November 16, 2016 by socialaction2014
If you’ve been moved by Daniel Blake’s plight then share the below to encourage as many people as possible to join the movement this Thursday.
Screening at over 440 locations, it’s time to stand up and join the movement. #IDanielBlakeDay
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The new film by British filmmaker Ken Loach, I Daniel Blake won the Palme d’Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
Daniel Blake (59) has worked as a joiner most of his life in Newcastle. Now, for the first time ever, he needs help from the State. He crosses paths with single mother Katie and her two young children, Daisy and Dylan. Katie’s only chance to escape a one-roomed homeless hostel in London has been to accept a flat in a city she doesn’t know, some 300 miles away.
Daniel and Katie find themselves in no-man’s land, caught on the barbed wire of welfare bureaucracy as played out against the rhetoric of ‘striver and skiver’ in modern-day Britain.