Leadmill Cinematic: I, Daniel Blake (Free Screening)

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  • Fri, 12.5.17 @ 19.30 Age: 15+
  • £0.00 (past event)
Leadmill Cinematic: I, Daniel Blake (Free Screening)

Leadmill Cinematic brings you a one off, free entry screening of the most important film of 2016: I, Daniel Blake.  

Doors 7:30pm // Curfew 10pm // 15+
nb. You will need a free ticket for entry on the night

Directed by the masterful Ken Loach and starring comedien Dave Johns 

Catch Dave Johns performing stand up here at The Leadmill the following Friday!


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.

“If you only see one film this year, see this.” New Internationalist

“it’s a quietly fearsome piece of drama” Daily Telegraph

“An immediate classic” and “Packs an emotional punch with an honesty that shocks” Kate Muir The Times

“I, Daniel Blake is a movie with a fierce, simple dignity of its own”. **** Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian