Frontline Staff


February 11, 2019

Ethics Through The Lens: Covering And Uncovering The Drug War In The Philippines

What are the experiences and challenges of reporters covering anti-drug operations in the Philippines, night by night? In such parlous working conditions, how and why do they continue? Can their work really shape public discourse?


February 4, 2019

Frontline Fringe: The Big Lie, by Shaniaz Hama Ali + Q&A

The Big Lie makes us question our own morality. In Shaniaz’s shoes, would we take on the case?


February 1, 2019

LOVE HOTEL: A Special Hot Screening and Valentine’s Quiz!

Join us on Valentine’s day for an enticing and romantic take on modern Japan through the prism of sex, love and escapism.


January 31, 2019

The Meaning of Jihad: An Evening with Abdullah Anas

Join Abdullah Anas, Jonathan Powell and Tam Hussein to rethink what it means to be a jihadist in the modern world. 


January 30, 2019

Travels Through A Middle East in Revolt: An Evening with Emma Sky and Lyse Doucet

LIVESTREAM TO FOLLOW According to Emma Sky, the Middle East is in a ‘Time Of Monsters’. Where have these monsters come from? Join us for an evening with two regional experts with diverse experiences to dig deeper into the origins, complexities and fallout of these forces at large in the Arab World – and their […]


January 28, 2019

China’s Inner Turmoil

China’s fraught relationship with its minorities is, unfortunately, nothing new – but in the 21st century, the storm clouds have been gathering apace.


January 24, 2019

Drugs, Money and Blood: Would Legalisation Work?

The war on drugs is clearly in dire need of peace talks. Join Ed Vulliamy, Peter Hitchens and Pete Maguire to discuss if legalisation could be – or should be – the answer.


January 23, 2019

Targeting Yemen: Screening + Q&A

Join us for an exclusive screening of Targeting Yemen, followed by a Q&A with freelance filmmaker Safa Al Ahmad, BBC Arabic Documentaries Editor Christopher Mitchell and field producer, analyst and academic Farea Al-Muslimi. Safa Al Ahmad travelled to Yemen to investigate the escalation of US strikes against Al Qaeda. This is a campaign that has largely […]


January 21, 2019

How To Lose A Country: an Evening with Ece Temelkuran and Patrick Cockburn

You may have noticed that Populism is getting quite… popular. In the last 20 years, populist parties in Europe have tripled their votes. By 2018, they were in government in 11 countries. Populist leaders now govern countries with a combined population of over 2 billion people. How did we get here? Where are we going? What’s at stake? 


January 17, 2019

Byline Presents: Inside @ Frontline Club

Join us for an evening of comedy and music programmed by Byline Festival as part of their ‘Inside’ events series.


January 17, 2019

‘A Private War’ Exclusive Pre-screening + Q&A

Join us for an exclusive pre-screening of ‘A Private War’. We’re partnering with Women in Journalism for a Q&A afterwards with Matthew Heinemann and Paul Conroy, chaired by Eleanor Mills.


January 15, 2019

Path Of Blood + Q&A

Path of Blood is not how a film should be made. It doesn’t make any sense. The fact that it was, makes it all the more unique. 


January 14, 2019

Ethics in the News: Censorship and Survival in Egypt and Beyond

For media workers, internalising red lines presents some of the most challenging ethical decisions they will face in their careers and lives. Join us to hear from those who’ve experienced first hand how censorship affects journalists – and journalism – in Egypt. 


January 7, 2019

The Price of Peace: An Evening With María Jimena Duzán

This Thursday the Frontline Club welcomes Colombia’s leading reporter, María Jimena Duzán, in conversation with freelance journalist and author Ed Vulliamy, to count the costs.


January 4, 2019

The Parallel State: Truth, Lies and Political Fiction in Contemporary Turkey

What began as a documentary project quickly spiralled into a deeper journey along the fault lines of truth, and the power of narratives to control reality.


December 19, 2018

Evelyn

Director of Oscar-winning documentary ‘White Helmets’ Orlando von Einsiedel turns the cameras on himself, as he and his parents and siblings embark on a journey in remembrance of their brother and son, Evelyn, who took his own life over a decade ago. 


December 18, 2018

Kleptoscope 11: Ending Healthcare Corruption

Hosted as usual by investigative journalist Oliver Bullough, the first kleptoscope of 2019 looks at one of the most successful hands-on anti-corruption interventions in history, what obstacles it faced, and whether it could be a blueprint for cleaning up corrupt administrations in other countries.


December 6, 2018

In Conversation – Carles Puigdemont, the exiled former Catalan leader and mastermind of the controversial 2017 independence referendum

Carles Puigdemont, exiled former Catalan leader and mastermind of the controversial 2017 independence referendum joins us for an hour at the Frontline Cub to explain the Catalan problem and answer press and audience questions.


November 5, 2018

Annual Afghanistan Christmas Drinks

Join us for our annual Afghanistan Christmas Drinks


November 1, 2018

A Night With Pulitzer Prize Winning Lynsey Addario

Photographer Lynsey Addario will be showing her most recent work curated in the book Of Love and War. A collection from the Middle East, South Asia and Africa from the last twenty years.


October 12, 2018

Photography’s MeToo Movement: Building a Better Industry

In the wake of a Columbia Journalism Review report that exposed rampant sexual misconduct in the photojournalism industry, The Frontline Club will host an open discussion to address this pressing issue


September 27, 2018

Free Event: Countering Terrorism in the Middle East and Beyond

Our expert panel discuss the international trends of terrorism and what can be done to tackle the issues.


September 27, 2018

Frontline Club Awards 2018

We are delighted to invite you to the Frontline Club Awards ceremony, an essential event celebrating our colleagues and peers for their integrity, courage and independent spirit.


September 7, 2018

Paul Conroy, Lindsey Hilsum, Cat Colvin for Under the Wire Q&A

Paul Conroy, Lindsey Hilsum, Cat Colvin for Under the Wire Q&A


August 29, 2018

Here’s To Byline Festival 2018

The Club tent had some brilliant acts and events this year at Byline festival. Despite the classic British festival weather, the team powered through and we had a great turnout. The kitchen staff cooked some fantastic food, particularly for the freelancer social and networking dinner on Saturday night. The bar staff also worked tirelessly; ensuring everyone […]


July 26, 2018

This week at the Frontline Club: Ctrl Alt Delete, How Politics and the Media Crashed our Democracy

Politics can’t keep up with the media; ‘it now moves at the speed of electrons, but politics is still dragging its feet moving at the speed of elections’. On Tuesday night, Tom Baldwin discussed the origins of the current democratic ‘crisis’ in which the world now finds itself, partially, as Baldwin argues, as a result […]


June 1, 2018

Frontline Freelance Register – Lunch & Social

Frontline Freelance Register are hosting a luncheon for reporters, news, film & documentary professionals. Tickets include a two-course lunch and a glass of wine or beer


May 2, 2018

Photo London Event: The State and Future of Photojournalism in the 21st Century

Join Photo London for an evening of discussion on the state and future of photojournalism, as explored in conversation with award winning photographers and editors.


April 19, 2018

Catch up: Nish Nalbandian – A Handful of Dust

On Tuesday 17 April, the Frontline Club hosted award-winning photographer Nish Nalbandian with documentary filmmaker and journalist Matthew Cassel, to discuss Nalbandian’s latest book, A Handful of Dust, and his experiences documenting the lives of Syrian refugees resettling in Turkey, followed by a Q&A with the Frontline audience. Most images of the Syrian refugee crisis […]


April 9, 2018

Thinking Allowed 2: Good vs Bad Nationalism

Our second in the series ‘Thinking Allowed’ 2 speakers debate over 1 question, this time can there be ‘good’ and ‘bad’ nationalism?