21 November 2012 3:43 PM, PST | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Ken Loach turns down Turin Film Festival career award in solidarity with laid-off workers Ken Loach, well-known for his sympathies for the underdog, has turned down the Turin Film Festival’s Gran Premio Torino and will not attend a previously scheduled screening of his film The Angels’ Share on November 26. Loach’s reasons, as explained in an Italian-language statement released by The Angels’ Share Italian distributor, Bim Distribuzione, were tied to a labor dispute involving Turin’s National Film Museum, which also happens to be the Turin [...] »

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