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SHS Film Club: I, Daniel Blake



Public, Staff, Students, Alumni, Prospective Postgraduates, Prospective Undergraduates, Academics

Speaker: Dr Paul Godin

Series: SHS Film Club

When applying for incapacity benefit, Daniel meets a young family from London who have been rehoused in the North of England. An award winning tale about the social determinants of health.

I, Daniel Blake was produced by Ken Loach in 2016. The film opens with the story of Daniel who has suffered a heart-attack at 59, and is struggling with the work capability assessment. In the job centre Daniel meets Katy and her children who applied for housing in London and has been moved to the North East of England because of the availability of housing in the UK. The film shows them visiting a food banks and other places where those who are struggling to maintain health and wellbeing might visit.

This film will be shown to an educational audience consisting of staff and students of City, University of London and other persons directly connected with the experience and study of health and social care who wish to engage in this educational event.

Discussant for the film will be Dr Paul Godin an expert in the sociology of health and illness.

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When and where

6.00pm - 9.00pmMonday 22nd October 2018

Oliver Thompson Lecture Theatre Tait Building City, University of London 10 Northampton Square London EC1V 0HB United Kingdom