Posts Tagged ‘The Defence of Madrid’
April 22, 2013 by Lydia Syson
What prompted thousands of men and women, some only teenagers (like Nat and Felix in A World Between Us), to leave everything they knew to go and help the Republican cause in Spain – often without a word to their families? Many had never left Britain before, most didn’t speak a word of Spanish, and a fifth of them were killed there.
In Ken Loach’s Land and Freedom, a documentary film at a political meeting is the deciding factor keep reading
Category Blog | Tags: Anti-fascism, blood on the streets, fundraising documentary, Ian Hart, International Brigade Memorial Trust, Ivor Montagu, Jim Jump, Ken Loach, Land and Freedom, London Socialist Film Co-op, Medical Aid for Spain, Propaganda films, Spanish Civil War films, The Defence of Madrid, Trabadajores, Trabajadores