Preview: The Old Oak (+ Q&A with Paul Laverty)

Preview: The Old Oak (+ Q&A with Paul Laverty)
15A113 min

Director: Ken Loach Starring:Trevor Fox, Col Tait, Dave Turner, Ebla Mari, Claire Rodgerson, Chris McGlade, Jordan Louis Released:Sat 23 Sep 2023


We are delighted to welcome Scottish screenwriter Paul Laverty to Light House for post-screening conversation. Laverty is a key collaborator of director Ken Loach, with My Name Is Joe, The Wind That Shakes The Barley and Looking For Eric among their many projects together.

In the lead-up to this event, we will also be screening their two most recent collaborations I, Daniel Blake and Sorry We Missed You.

The future for the last remaining pub, The Old Oak in a village of the Northeast England, where people are leaving the land as the mines are closed. Houses are cheap and available thus making it an ideal location for the Syrian refugees.

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