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  1. British Film Industry Calls for U.K. to Remain in EU as Brexit Vote Begins

    1:46 am 6/23/2016

    U.K. celebrities, including Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Jude Law and Chiwetel Ejiofor, signed a 'love letter' to British voters urging them to vote to remain, but polls suggest the referendum is too close to call. Read more

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  2. Ken Loach Says Brexit Debate Is Simply Between Those "Who Wish to Exploit Workers"

    4:10 am 6/14/2016

    Speaking at the Sheffield Doc/Fest, the recent Palme d'Or winner also discussed his embarrassment at directing a McDonald's commercial during a lean period in 1990.Read more

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  3. ‘Versus: The Life and Films of Ken Loach’: Film Review

    3:13 pm 5/30/2016

    The campaigning British director marks his 80th birthday with this career-spanning documentary, with contributions from screen comrades including Cillian Murphy.Read more

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  4. Cannes: U.K. Industry Reacts to Ken Loach's Palme d'Or Win

    3:09 am 5/23/2016

    BBC Films head Christine Langan calls it a "stunning tribute to one of our most humane filmmakers."Read more

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  5. Cannes: Ken Loach's 'I, Daniel Blake' Lands at Sundance Selects

    4:33 am 5/16/2016

    The drama, which marks Loach's 13th film, had its world premiere on May 13 and is playing in competition.Read more

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  6. Cannes: Ken Loach Slams "Conscious Cruelty" in Welfare System, Urges Against Brexit

    2:42 am 5/13/2016

    The director discussed 'I, Daniel Blake,' the first film since his supposed final feature.Read more

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  7. 'I, Daniel Blake': Cannes Review

    12:40 pm 5/12/2016

    A Palme d'Or winner for 'The Wind That Shakes the Barley,' Ken Loach returns to Cannes with this drama about two honest people caught in an uncaring welfare system.Read more

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  8. Ken Loach, Chantal Akerman Retrospectives Set for Sheffield Doc/Fest

    2:29 am 5/5/2016

    Michael Moore will open the U.K.'s biggest documentary event with 'Where to Invade Next,' while HBO's Sheila Nevins will give a talk.Read more

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  9. Berlin: Ken Loach Doc Finds U.K. Buyer, International Sales Agent in Dogwoof

    7:00 am 2/10/2016

    'Vs. The Life and Films of Ken Loach' will look at the iconic British director as he turns 80 and reflects over 50 years of filmmaking.Read more

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  10. TIFF: British Theater-to-Film Directors Get Festival Spotlight

    10:28 am 8/27/2015

    This year's City-to-City sidebar will showcase directorial double-acts moving from the live stage to the big screen. Read more

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