Sorry We Missed You tells the story of Ricky (Kris Hitchen), a husband and father of two children who lives in Newcastle. Struggling to make ends meet, their family has always cared for one another, despite their acknowledgement that achieving financial independance remains unlikely. When Abby sells her car so that Ricky can begin a career… [Read More]
“I’ve got to go to work. I have not got a choice.” We are told that if we work hard, we will find success. For many the “gig economy” seems to be the way they can take control of their lives and find the financial success they need. Ken Loach’s film Sorry We Missed You… [Read More]
I, Daniel Blake is Ken Loach’s most recent tale of an everyman who faces societal structures that are often at odds with what is right. Loach won his second Palme d’Or with this film.
We don’t all get to go to Cannes for what may be considered the most prestigious film festival. I know I don’t make it there. But yesterday at AFIFest (presented by Audi), I managed to see three films that all won awards at Cannes this year. And I didn’t have to pay for airfare and… [Read More]