I, DANIEL BLAKE (2016)
The 80-year-old British director Ken Loach leaves his mark on cinema with his new movie that received the Cannes Film Festival's Palme D'or. After he survives a heart attack, doctors tell Daniel Blake that he can't work anymore. However, a case officer from the Ministry of Labor and Social Security thinks his disability isn't severe enough to retire on disability. Unable to work and to earn a livelihood, Daniel meets Katie. Katie, a single mom, helps him navigate all the bureaucratic red tape. Directed by Ken Loach, the movie is both sentimental and political, depicting the relentless humiliation endured by the working class.
When: 12:00 p.m.
Directed by Arnaud des Pallieres, Orphan presents the life of a lonely-modern woman through the performances of four different actresses. A little girl in the countryside, a rebellious young woman who chases her dreams, a hesitant woman in her twenties wandering around Paris and a successful business woman who thinks she left her past behind. Displaying different periods of life, the movie has attracted major attention with the director's deep psychological approach and flawless casting choices. The movie stars Gemma Atherton and Adele Exarchopoulos, an actress we know from the movie "Blue is the Warmest Color."
When: 7:30 p.m.