I Daniel Blake

The Walton & Hersham foodbank is screening the award winning ‘I Daniel Blake’ on Thursday 4 May in Church. 7.30pm for refreshments, film begins at 8pm, (running time 1 hour 40 mins approx). I, Daniel Blake is a 2016 drama film directed by Ken Loach. It stars Dave Johns as Daniel Blake, who is denied employment and support allowance despite his doctor finding him unfit to work. Hayley Squires co-stars as Katie, a struggling single mother whom Daniel befriends. The film won the Palme d'Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival and the Prix du Public at the 2016 Locarno International Film Festival. The cost for the event is a £5 donation to the foodbank (on the night) which includes a glass of wine. Please join us to watch this insightful and moving drama! Sign up on the sheet at the back of church to let us know you will be coming.