Celebrating Arts and Ideas Film Series: "I, Daniel Blake"
Jan 22, 2020 | 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Aurora University's Crimi Auditorium & Perry Theatre | 349 S. Gladstone Ave. | Aurora, IL 60506 | 630.844.4924
Jan 22, 2020
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Aurora University's Crimi Auditorium & Perry Theatre
349 S. Gladstone Ave.
Aurora, IL 60506
This Celebrating Arts and Ideas event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.
I, Daniel Blake is a 2016 drama film directed by Ken Loach and written by longtime 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. (Sourced via Wikipedia)