Ken Loach Poster

Awards

BAFTA Awards

2017 Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Outstanding British Film of the Year
I, Daniel Blake (2016)
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Nominee
David Lean Award for Direction
I, Daniel Blake (2016)
2006 Winner
Academy Fellowship
2002 Nominee
BAFTA TV Award
Best Single Drama
The Navigators (2001)
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1999 Nominee
Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film
My Name Is Joe (1998)
Shared with:
1997 Nominee
Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film
Carla's Song (1996)
Shared with:
1996 Nominee
Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film
Land and Freedom (1995)
Shared with:
1994 Winner
Michael Balcon Award
Nominee
Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film
Raining Stones (1993)
Shared with:
1976 Nominee
BAFTA TV Award
Best Drama Series/Serial
Days of Hope (1975)
Shared with:
1971 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Direction
Kes (1969)
Best Screenplay
Kes (1969)
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Amanda Awards, Norway

2017 Nominee
Amanda
Best Foreign Feature Film (Årets utenlandske spillefilm)
I, Daniel Blake (2016)
UK.

Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards

1997 Nominee
Silver Condor
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Land and Freedom (1995)
UK.

Association of Polish Filmmakers Critics Awards

2006 Winner
Golden Reel
Best Foreign Film
The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006)

Avellino Neorealism Film Festival

2005 Winner
Career Award

BAFTA Awards, Scotland

2012 Nominee
BAFTA Scotland Award
Best Feature Film
The Angels' Share (2012)
1997 Nominee
BAFTA Scotland Award
Best Feature Film
Carla's Song (1996)
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Berlin International Film Festival

2014 Winner
Honorary Golden Berlin Bear
2004 Winner
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
Competition
Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)
Winner
Prize of the Guild of German Art House Cinemas
Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)
Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)
1994 Winner
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
Competition
Ladybird Ladybird (1994)
Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Ladybird Ladybird (1994)
1985 Winner
OCIC Award
Which Side Are You On? (1985)
1972 Winner
OCIC Award - Recommendation
Forum of New Film
Family Life (1971)
Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Forum of New Film
Family Life (1971)
Tied with L'udienza (1972).
Winner
Interfilm Award - Recommendation
Forum of New Cinema
Family Life (1971)

Bodil Awards

2017 Nominee
Bodil
Best Non-American Film (Bedste ikke-amerikanske film)
I, Daniel Blake (2016)
2004 Nominee
Bodil
Best Non-American Film (Bedste ikke-amerikanske film)
Sweet Sixteen (2002)
1999 Winner
Bodil
Best Non-American Film (Bedste ikke amerikanske film)
My Name Is Joe (1998)

Bremen Film Award

2006 Winner
Bremen Film Award

British Film Institute Awards

1996 Winner
BFI Fellowship

British Independent Film Awards

2016 Nominee
British Independent Film Award
Best Director
I, Daniel Blake (2016)
2006 Winner
Special Jury Prize
Nominee
British Independent Film Award
Best Director
The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006)
2002 Nominee
British Independent Film Award
Best Director
Sweet Sixteen (2002)
2001 Nominee
British Independent Film Award
Best Director
Bread and Roses (2000)
1998 Winner
British Independent Film Award
Best British Director of an Independent Film
My Name Is Joe (1998)
Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

Camerimage

2002 Winner
Cinematographer-Director Duo Award
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Cannes Film Festival

2016 Winner
Palme d'Or
I, Daniel Blake (2016)
Winner
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury - Special Mention
I, Daniel Blake (2016)

Sustained by the great artistic qualities of the director, this movie portrays a man at the end of ... More

Sustained by the great artistic qualities of the director, this movie portrays a man at the end of his life, who puts his own suffering aside to be of service to a family challenged by marginalization and poverty. Like a Good Samaritan, he brings them the attention and affection that are as necessary to human beings as material needs.

Winner
Palm DogManitarian Award
I, Daniel Blake (2016)
For showcasing a three-legged dog named Shae.
2014 Nominee
Palme d'Or
Jimmy's Hall (2014)
2012 Winner
Jury Prize
The Angels' Share (2012)
Nominee
Palme d'Or
The Angels' Share (2012)
2010 Nominee
Palme d'Or
Route Irish (2010)
2009 Winner
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
Looking for Eric (2009)

For its great artistic quality and its humoristic, optimistic and humanist approach of the crisis ... More

For its great artistic quality and its humoristic, optimistic and humanist approach of the crisis faced by contemporary society. The film portrays values that are often under fire today such as friendship, solidarity, the importance of family and dialogue towards oneself and the other. Which the mythical Cantona summarizes in one sentence : "The best action I remember is not a goal but an assist".

Nominee
Palme d'Or
Looking for Eric (2009)
2006 Winner
Palme d'Or
The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006)
2004 Winner
30th Anniversary Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
For his entire body of work.
2002 Nominee
Palme d'Or
Sweet Sixteen (2002)
2000 Nominee
Palme d'Or
Bread and Roses (2000)
1998 Nominee
Palme d'Or
My Name Is Joe (1998)
1995 Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Land and Freedom (1995)
Tied with To vlemma tou Odyssea (1995).
Winner
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
Land and Freedom (1995)
Nominee
Palme d'Or
Land and Freedom (1995)
1993 Winner
Jury Prize
Raining Stones (1993)
Nominee
Palme d'Or
Raining Stones (1993)
1991 Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Riff-Raff (1991)
1990 Winner
Jury Prize
Hidden Agenda (1990)
Winner
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury - Special Mention
Hidden Agenda (1990)
Nominee
Palme d'Or
Hidden Agenda (1990)
1981 Winner
Young Cinema Award
Looks and Smiles (1981)
Tied with Neige (1981).
Winner
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury - Special Mention
Looks and Smiles (1981)
Nominee
Palme d'Or
Looks and Smiles (1981)
1979 Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Parallel Section
Black Jack (1979)

Capri, Hollywood

2006 Winner
Capri Legend Award

Chicago International Film Festival

2009 Nominee
Gold Hugo
Best Feature
Looking for Eric (2009)
1990 Nominee
Gold Hugo
Best Feature
Hidden Agenda (1990)
1979 Nominee
Gold Hugo
Best Feature
Black Jack (1979)

Cinema Brazil Grand Prize

2018 Nominee
Cinema Brazil Grand Prize
Best Foreign-Language Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)
I, Daniel Blake (2016)
UK.

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain

2017 Nominee
CEC Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
I, Daniel Blake (2016)

Cinemanila International Film Festival

2006 Nominee
Lino Brocka Award
International Competition
The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006)

CinEuphoria Awards

2017 Winner
CinEuphoria
Freedom of Expression - Honorary Award
I, Daniel Blake (2016)

CPH:DOX

2013 Nominee
Politiken's Audience Award
The Spirit of '45 (2013)

César Awards, France

2017 Winner
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
I, Daniel Blake (2016)
2013 Nominee
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
The Angels' Share (2012)
2005 Winner
César
Best European Union Film (Meilleur film de l'Union Européenne)
Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)
UK/Belgium/Germany/Italy/Spain. Tied with Life Is a Miracle (2004).
2003 Nominee
César
Best European Union Film (Meilleur film de l'Union Européenne)
11'09''01 - September 11 (2002)
Shared with:
Best European Union Film (Meilleur film de l'Union Européenne)
Sweet Sixteen (2002)
UK.
1996 Winner
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Land and Freedom (1995)
1994 Nominee
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Raining Stones (1993)

Denver International Film Festival

2016 Nominee
Krzysztof Kieslowski Award
Best Film
I, Daniel Blake (2016)

Dinard British Film Festival

2002 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards

2016 Nominee
DFCC
Best Director
I, Daniel Blake (2016)
3rd place.

Emden International Film Festival

2004 Nominee
Emden Film Award
Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)
2003 Nominee
Emden Film Award
Sweet Sixteen (2002)

Empire Awards, UK

2017 Nominee
Empire Award
Best Director
I, Daniel Blake (2016)

European Film Awards

2016 Winner
European University Film Award
I, Daniel Blake (2016)

"With a strong critique, Ken Loach has the courage to show what the media and the general ideology ... More

"With a strong critique, Ken Loach has the courage to show what the media and the general ideology have been ignoring. It makes us question not only the tendency in society but also the connection between our existence and citizenship. Thanks to its straightforward narration, I, DANIEL BLAKE manages to show how bureaucracy and the State are involved in our lives. It puts it in a way that is accessible for all audiences to understand and is a necessary critique of the obsolete governmental apparatus that not only resonate in the United Kingdom, but in Europe as a whole.

Nominee
European Film Award
European Director
I, Daniel Blake (2016)
European Film
I, Daniel Blake (2016)
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2009 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award
2006 Nominee
European Film Award
European Director
The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006)
2002 Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Sweet Sixteen (2002)
Nominee
European Film Award
European Director
Sweet Sixteen (2002)

Evening Standard British Film Awards

2008 Nominee
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Film
It's a Free World... (2007)
1999 Winner
Special Award
For services not only to British film, but also to international cinema.
1994 Winner
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Film
Raining Stones (1993)

FICE - Federazione Italiana Cinema d'Essai

2004 Winner
FICE Award
Best European Director (Migliore Regista Europeo)
Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)

Film by the Sea International Film Festival

2016 Winner
Audience Award
Best Feature Film
I, Daniel Blake (2016)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

1995 Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best Foreign Film
Ladybird Ladybird (1994)
UK.

Flaiano International Prizes

1998 Winner
Career Award
Cinema

French Syndicate of Cinema Critics

1996 Winner
Critics Award
Best Foreign Film
Land and Freedom (1995)
UK. Tied with To vlemma tou Odyssea (1995).
1994 Winner
Critics Award
Best Foreign Film
Raining Stones (1993)
UK.
1974 Winner
Critics Award
Best Foreign Film
Family Life (1971)
UK.

Goya Awards

2017 Nominee
Goya
Best European Film (Mejor Película Europea)
I, Daniel Blake (2016)
2007 Nominee
Goya
Best European Film (Mejor Película Europea)
The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006)
1995 Nominee
Goya
Best European Film (Mejor Película Europea)
Raining Stones (1993)
UK
1993 Nominee
Goya
Best European Film (Mejor Película Europea)
Hidden Agenda (1990)
UK.
Best European Film (Mejor Película Europea)
Riff-Raff (1991)
UK.

Havana Film Festival

1996 Winner
Coral
Best Work of a Non-Latin American Director on a Latin America Subject
Carla's Song (1996)

Irish Film and Television Awards

2007 Winner
IFTA Award
Best Film
The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006)

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

2007 Nominee
Silver Ribbon
Best European Director (Regista del Miglior Film Europeo)
The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006)
1996 Nominee
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Land and Freedom (1995)
1994 Winner
European Silver Ribbon
Raining Stones (1993)
1992 Nominee
European Silver Ribbon
Riff-Raff (1991)

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

1970 Winner
Crystal Globe
Kes (1969)

Leipzig DOK Festival

1997 Winner
Prize of the Trade Union 'IG Medien'
The Flickering Flame (1998)

Locarno International Film Festival

2016 Winner
Audience Award
I, Daniel Blake (2016)
Nominee
Variety Piazza Grande Award
I, Daniel Blake (2016)
2003 Winner
Leopard of Honor

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2007 Nominee
ALFS Award
British Director of the Year
The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006)
2005 Winner
Dilys Powell Award
1999 Nominee
ALFS Award
British Director of the Year
My Name Is Joe (1998)
1994 Winner
ALFS Award
British Director of the Year
Raining Stones (1993)

Magritte Awards, Belgium

2018 Nominee
Magritte Award
Best Foreign Film in Co-Production (Meilleur film étranger en coproduction)
I, Daniel Blake (2016)
2013 Nominee
Magritte Award
Best Foreign Film in Co-Production (Meilleur film étranger en coproduction)
The Angels' Share (2012)
2012 Nominee
Magritte Award
Best Foreign Film in Co-Production (Meilleur film étranger en coproduction)
Route Irish (2010)
2011 Winner
Magritte Award
Best Co-Production (Meilleur coproduction)
Looking for Eric (2009)

Marseille Festival of Documentary Film

1997 Winner
Special Mention
The Flickering Flame (1998)

Melbourne International Film Festival

2012 Nominee
Most Popular Feature Film
The Angels' Share (2012)
9th Runner-Up

Motovun Film Festival

2004 Winner
Propeller of Motovun
Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)

Polish Film Awards

2017 Nominee
Eagle
Best European Film (Najlepszy Film Europejski)
I, Daniel Blake (2016)
2007 Nominee
Eagle
Best European Film (Najlepszy Film Europejski)
The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006)
Germany/Italy/Spain/France/Ireland/UK.

Portland International Film Festival

1999 Winner
Audience Award
Best Film
My Name Is Joe (1998)
Tied with The Harmonists (1997).

Raindance Film Festival

1998 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival

2000 Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Best European Film (Melhor Filme Europeu)
Bread and Roses (2000)

Robert Festival

2017 Nominee
Robert
Best Non-American Film (Årets ikke-amerikanske film)
I, Daniel Blake (2016)
2004 Nominee
Robert
Best Non-American Film (Årets ikke-amerikanske film)
Sweet Sixteen (2002)
1999 Winner
Robert
Best Non-American Film (Årets ikke-amerikanske film)
My Name Is Joe (1998)

Salerno Shadowline Film Festival

1998 Winner
Shadowline Award

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2016 Winner
Audience Award
Best Film
I, Daniel Blake (2016)
2012 Winner
Audience Award
European Film
The Angels' Share (2012)

Sant Jordi Awards

1996 Winner
Sant Jordi
Best Spanish Film (Mejor Película Española)
Land and Freedom (1995)

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

2003 Winner
Jury Award
Best International Film
Sweet Sixteen (2002)
2001 Winner
Phoenix Prize
Bread and Roses (2000)

Sarasota Film Festival

2013 Winner
Audience Award
Best in World Cinema
The Angels' Share (2012)

Seattle International Film Festival

2017 Nominee
Golden Space Needle Award
Best Film
I, Daniel Blake (2016)
Third Place

Seville European Film Festival

2007 Winner
Golden Giraldillo
Best Film
It's a Free World... (2007)

Stockholm Film Festival

2016 Winner
Audience Award
I, Daniel Blake (2016)

Sydney Film Festival

2003 Winner
Audience Award
Best Feature-Length Fiction Film
Family Life (1971)
(Dendy Opera Quays).

Telluride Film Festival, US

1993 Winner
Silver Medallion Award

Temecula Valley International Film Festival

2000 Winner
Jury Award
Best Feature Film
Bread and Roses (2000)

Torino Film Festival

2012 Winner
Gran Premio Torino
1998 Winner
Career Cipputi Award

Turia Awards

2017 Winner
Audience Award
Best Foreign Film
I, Daniel Blake (2016)
2015 Winner
Audience Award
Best Foreign Film
Jimmy's Hall (2014)

Valladolid International Film Festival

2004 Winner
Audience Award
Official Section
Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)
Nominee
Golden Spike
Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)
2002 Winner
Golden Spike
Sweet Sixteen (2002)
Unanimously.
1998 Winner
Golden Spike
My Name Is Joe (1998)
Winner
Audience Award
My Name Is Joe (1998)

Vancouver International Film Festival

2016 Winner
Most Popular International Feature
I, Daniel Blake (2016)

Venice Film Festival

2012 Winner
Bresson Award
2007 Winner
SIGNIS Award - Honorable Mention
It's a Free World... (2007)
Winner
EIUC Award
It's a Free World... (2007)
Nominee
Golden Lion
It's a Free World... (2007)
2002 Winner
UNESCO Award
11'09''01 - September 11 (2002)
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Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Best Short Film
11'09''01 - September 11 (2002)
For the clarity and passion with which challenging ideas are presented.
2001 Winner
Children and Cinema Award
The Navigators (2001)
Nominee
Golden Lion
The Navigators (2001)
1996 Winner
The President of the Italian Senate's Gold Medal
Carla's Song (1996)
Nominee
Golden Lion
Carla's Song (1996)
1994 Winner
Career Golden Lion
1986 Winner
UNICEF Award
Fatherland (1986)
Nominee
Golden Lion
Fatherland (1986)

Writers' Guild of Great Britain

1971 Winner
Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award
Best British Screenplay
Kes (1969)
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