We invite you to join us for a showing of the film in the company of film producer Rebecca O’Brien, followed by a Large Group.
Sorry We Missed You is a 2019 British-French-Belgian drama film directed by Ken Loach, written by Paul Laverty and produced by Rebecca O’Brien. It was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival and received the audience award for best European film at the 2019 San Sebastián International Film Festival.
6.00pm Arrival and Registration
6.15pm Introduction to the film in the company of Rebecca O’Brien*.
6.30pm-8.10pm THE FILM Sorry We Missed You
8.30pm-9.45pm Large Group conducted by Tim Thomas, Group Analyst
Rebecca O’Brien has been an independent film producer for over thirty years and runs the British production company, Sixteen Films with Ken Loach and, as associate director, writer Paul Laverty. She has produced eighteen feature films directed by Ken Loach, including “Land and Freedom” (Best Film EFA 1995), “My Name is Joe” and “Looking for Eric”. In 2006 “The Wind that Shakes the Barley” won the Palme d’Or in Cannes. “The Angels’ Share” won the Jury Prize at Cannes in 2012. “I, Daniel Blake” also launched in competition in Cannes and won the team their second Palme d’Or in 2016. The team’s new film, “Sorry We Missed You” was recently released in cinemas.
Tim Thomas is a group analyst working with St. Mungo’s and Roehampton University.
WORKSHOP FEES Early bird until 13th Jan
IGA Students £ 10/15
IGA Members £ 15/20
Public fee £ 20/25