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Award-winning film I, DANIEL BLAKE in the Open Air Cinema

Tonight, as a part of the Open Air Programme, a film by English director Ken Loach, I, DANIEL BLAKE was screened. The film won the Palme d'Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.

Daniel Blake (59) has worked as a joiner most of his life in Newcastle. Now, for the first time ever, he needs help from the State. He crosses paths with single mother Katie and her two young children, Daisy and Dylan. Katie’s only chance to escape a one-roomed homeless hostel in London has been to accept a flat in a city she doesn’t know, some 300 miles away. Daniel and Katie find themselves in no-man’s land, caught on the barbed wire of welfare bureaucracy as played out against the rhetoric of ‘striver and skiver’ in modern-day Britain.

Director: Ken Loach
Cast: Dave Johns, Hayley Squires, Dylan McKiernan, Briana Shann, Kate Rutter, Sharon Percy, Kema Sikazwe

Ken Loach
2016 - I, DANIEL BLAKE
2014 - JIMMY'S HALL
2013 - THE SPIRIT OF '45
2002 - SWEET SIXTEEN
1995 - LAND AND FREEDOM
1991 - RIFF-RAFF
1990 - HIDDEN AGENDA
1969 - KES
1967 - POOR COW

The film, I, DANIEL BLAKE, was shown in the Open Air Cinema starting at 20:30. 

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