Award-winning writer and comedian Francesca Martinez, who describes her cerebral palsy as feeling ‘a bit wobbly’, has chosen three films for FilmMerton which reflect her passion for social justice and interest in the off-beat.

Dates & Films:

14 August – I, Daniel Blake (15)

Ken Loach’s acclaimed film about a sick man battling the benefits system

15 August – Sicko (12)

Michael Moore takes a forensic look at US health care provision and finds it to be in a state of sickness

Please note this replaces the film previously published

Time: 6.30 pm (doors open at 6pm)

Venue: Vestry Hall, 336 London Rd, Mitcham CR4 3UD

16 August – Captain Fantastic (15)

A quirky story which follows a family who returns to society after living in isolation for many years

Time: 6.45pm

Venue: Wimbledon Library, 35 Wimbledon Hill Rd, Wimbledon, London SW19 7NB

 ALL FILMS ARE FREE     Follow us @filmmerton_ for more information


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