Frontline Staff

September 14, 2008

Docdays Screening at the Curzon Soho: Premiere: An Independent Mind

As part of Frontline’s continuing successful docdays partnership with Curzon cinemas we are pleased to present Rex Bloomstein’s new work, An Independent Mind. Here, the director tackles our most basic right – freedom of speech – and assesses how far individuals in different countries will go in order to preserve it.

July 13, 2008

Frontline Screening at the Curzon Soho: Preview – Standard Operating Procedure

25standard01_600.jpgBased on the book by Philip Gourevitch, Standard Operating Procedure is an Errol Morris film about the abuse of prisoners at Iraq’s notorious Abu Ghraib prison.

Critic, Roger Ebert has said, “After twenty years of reviewing films, I haven’t found another filmmaker who intrigues me more…Errol Morris is like a magician, and as great a filmmaker as Hitchcock or Fellini.”

December 16, 2007

UK PREMIERE at the Curzon Soho: Invisibles

In Invisibles, five directors (Wim Wenders, Fernando Leon de Aranoa, Isabel Coixet, Mariano Barroso and Javier Corcuera) have come together to give voice to the people affected by five humanitarian crises which have remained invisible to the world’s media.

November 13, 2007

Is it over for Frontline Reporting? — NEW YORK – FULLY BOOKED

The role of the frontline journalist is under scrutiny as never before. Reporters are regularly being singled out and killed in Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia and elsewhere.

September 30, 2007

Screening at the Arcola Theatre: Suffering and Smiling

Focusing on the legendary African singer and activist Fela Anikulapo Kuti and his son Femi, Suffering and Smiling depicts the father-and-son struggle to raise awareness about Nigeria.

September 9, 2007

Screening at the Curzon Soho – Deliver Us From Evil

Deliver Us From Evil is the story of Father Oliver O’Grady, the most notorious paedophile in the history of the modern Catholic Church.

June 20, 2007

Has the Orange Revolution liberalised the Ukrainian media, and if so, have journalists done enough with greater freedom?

The Frontline Club’s inaugural Kyiv event examines whether the Orange Revolution liberalised the Ukrainian media.

May 28, 2007

Screening at the Arcola Theatre: Belonging

Belonging is the story of what happens when ordinary people get caught up in extraordinary circumstances.

May 6, 2007

Double-Bill Screening at the Curzon Soho: TV-Iraqi Style and Damn Gum followed by a discussion on the Iraqi media today

TV Iraqi Style
Prod. Paul Eedle. UK / Iraq 2006. 45mins.
For 20 years under Saddam Hussein television output in Iraq was strictly controlled, programmes heavily censored and satellite TV banned.
With Saddam’s fall the mediascape has changed dramatically: gone are the propaganda broadcasts of old times, replaced with Iraqi soap operas, game shows and reality TV.

Damn Gum
Dir. Ammar Saad. Iraq 2006. 29mins.
Iraq is one of the most dangerous places for journalists to cover. Damn Gum follows a group of Iraqi journalists who risk their lives daily to document what is going on around them.

May 3, 2007

Fallujah. Play starring Harriet Walter

Frontline Club has 20 tickets to give away for Fallujah – a new play, which reveals the true story of the Fallujah siege.

April 29, 2007

Screening: Saddam’s Road to Hell

Gwynne Roberts, co-director John Williams and a Kurdish investigator set off on a dangerous journey through Iraq to find out what happened to 8,000 Kurdish men and boys missing since the early years of Saddam’s rule.

April 16, 2007

Media Talk: Talking to the enemy. NEW YORK

The Frontline Club’s inaugural New York event examines whether the Western media’s deafness towards their countries’ sworn enemies is stifling the truth. This event is now FULLY BOOKED.

March 25, 2007

Screening: The Road to Kerbala

The Road to Kerbala captures Katia Jarjoura’s investigative journey with Shiite pilgrims on their annual 110 kilometre-walk from Baghdad to the Shiite capital Kerbala, which was banned under Saddam’s dictatorship.

February 21, 2007

Screening: View From a Grain of Sand

Shot in the sprawling refugee camps of the North West Frontier province in Pakistan and Kabul, Afghanistan, View From A Grain of Sand tells the story of three Afghan women, each dramatically affected by the different regimes of the last twenty-five years.