Charlotte Cook

April 25, 2012

Christie’s New York to hold auction benefiting Anton Hammerl’s family

Friends of Anton is organizing the first auction of contemporary photojournalism prints ever held at Christie’s on May 15th 2012 in New York to raise funds for the three young children of freelance photojournalist Anton Hammerl who was killed by the Libyan regime last year.

November 27, 2011

Screening – Cinema Komunisto

Mila Turajlic?s film charts the rise and fall of Yugoslavia through the parallel fortunes of its extraordinary cinema industry, created by Tito to imbue the new post-war country with a mythic national self image.

November 21, 2011

Screening – ToryBoy the Movie

Filmmaker John Walsh converts from a lifetime of Labour support to stand in the 2010 elections as the Conservative candidate for Middlesborough in this hilarious documentary on the state of democracy in Britain.

November 20, 2011

POSTPONED Screening – The Disappearance of McKinley Nolan

Prisoner? Traitor? Spy? Private McKinley Nolan is one of the last missing G.I.s in Vietnam and this provocative and moving film follows his brother?s quest to find the truth.

November 14, 2011

Screening – Death of Fear

Death of Fear examines how the self-immolation of a penniless fruit seller in Tunisia first ignited mass revolt in the country, then across the region in what we now call The Arab Spring.

November 13, 2011

Preview Screening – How to Start a Revolution

Ruaridh Arrow’s award winning film shows the influence of one academic’s template for non-violent revolution on every major antigovernment protest of recent times.

November 12, 2011

Introductory Final Cut Pro X Weekend Course

INTRODUCTORY FINAL CUT PRO X TRAINING AT THE FRONTLINE CLUB 2 day course – November 12th – 13th  This course is designed to familiarise participants with Apple’s latest revolutionary non-linear editing software. Learn how to create compelling and engaging multimedia edits, quickly and easily with this new and very powerful tool. The course will guide […]

November 11, 2011

Film Africa 2011 Screening – Lenin’s Children

A moving portrait of the men and women who fought for the liberation of Tunisia from the French colonial power.
From the heady optimism of the early days of independence, Children of Lenin charts the country’s journey to dictatorship which only ended with the ousting of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in January 2011. A fascinating insight into the history of a county that sparked the Arab Spring.

November 7, 2011

Film Africa 2011 Screening – Witches of Gambaga

The Witches of Gambaga examines the lives and experiences of a community of 100 women condemned as ‘witches’ in Northern Ghana.

November 6, 2011

Film Africa 2011 Sunday Screening – El Problema

El Problema is a four-year investigation into the lives of people living in the Western Sahara.
The film includes testimonies from men and women who are prohibited by the Moroccan authorities from any physical expression of their Saharawi identity, including singing as well as public demonstrations. Prevented from using the name Western Sahara, they refer to the plight of the Saharawi people as ‘the problem’.

October 31, 2011

Screening – The Boy Mir: Ten Years in Afghanistan

Following young Afghan Mir through ten years of his life, The Boy Mir is a unique and highly personal perspective on the human experience and toll of the war in Afghanistan over the last decade.

October 30, 2011

Sunday Screening – This is Not a Film

This is not a Film follows influential Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi work within the constraints of house arrest and a ban on all writing and filmmaking by going front of camera to read one of his scripts.

October 23, 2011

Sunday Screening – Bengali Detective

The film follows intrepid Kolkata detective Rajesh and his motley band on raids and investigations across India. Through the lens of his investigative work and personal life, Rajesh the detective is the catalyst to revealing the realities of modern India.

October 17, 2011

Preview Screening – The Whistleblower

Inspired by real events, The Whistleblower is a docudrama based on the experiences of Kathryn Bolkovac – a Nebraska policewoman serving as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia who uncovered a sex trafficking scandal and exposed U.N attempts to cover it up.

October 16, 2011

SOLD OUT- THIRD PARTY EVENT Remembering Anna Politkovskaya – A special event and screening of A Bitter Taste of Freedom

RAW in WAR present: Remembering Anna Politkovskaya – a special event and screening of “A Bitter Taste of Freedom” by Marina Goldovskaya

October 14, 2011

Screening – Hell and Back Again

Hell and Back Again is a cinematic revolution in the documentation of conflict in the 21st century. Filmmaker Danfung Dennis follows U.S Marine Sgt. Nathan Harris at home and in active service in hostile Afghanistan with unrivalled artistry, immediacy and intimacy.

October 9, 2011

Sunday Screening – The Bang Bang Club

The Bang Bang Club traces the true story of four photographers working in South Africa during the the final days of apartheid. It tells the remarkable and sometimes harrowing story of the men and the extremes they went to in order to capture their pictures in a crucial period of South Africa’s history.

October 9, 2011

Coding for Journalists Sunday Course

This one day course will begin a series of courses expanding upon common coding required throughout journalism and publishing. The course will cover the basics of the following languages in the context of online publishing: HTML CSS PHP and basic Javascript The course will also explore the various online media tools most useful to journalism […]

October 8, 2011

Final Cut Pro Refresher Saturday Course

1 Day Course – Saturday 8th October Aimed at those who have already taken the Frontline FCP course or for those with lapsed FCP knowledge/experience. The course IS NOT for beginners and assumes participants know how to use FCP to some level already. The course will cover the FCP workspace, scratch disks, importing media, sequencing, […]

October 3, 2011

Preview Screening – Kissinger

With exclusive and unparalleled access Adrian Pennink’s documentary unfolds around incredible interviews with Henry Kissinger during a series of trips to China, Israel and Russia. Combining these unique conversations with exceptional archive footage, the film gives an extraordinary insight into the mind, personality and motivation of one of the most influential figures in the history of American foreign policy.

September 29, 2011

FULLY BOOKED Preview Screening – When China Met Africa

When China Met Africa explores the ever-shrinking world in which we live through a cast of international characters with echoing sentiments on two different continents. The burgeoning scope of the continent’s rising global power, and the macrocosm of the three protagonists’ lives in Zambia, are portrayed in When China Met Africa to explore the new meaning of globalisation.

September 23, 2011

Screening – Love Me Please

Love Me Please investigates the shooting of journalist Anastasia Baburova in Moscow revealing the true extent of neo-Nazism in Russia and how human rights activists can be effective in the face of such danger.

September 16, 2011

SOLD OUT: Screening – The Nigerian Connection

The Nigerian Connection explores the emerging world of terrifying drug and sex trafficking from Nigeria to Europe. The story goes deep undercover and follows the trail of the victims, perpetrators, law makers, and citizens involved in this crisis from West Africa all the way to the shores of Italy.

September 12, 2011

Screening – Give Up Tomorrow

Give Up Tomorrow is the harrowing story of Paco Larrañaga, a young man falsely accused of the murder of two Chinese-Filipino girls. The film offers an unseen glimpse into the surreal world of the Philippines’ crime and punishment.

September 8, 2011

Special Preview Screening: The Debt

The Debt is a psychological thriller that follows the story of three secret Mossad agents who are forced to revisit the case that made them famous in Israel in the 1960s.

September 8, 2011

Multimedia Storytelling One Day workshop with Brian Storm

This one-day workshop provides an overview of multimedia storytelling approaches while engaging participants in discussion about the most appropriate ways to create a multimedia story. Through real world examples, the instructor will share proven techniques to improve reporting and post production. What you will learn: Narrative Storytelling – Examples of successful projects – Developing the best approach for […]

September 7, 2011

FULLY BOOKED – Masterclass: Brian Storm on Multimedia Storytelling

Storytelling opportunities continue to evolve as a result of technological innovations and an expanding media universe. The digital age is giving documentary photographers and photojournalists extraordinary new ways to tell stories. With this new ability, you can also exercise a greater level of authorship with your work. How can the long-form, in-depth visual storyteller satisfy […]

September 5, 2011

POSTPONED: Screening – Teenage Miners

Teenage Miners is the complicated and heart-breaking story of poverty stricken children forced to work in the tin mines of Bolivia. The film shines a light on a group of children who work against the law for the benefit of the people they love, but at the cost of their lives.

September 3, 2011

DVD Authoring Saturday Course

Learn to encode video, and author and burn bespoke DVDs with Apple’s Compressor and DVDSP 4. This one day course will cover all of the key stages of creating fully authored DVDs. – Using compressor to create mpeg 2 DVD files – DVDSP Workspace – DVD preferences – Creating “first play” DVDs – Creating Menus […]

September 2, 2011

Screening – John D McHugh Double-Bill

Bahrain: Fighting for Change takes to the streets of the eponymous Gulf state to examine the mounting pressure and activism of protesters looking for governmental reform. Endgame? examines the question of American military success in Afghanistan in the weeks leading up to President Obama’s decision on the eventual size of the military’s presence in the nation.