I, Daniel Blake

film publicity image19 January 2018
(Post-screening discussion at evening showing.)
UK, 2016, Cert 15, 100 minutes. Director: Ken Loach.
Starring: Dave Johns, Hayley Squires, Sharon Percy.

Daniel is a 59yr old carpenter recovering from a heart attack who tries to navigate his way through the impersonal and kafkaesque benefits system. On the way he befriends a single mother and her two children. This BAFTA award winning drama depicts humour, warmth and despair in their emotional journey.   

12 films for just £22

All films are shown twice on selected Fridays at Matthews Hall. Our matinees begin
at 3pm (doors open 2.30pm; café open) and evening showings at 7.30pm (bar from 6.45pm).

Most matinee showings are subtitled – even English-language films.