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I, Daniel Blake: Exclusive free screenings nationwide

Tuesday 20 September 2016 Film

Acclaimed director Ken Loach is the man behind Kes, Cathy Come Home and Looking for Eric. His latest film explores the cruelty of the modern welfare state, and won the prestigious Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. Claim your exclusive free ticket at dozens of advance screenings across the country!

Daniel Blake 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 a 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.

We are giving away FREE tickets to screenings of I, Daniel Blake across the country on 1 October.

To claim your free ticket, simply go to and enter the NUS promotion code: 141364

Screenings will be taking place at the following locations: 

Bath, Belfast, Birmingham, Bradford, Brighton, Dundee, Edinburgh, Gateshead, Kingston, Lee Valley, London, Manchester, Mansfield, Milton, Keynes, Newcastle, Norwich, Sheffield, Southampton, Swansea, Uxbridge, Warrington, Bluewater, Bristol, Cardiff, Derby, Glasgow, Leeds, Leicester, Liverpool, Nottingham, Paisley, Teesside.