in the UK and co-founder of The Cambridge Folk Festival. John explores his past, and reflects on the legacy of American politics and ways of life in rural Suffolk.
Veteran Illustrator and Bluegrass Musician John Holder returns to the village he grew up, Badwell Ash in Mid-Suffolk, England; reconnecting with family and friends from the past and encountering stories of growing up and growing old in Suffolk. Having left the village to pursue a formal education at Cambridge School of Art at just 16, and begin a life and career that would see him travel all over the world, Old Suffolk Boy provides an insight into an area of Eastern England, as well as a man who is returning to the area - entrenched with pickup trucks, a dash of far-right politics and a deep- rooted love of country music, that will surely resonate with audiences. Suffolk is often referred to as ‘the English Tennessee’ and one can draw numerous parallels between the former and the deep southern U.S state; even going as far as comparing the two distinctive dialects and ideologies being one and the same. 
Director Bio
Louis Holder (BFIFA, BIFA) is an RTS-Award Winning Filmmaker, whose work has featured at numerous national and international film festivals including the BFI Future Film FestivalLondon Short Film Festival (LSFF), Manchester International Film Festival, Sundance-Qualifying Scout Film Festival (Vermont, U.S) and UCL Festival of the Moving Image (FoMI).

Graduating from the world-renowned Film (BA) course at Westminster Film School, he specialised in Producing and Post & Production Sound before moving solely into Film Editing & Colour. He is now undertaking both the AVID Certified User & Certified Professional Courses at the film school, whilst continuing to work as a freelancer for a multitude of creatives, clients and production companies.
Cast & Crew
With Contributions From John Lockwood, Gaye Lockwood, David Smith B.L.R, Neville Ellis, Michael Largent, Alan Hale, Audrey Smith, George Rose, Robert Spink, Stephen McNally, Brenda Hale, Susan J.L. McNally, Eddie Barcan, Nick Barraclough, Roger Law, Pete Sayers + More

Directors John Holder, Louis Holder Producers Louis Holder, Gaye Lockwood Executive Producer Robert Harper Production Sound Louis Holder Cinematographer Mario Antonio Liptaj Film Editors Kristof Szenasi, Louis Holder Researcher Luan Leer Re-Recording Mixer Aidan McCarthy D.I Support Technician & Digital Intermediate Hasan Matar Special Thanks Peter Hort, Sophie Hadley, Hannah Holder, Westminster Film School

Archival Film Footage BBC East, Film Suffolk, East Anglian Film Archive, Cambridge Folk Festival, Badwell Ash Heritage, Badwell Ash History Society, ITN (Thames Television), The Holder Family Archive, The Smiths Family Archive 
Festivals & Awards
Feature Film Festivals & Awards To Be Announced
'OLD SUFFOLK BOYS' - Original Short Film (Below)

Official Selection - UCL Festival of the Moving Image (FOMI) - 2019
Press & Reviews
To Be Announced
Film (Technical) Specifications:
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1 / DCI Flat
Resolution: 4K
Est. Running Time: 135 minutes
Screening Format(s): DCP, ProRes, Online Screener
Sound Mix: 5.1 Surround Theatrical Mix
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