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KFF Presents: I, Daniel Blake

March 5 @ 5:00 pm

Sunday, March 5 at 5pm

I, DANIEL BLAKE
UK/France/Belgium
Directed by Ken Loach
In English
Drama
100 minutes
Rated 14A: coarse language

This film will be preceded by THE WRANGLER GOIN’ HOME from Loyd Bishop (TNRD Award Winner at KISS 2016)


I, DANIEL BLAKE is one of Director Ken Loach’s finest explorations of social realism. The eponymous Daniel is an affable, 59-year-old carpenter in Newcastle, fighting to collect his Employment and Support Allowance after falling ill. Waiting to sign on at the local Job centre, Daniel befriends Katie, a young single mother who is also being shoved around by the vagaries of the system, having just been relocated with her two kids from a London homeless shelter to an affordable council flat up north. A mutually beneficial alliance, and makeshift extended family, is formed.

“EN LOACH IS BACK WITH A PROTEST CRY FOR HUMANITY”
-Sight and Sound

“A WORK OF SCALDING & MOVING RELEVANCE”
-Variety

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Won Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival
Won Most Popular International Feature at the Vancouver International Film Festival

Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec and spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 6 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!

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Date:
March 5
Time:
5:00 pm
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Venue

Unnamed Venue
Kamloops, British Columbia Canada + Google Map

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