Those who did not see the acclaimed 2016 film “I Daniel Blake” at MAC, other cinemas and the Birmingham Co-operative Film Club, may see it at St Francis Church Hall, Bournville, on Saturday 21st January at 7 p.m. It is a British film by award-winning director Ken Loach in which a 59-year-old joiner, unable to work due to a recent heart attack, befriends a young single mother as they both struggle with the benefits system. At the latest Cannes Film Festival it received the highest award – the Palme d’Or.

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“Homeless Sunday” is on January 22nd, and profits from the showing will go to the charity “Shelter”, a charity that emerged from the production of the  BBC film (1966) “Cathy Come Home” also directed by Ken Loach.

 

 

 

 

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