I, Daniel Blake

25th Jan 2017, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Wednesday 25th January 7:30pm
Film screening: I, Daniel Blake
Director: Ken Loach

Ken Loach directs this drama that follows a 59-year-old joiner as he tries to navigate the British benefits system. In the North-East of England, widower Daniel Blake (Dave Johns) is forced to stop working when he is taken ill with heart disease and so applies for Employment and Support Allowance from the Government. But his life is further thrown into disarray when his benefits are suddenly taken away from him and he is forced to jump through the many hoops of the bureaucratic system to get them back. During this time, he meets the similarly-troubled single mother Katie (Hayley Squires) whose financial problems mean she is being forced out of her home in London along with her two kids Dylan and Daisy (Dylan McKiernan and Briana Shann).

Running Time: 100 minutes
Cert: 15

“A battle cry for the dispossessed.” The Guardian  

Tickets: £3.50 / £3 concessions / £2 EHU Students