Friday 8th February: I, Daniel Blake. (Cert. 15)
A 2016 film directed by Ken Loach and written by Loach’s frequent
collaborator Paul Laverty. 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, the Prix du Public at the 2016 Locarno International Film Festival, and the 2017 BAFTA for Outstanding British Film.
Friday 1st March: Swimming with Men (Cert 12A)
A man who is suffering a mid-life crisis finds new meaning in his life as part of an all-male, middle-aged, amateur synchronised swimming team. Showcasing the many talented Rob Brydon, this feel-good film based on a real life event, co-stars Robert Graves and Jane Horrocks.
Friday 5th April: To be confirmed