Past Events and Screenings
With rare insight into the day-to-day lives of women living within the battle lines, Christina Lamb address the systemic use of rape in war, and its continual deployment as a cruel, inhumane military tactic in a discussion chaired by Lindsey Hilsum.
Hackers have a bad reputation, as shady deployers of bots and destroyers of infrastructure. In Coding Democracy, Maureen Webb offers another view: hackers as vital disruptors, inspiring a new wave of activism in which ordinary citizens take back democracy.
American photographer Ismail Ferdous’s The Cost of Fashion – a photo and video advocacy project that began after documenting the Rana Plaza factory collapse in 2013 – continues to spread awareness about the fashion industry and its negative effects on workers. Chaired by executive producer of ‘The True Cost’, Lucy Siegle.
Now Britain has left the European Union and is forging a new foreign policy, can ‘Global Britain’ remain at the forefront of efforts to combat corruption? Regular Kleptoscope host Oliver Bullough is joined by a panel including Andrew Mitchell MP, Dr Susan Hawley of Spotlight on Corruption and Tom Keatinge of RUSI.
Dr Louisa Egbunike’s documentary weaves together an engaging narrative of reflections from authors touched by one of the most devastating conflicts of the 1960s, one that still casts its shadow on Nigerians around the world
Reporter Karishma Vyas and director Charlie Mole are in California to meet the “TradWives” – a growing movement of women in the United States, young and old, who idolise President Trump.
Frontline Club partners with Human Rights Watch Film Festival this March to screen two documentaries, Collective (Collectiv) and Radio Silence
In the week marking the 9th anniversary of the Syrian uprising, the Frontline Club hosts a discussion with journalists, Sam Dagher, Elizabeth Palmer and Zaina Erhaim, and co-founder of the White Helmets, Abdulrahman Almawwas, on developments there and in the wider region.
Keenie Meenie Services – the most powerful mercenary company you’ve never heard of – was involved in war crimes around the world from Sri Lanka to Nicaragua for which its shadowy directors have never been held accountable. Discussion with the books author, Phil Miller and chaired by, broadcast journalist, Nalini Sivathasan.
The Frontline Club hosts this discussion on the legacy of man-made environmental disasters on communities, and the lasting fears and stigma around ‘hidden unknowns’ which resonate with current public anxieties towards coronavirus. With photographer Giles Price, environmental writer Fred Pearce and BBC journalist Ed Butler.
The Frontline Club host a screening and panel talk on this powerful and shocking investigation from BBC News Arabic into an online slave market enabled by the big tech companies of Silicon Valley.
For decades, the question has haunted the Arab and Muslim world, heard across Iran and Syria, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, and in the author’s home country of Lebanon. Was it always so? When did the extremism, intolerance and bloodletting of today displace the region’s cultural promise and diversity?
The Frontline Club and Women In Journalism present this special screening of Bombshell, and a panel discussion, including Sylvia Ann Hewlett, Kay Burley and Eleanor Mills.
Leading journalists gather at The Frontline Club to discuss what the implications of the upcoming Assange extradition trial are for both press freedom and freedom of speech.
Join Akhmed Zakaev, dissident and Prime Minister of the Chechen Republic’s government in exile, in conversation with Luke Harding, Foreign Correspondent at The Guardian, on the subject of Zakaev’s recent book, Subjugate or Exterminate!: A Memoir of Russia’s Wars in Chechnya.
The Frontline Club hosts this special advanced screening of this new documentary from BBC Storyville, which follows the rise of powerful cleric Khadim Hussain Rizvi, who is on a mission to preserve Pakistan’s blasphemy laws, against a backdrop of elections. Followed by discussion with director Mohammed Ali Naqvi, exec producer Fiona Stourton, and Dr Farzana Shaikh, Associate Fellow at Chatham House and a specialist on Pakistan. CBS News Foreign Correspondent Imtiaz Tyab will moderate.
From award-winning filmmaker Lauren Greenfield (The Queen of Versailles, Generation Wealth) and producer Frank Evers comes The Kingmaker, centred on the indomitable character of Imelda Marcos. With intimate access to the Marcos family, witness their improbable return to power in the Philippines.
Join Vincent Cochetel, Special Envoy of the UNHCR for the Central Mediterranean situation, in conversation with Tom MacLeod, of Sky News and BBC World Service, where he will be discussing the latest issues impacting the refugee crisis, as well as recounting his own experience of being held hostage for 317 days.
Please join this FREE 1-day symposium at Birkbeck University supported by Frontline Club in association with Action on Armed Violence and Birkbeck bringing together leading conflict reporters, photo-journalists, film makers and investigators to discuss the main challenges and issues facing contemporary reporting on armed violence.
XY Chelsea tells the historic story of whistleblower Chelsea Manning, whose 35-year sentence in an all-male maximum security prison was commuted by President Obama in 2017. The film follows Chelsea Manning as she leaves prison after seven years inside, and begins a new life, whilst at the same time having to deal with the far-reaching consequences of her past.