Loach to receive Spanish film prize

October 11, 2010

Acclaimed director Ken Loach, whose Land and Freedom (1995) loosely follows George Orwell’s Homage to Catalonia, will be awarded a Goyesca award for his Spanish Civil War film at a new Spanish festival for political cinema that will take place in November in Ronda, The Olive Press reports. See Loach’s film in full here.