Laura Gane


October 29, 2018

In Extremis. The Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin

THIS EVENT WILL BE LIVE STREAMED:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2tbjpANfW8 (NEW LINK)
Marie Colvin was glamorous, hard-drinking, braver than the boys, with a troubled and rackety personal life. With fierce compassion and honesty, she reported from the most dangerous places in the world, fractured by conflict and genocide, going in further and staying longer than anyone else.


October 21, 2018

Attack on the Fourth Estate: The Killing and Imprisonment of Journalists

Targeting reporters is becoming more deliberate. Is enough being done to protect press freedoms and the courageous people speaking out for the truth?


October 11, 2018

EIA and Greenpeace Uncover: Supermarkets’ Plastic Habits

We meet to discuss the findings of an undercover report on the volume of single-use plastic packaging each retailer puts onto the market every year, their targets to reduce plastic packaging and their approach to tackling plastic pollution across their supply chains.


October 8, 2018

Invisible Battalion + Q&A

Invisible Battalion tells the story of six Ukrainian servicewomen, the film protagonists are different by their life experience, age, military and civil professions, but all of them united by war.


September 14, 2018

Global citizen: the future of the UN in a Nationalist World

With nationalism taking the centre stage in international relations, what function does the United Nations actually serve in the modern day?  The Liberalist Wilsonian model appears to be being put to one side. The Brexit vote has helped to put ultra-nationalism on the global agenda; the UK divorcing the EU has made it an independent […]


September 3, 2018

Some Myths About Somali Piracy

Michael Scott-Moore and Ben Rawlence discuss Moore’s 5 month ordeal kidnapped by Somali pirates aboard an abandoned fishing vessel. 


August 30, 2018

When Words Fail. A Life With Music, War and Peace

A discussion with author and journalist Ed Vulliamy exploring the power of music, and the men and women who have dedicated their lives to understanding how and why music matters just so very much.


August 29, 2018

When Lambs Become Lions

In a Kenyan town bordering wildlife conservation land, two men try to hold onto their increasingly fragile status quo. A small-time ivory dealer fights to stay on top while forces mobilise to destroy his trade. When he turns to his younger cousin, a conflicted wildlife ranger who hasn’t been paid in months, they both see a possible lifeline.


August 28, 2018

Afghanistan, What End in Sight?

It’s coming up to 17 years of British military intervention in Afghanistan, and there seems to be no clear end in sight. As the Western media turns the spotlight on Syria and other conflicts in the Middle East, Afghanistan has become the forgotten war. Our panel discuss what strategy is in place to end the conflict, and the civilian costs of the war.


August 23, 2018

Spotlight on Modern Day Slavery 1: The Trap

The Frontline Club brings to you the first in a series of events focusing on the global phenomenon of slavery and forced labour. The first in the series will discuss women and Sex Trafficking on an international scale.


August 7, 2018

Under The Wire + Q&A

On 13 February 2012, war-correspondent Marie Colvin and photographer Paul Conroy entered war-ravaged Syria to cover the plight of civilians trapped in besieged Homs, under attack by the Syrian army. Only one of them returned. This is their story.


August 6, 2018

Kleptoscope 10: Welcome to Moneyland!

For Kleptoscope 10 we dive into the secret country of the super-rich, exploring its history, customs, and effect on the rest of us.


August 1, 2018

Abacus Small Enough To Jail

To mark the 10 year anniversary since the 2008 financial crash, we will be screening the film: Abacus Small Enough to Jail, a film about the only U.S. bank to face criminal charges in the wake of the crisis.


July 31, 2018

White Right: Meeting the Enemy

BAFTA Nominated Deeyah Khan sits face-to-face with fascists, racists and the proponents of the “alt-right” to discover the men behind the masks.


July 10, 2018

The Ballymurphy Precedent + Q&A

Award-winning director Callum Macrae’s (No Fire Zone) new feature documentary tells the story of the death of eleven innocent people killed by the British Army on a Catholic estate in Belfast in 1971, and the fight by their relatives and survivors to discover the truth.


July 6, 2018

Who Was Daphne Caruana Galizia And Why Was She Murdered?

On October 2017 a car bomb killed the investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galicia in Malta, extinguishing the free voice that for years, in solitude, we screen the first documentary that tells the story of Daphne, who killed her and why her killers are still in the shadows…


June 21, 2018

Remembering Srebrenica: Conflict, Courage and Correspondents

To mark the 23rd anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, join Remembering Srebrenica to hear from survivors of the Bosnian War and journalists to reflect on reportage during conflict and the responsibilities of the media in war. 


June 12, 2018

What insights did we learn from the USA-North Korean Nuclear Summit?

On Monday 11th June, the Frontline Club hosted a summit of its own in anticipation of the meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un in Singapore to discuss the matter of denuclearisation. As word breaks on Tuesday 12th June 2018, the two leaders have announced to the world a commitment to these aims. In many […]


June 6, 2018

Even When I Fall

An intimate, beautiful film that harnesses the visual power of circus to give a unique perspective into the complex world of human trafficking.


June 5, 2018

Magnum Chronicles: A Brief Visual History in the Time of ISIS

We present and discuss the first issue, A Brief Visual History in the Time of ISIS, which includes over 40 images from the Magnum archive, exploring the history and effects of the fall-out from ISIS and their actions over the recent past.


May 24, 2018

Sheffield Doc/Fest Session: Authentic Voices in Storytelling

The Frontline Club is going to Sheffield DocFest! We are bringing together a range of film makers to discuss the themes around ‘authentic voices in storytelling’


May 23, 2018

The North Korea – United States Summit

What exactly is going on for the North Korea – US Summit?


May 23, 2018

Ctrl, Alt, Delete. How Politics and the Media Crashed Our Democracy

Interviewing everyone from Tony Blair to Michael Gove, top journalists to Russian bloggers, and tech giant execs to online activists, Tom Baldwin describes a vicious battle for control of the news agenda.


May 21, 2018

Club Quiz Night

Our pub quiz night: an evening of current affairs, drinks, snacks and prizes


May 15, 2018

Third Party Event: Trumping Democracy

Real Money. Fake News. Your Data. This explosive documentary showcases how Trump won the 2016 Presidential Election.


May 8, 2018

Ethics in the News 3: The Workers Cup

Inside the labour camps of Qatar, African and Asian migrant workers building the facilities of the 2022 World Cup compete in a football tournament of their own: The Workers Cup.


April 30, 2018

Duterte Harry: Fire and Fury in the Philippines

The first biography of Rodrigo Duterte, the unpredictable president of the Philippines by Channel 4’s Asia Correspondent, Jonathan Miller


April 23, 2018

President Rouhani: One Year On

In the month the US is expected to review the Iran nuclear deal, our panel reflect on one year of President Rouhani in power, his accomplishments and legacies, both domestic and international. 


April 19, 2018

In Search of the “Shell Shocked Marine”: Anthony Loyd talks with Jon Swain

Join Times war correspondent Anthony Loyd and journalist and writer Jon Swain to explore Loyd’s two year investigation into tracking down the stories behind the Vietnam war veterans photographed by Don McCullin 50 years ago.


April 17, 2018

Falling Freetown + Urban Nomads – Cities, Tension and Urban Planning

Already more than half of humanity lives in urban areas. During an evening of film screenings and discussion, we explore these tensions and what solutions can be found to make cities places that leave no one behind.