RFT’s decision to screen I, Daniel Blake at RFT for a second time on Thurs 13th September at 7:30pm, coincided with the facebook release of a Parliamentary speech by Matt Rodda, MP for Reading East, formally asking the House to vote for a pause in the ‘rollout’ of Universal Credit (UC) benefits. This juxtaposition of events prompted RFT to invite both Matt Rodda and Readifood manager Alison Peyton to the upcoming screening on September 13th. The storyline of I, …
We were delighted to receive the following video introduction to his latest film - Murder on the Orient Express - from our Honorary President and local Reading boy, Kenneth Branagh. He recorded the clip while working in Tokyo and we are most grateful to him for taking the time out of his busy schedule to reminisce his early teenage visits to RFT and make some interesting comparisons with his film to the earlier 1974 version from one of his early …
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