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Recovering from a heart-attack, widower Dan is desperate to get back to work as a carpenter but is told by doctors he is not fit enough. Unfortunately, the Job Centre forms don’t recognize his situation forcing Dan to navigate a digital only process despite never using a computer before and look for a job he is unable to take. Exasperated by Job Centre staff he witnesses single mum Katie being told off for missing an appointment and steps in to help, but they are swiftly kicked out and left to fend for themselves. As the two strike up an friendship, Dan helps Katie turn her run-down accommodation into a home while she and her children give Dan the company he has been missing since the death of his wife. A quiet yet revealing film there are as many life-affirming scenes watching Dan and Katie’s goodwill, as well as dreadfully frustrating and sad moments observing them struggling to survive in a system that won’t flex to treat a person as an individual. A thought-provoking film that gives a face to current British political and social issues.
This contemporary fable tells the story of two boys, shunned by their community, who resort to collecting scrap metal for a shady local dealer.
14+ years 87 mins
Both atmospheric and effortlessly authentic, Fish Tank is a note perfect story of an adolescent's struggle in a complex adult world.
14+ years 120 mins
Honest and unflinching story of a young mother who loses her house, her husband and eventually her children.
14+ years 75 mins
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We look at Kathryn Bigelow's harrowing new film 'Detroit', which tackles a notorious incident of racist violence by the police in 1960s America.
Reading time 8 mins
We speak to the talent behind Ken Loach's latest drama, I, Daniel Blake, including actors Hayley Squires and Dave Johns, writer Paul Laverty, and Loach himself.
Viewing time 10 mins
After a bumper year of cinema, our Film Programming Assistant Michael runs you through the highlights, before revealing the whole team's Top 5 of 2016.
Reading time 10 mins
Congratulations to Dorothy, from Barnstaple! You can read her winning review of Ken Loach's provocative drama I, Daniel Blake here.
Reading time 4 mins
How two different, but thematically linked films each explore what life is like on the outside, when the traditional systems designed to help people fail.
Reading time 7 mins
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