External

Tuesday 5 November 2013, 8:00 PM

Between the Lines Follow-Up Event: No Fire Zone + Q&A

This is an external event taking place at Riverside Studios. No Fire Zone – The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka, chronicles the final 138 days of the 26-year Sri Lankan civil war, told by the people who lived through it. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Callum Macrae.


Tuesday 29 October 2013, 8.30 PM

Between the Lines Follow-Up Event: The Bombing of al-Bara + Q&A

This is an external event taking place at Ritzy Cinema. On 28 October 2012, a government jet dropped a bomb on the village of al-Bara. Only 300 meters away, Olly Lambert was filming a meeting of rebel soldiers. While keeping his camera rolling, Lambert documented the shocking impact of the regime air strike on a civilian population. Taking this intimate personally narrated footage as starting point, Lambert will discuss in depth the experience of filmmaking on the front line.


Thursday 17 October 2013, 8.30 PM

Between the Lines Follow-Up Event: Which Way is the Front Line from Here – The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington + Q&A

This is an external event taking place at The Lexi Cinema. Colleague and co-director of the Academy Award-nominated documentary Restrepo, Sebastian Junger thoughtfully portrays Tim Hetherington’s life and work. At a time when greater numbers of journalists are losing their lives covering conflict, the film also addresses the high risks taken by war journalists. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with producer James Brabazon.


Saturday 29 June 2013, 7:00 PM

Between the Lines Follow-up Event: The Act of Killing + Q&A at the ICA

This is an external event taking place at the ICA: the screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Joshua Oppenheimer.
In this chilling and inventive documentary, produced by Errol Morris and Werner Herzog, the unrepentant former members of Indonesian death squads are challenged to re-enact some of their many murders in the style of the American movies they love.


Friday 1 - Sunday 3 March 2013

Between the Lines: breaking boundaries in documenting the world

Between The Lines is a three-day external event taking place at the Rich Mix, exploring the challenges facing documentary makers, investigative journalists and citizen reporters in the new media landscape.


May 22, 2012 3:00 PM

Photo Week 2012 – VII Photo portfolio reviews

One-on-one feedback and advice from photojournalists at the top of their game.
Book a review of your portfolio with one VII Photo’s members at the Royal Institution of Great Britain.
Budding photojournalists, experienced photographers and students of photography will all benefit from a review from VII Photo’s respected members.


May 22, 2012 9:00 AM

Photo Week 2012 – VII Photo seminar: Making the media work for you

Join photojournalists from the prestigious agency VII Photo for a half-day of seminars on photojournalism at the Royal Institution of Great Britain.
An unmissable opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the work of VII and the state of modern photojournalism.


January 12, 2012

Private View: Frontline News Television Exhibition 1989-2003

An exhibition of photographs chronicling Frontline News Television’s thrilling history is opening at the European Commission this January. Please join us to mark the opening of this small exhibition celebrating the courage, dedication and achievements of FNTV’s pioneering cameramen and women.


January 12, 2012 6:30 PM

FULLY BOOKED Private View: Frontline News Television Exhibition 1989-2003

An exhibition of photographs chronicling Frontline News Television’s thrilling history is opening at the European Commission this January. Please join us to mark the opening of this small exhibition celebrating the courage, dedication and achievements of FNTV’s pioneering cameramen and women.


April 9, 2011 5:00 PM

FULLY BOOKED This house believes whistleblowers make the world a safer place

EXTERNAL EVENT AT THE KENSINGTON TOWN HALL

Join the Frontline Club and New Statesman for a provocative public debate featuring Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks.

For this very special event at Kensington Town Hall, the New Statesman and the Frontline Club host a challenging debate in which some of the most prominent public figures on secrecy and transparency issues will go head to head.


Tuesday 18th November, 2008

Gala Screening: Waltz With Bashir

wwb.jpgIn competition at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, this critically acclaimed animated feature delves into the repressed memory of director Ari Folman during his time in the Israeli Army fighting in the Lebanon War. Our collective amnesia of Folman’s real life horror is gradually exposed, through graphic novel-esque animation, to reveal a deeply personal and at times harrowing portrait of the futility of war.


Sunday 14th September, 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.


Sunday 13th July, 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.”


Sunday 16th December, 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.


Sunday 30th September, 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.


Sunday 9th September, 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.


Wednesday 20th June, 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.


Monday 28th May, 2007

Screening at the Arcola Theatre: Belonging

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


Sunday 6th May, 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.


Thursday 3rd May, 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.
MEMBERS ONLY.


Sunday 29th April, 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.


Monday 16th April, 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.


Sunday 25th March, 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.


Wednesday 21st February, 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.