Friday’s screening of The Alternative Iraq Inquiry was filmmaker David Lawley-Wakelin’s documentary-making debut. A panel discussion followed the screening of the short film, with former cabinet minister and MP Clare Short and Major General Tim Cross CBE.
On the eve of Remembrance Day, Afghanistan and the soldiers fighting there will be at the forefront of the minds of many. Adam Ferguson, a photojournalist who has covered the war in Afghanistan extensively, will be speaking at the Frontline Club on the 10th about his work there and beyond.
Please join us for November’s Club Quiz with quizmaster Stevyn Colgan.
Teun Voeten is an acclaimed war photographer who decided to live for five months in a tunnel underneath Manhattan’s well-healed Upper West Side. The eclectic mix of people he lived with underground form the basis of his book Tunnel People.
All Frontline members have been invited to a reception and exhibition opening to mark the 10-year observance of Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security.
The FSB, Russia’s replacement for the KGB, has accumulated powerful backers and increasing authority ever since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Co-authors of a new book entitled The New Nobility, Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan, will be at the Frontline Club to discuss Russia’s shadowy security services with Susan Richards of Open Democracy.
John G. Morris, LIFE magazine’s London Picture Editor on D-Day, who famously saved Robert Capa’s pictures of the landing on Omaha Beach, will discuss what we have learned from viewing images of war using recently released LIFE pictures of the aftermath of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Please join us in celebrating the official launch of the Cambodian Children’s Fund UK. The Cambodian Children’s Fund UK is dedicated to improving the lives of young people from Cambodia’s most destitute communities. With Scott Neeson, Michael Mansfield QC and Janet Templeman.
Two members of Documentography, Guilhem Alandry and Anna KÃ¥ri, will be at the Frontline Club to discuss their collective and their techniques, including an innovative joint project about a shanty town built on a rubbish tip in Sierra Leone commissioned by Save the Children.
A special event about reporting from Vietnam with some of the giants of war reporting including Jon Swain, Michael Nicholson and Patrick Chauvel.
Part 1 Part 2 View in iTunes Following the release of more than 90,000 classified military documents on whistle-blowing site Wikileaks on Sunday, founder Julian Assange will be taking part in a special event at the Frontline Club this Tuesday evening. Assange will be talking about the impact of the documents that were released in […]
Part 1 Part 2 View in iTunes Julian Assange of Wikileaks is holding a press conference at noon today at the Frontline Club following the release yesterday of a document set called the Afghan War Diary, an extraordinary compendium of over 91,000 reports covering the war in Afghanistan from 2004 to 2010, described by the Guardian […]
On Friday, the Frontline Club hosted the Ian Parry Scholarship judging session.
The esteemed judges awarded Sebastian Liste the 2010 scholarship for his work focusing on homeless families in Brazil.
Join us for another quiz evening in the Clubroom with quiz master Marcus Berkmann. You can enter as an individual or as a team of six. All money raised will go to the Fixers’ Fund which raises money for families of fixers around the world killed or injured while working with the international media. This […]
Daniel Schwartz has travelled and documented the Central Asian republics since the early years of their independence from the Soviet Union. His artistic book about the region Travelling Through the Eye of History captures the ancient allure of the old Silk Roads and the modern-day realities from Xinjiang province to the Caspian Sea, via Afghanistan. This event will be moderated by Steppe magazine associate editor Mitchell Albert.
In February this year, the Uzbek documentary-maker and photographer, Umida Akhmedova, was sentenced by a Tashkent court for “slandering the nation”. William Wheeler takes a closer look at the case.
This quiz has been cancelled due to unforseen circumstances. With quiz master Marcus Berkmann. Join us for another quiz evening in the Clubroom. You can enter as an individual or as a team of six. All money raised will go to the Fixers’ Fund which raises money for families of fixers around the world killed […]
Moldova is one of the main source countries for trafficking women and children, up to 10% of the female population are sold into prostitution abroad. Dana Popa will be speaking at the Frontline Club about the issues surrounding sex trafficking and her experiences as a photographer. Mark Sealy, director of Autograph-ABP will be moderating this event. Read more about this event on the Frontline Blog here: https://frontlineclub.com/blogs/theforum/2010/05/photographing-the-sex-trade.html
Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi It is time for yet more soul searching for the international aid industry. Hot on the heels of Bob Geldof’s spat with the BBC over the exact whereabouts of cash raised for Ethiopia in the 80s, comes Linda Polman’s new book War Games: The Story of Aid and War in Modern Times. If you couldn’t be […]
Romanian photographer Dana Popa will be speaking at the Frontline Club on Friday about her project not Natasha. Here is a taster of what the talk will involve.
View in iTunes David Levene spoke at the Frontline Club on Friday to Roger Tooth, head of photography for the Guardian, about videoing and photographing the earthquake in Haiti. We were joined live from Port-au-Prince by Inigo Gilmore, who reported in the aftermath of the earthquake for Channel 4. If you missed the event you […]
The photographers behind the pictures taken in the aftermath of January’s earthquake in Haiti flocked to scenes of razed buildings and distraught victims. David Levene and Inigo Gilmore were among them. These accomplished Guardian journalists will be in conversation with the Guardian’s head of photography, Roger Tooth, about what the real images of the damage wrought by the Haiti earthquake are like, what is being censored out in the media and the role that photographers play in such tragedies.
Photographer Ed Kashi was at the Frontline Club in March to talk about his work and experiences in the Niger Delta. Sean O’Hagan, who moderated this event, later reviewed Ed’s book for his On Photography column in the Guardian- and kindly gave the Club a mention too. Have a read here. If you missed the […]
Ed Kashi is a US-based photojournalist and filmmaker whose work spans over 60 countries including Nigeria, Iraq and Afghanistan. In March’s In the Picture,Ed Kashi will explore his experiences as a photojournalist, focusing on his work in the Niger Delta.
The Financial Times is hosting an auction of fantastic photographs on Tuesday 9th March to raise funds for Oxfam’s relief effort in Samoa. It is seven months since an 8.3 magnitude earthquake triggered a tsunami in Samoa, American Samoa and Tonga. In the immediate aftermath of the disaster Oxfam provided safe water, sanitation and food […]
On the eve of his departure from the BBC Richard Sambrook Director of the BBC’s Global News division will look back on 30 years of overseeing and producing coverage of the biggest news stories of recent times.