I, Daniel Blake
Free w/ RSVP
Saturday Dec 17, 2016
7:00PMDoors Open
7:30PMLive Music by Howth
8:00PMFilm Begins

VENUE
Harborside Terminal
(Atrium)
Atrium
147 Harborside Financial Center Platform, Jersey City, NJ 07302
Path Train: Exchange Place Stop Light Rail: Harborside Stop Ferry: Paulus Hook Stop Parking: $5 parking will be made available at Harborside 4A garage at 135 Greene Street.

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This Show Presented in Partnership With
Harborside by Mack-Cali
Sundance Selects
FilmStruck
FREE w/ RSVP
This event is free with an RSVP

Join us for a free sneak preview screening of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or winner!


This event will include a free screening, a live musical performance, food options from local vendors, and cocktails. Plus two ways to make a difference this holiday season:

Bring an unwrapped gift for a child in need: Ages 0-17, living in Jersey City. Items should be unused and new. Toys, gift cards, books and clothing welcome!

Donate to the MCPCA: The MCPCA is still rebuilding years after Hurricane Sandy and they need your help with the recent rescue of hundreds of animals from hording situations. Any amount helps!

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Mack-Cali's re-imagined Harborside will include a wealth of world-class dining options, experiential retail, first class collaborative lounges, and a dramatically transformed waterfront esplanade, all while offering the world’s most spectacular views of Manhattan.

Courtesy of Sundance Selects. I, Daniel Blake will be in theaters on December 23rd.


THE FILMS

I, Daniel Blake (Ken Loach | UK | 100 min.)
Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, the latest from legendary director Ken Loach is a gripping, human tale about the impact one man can make. Gruff but goodhearted, Daniel Blake (Dave Johns) is a man out of time: a widowed woodworker who’s never owned a computer, he lives according to his own common sense moral code. But after a heart attack leaves him unable to work and the state welfare system fails him, the stubbornly self-reliant Daniel must stand up and fight for his dignity, leading a one-man crusade for compassion that will transform the lives of a struggling single mother (Hayley Squires) and her two children. Graced with humor and heart, I, Daniel Blake is a moving, much-needed reminder of the power of empathy from one of the world’s greatest living filmmakers.

MUSIC

Howth
Howth has been making heartfelt conceptual rock since their self-titled debut in 2011. The band's most recent release, Trashy Milky Nothing Town (2016), is a sprawling epic that's as much about singer-songwriter Carl Creighton as the ninja turtles he grew up idolizing.

With their next release, Heimlich (2017, release date tbd), Creighton and crew explore the life of the famous maneuver and its inventor, Dr. Henry J Heimlich, as well as the broader themes of legacy, power and the pitfalls of the American dream.

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