Past Events and Screenings
The Frontline Club is proud to be presenting partners with the Human Rights Watch Film Festival on 3 groundbreaking films offering fresh perspectives and critical insights on human rights concerns impacting people around the world. The first screening takes place at the Barbican on Thursday March 14th. “In citizen journalism…trust is generated not by the […]
James Griffiths’ new book The Great Firewall of China exposes the world’s biggest and most sophisticated system of internet censorship – and what it means for freedoms all around the world.
When Frontline member Anthony Loyd found Shamima Begum in al-Hawl refugee camp, northern Syria, he helped unearth a series of unanswered questions for Western societies – and kickstarted a national debate in the United Kingdom.
Frontline is investigating the hugely underreported crisis of statelessness in the Indian province of Assam. To understand the processes at work, and the politics that underpins them, we’re joined by two experts with different backgrounds to shed light on the complex situation.
The Big Lie makes us question our own morality. In Shaniaz’s shoes, would we take on the case?
Suffering from Brexit burn-out? Fatigued by the pandemonium in parliament? Well, spare a thought for the foreign correspondents from EU member states doggedly covering the Brexit beat. With reporters from France, Germany, Italy and Ireland, Ian Dunt will be chairing a panel to leave this shores and look at the UK’s messy breakup with the European Union from beyond our borders
To discuss the Soros legacy we’re joined by the president of the ‘Open Society Foundations’ Patrick Gaspard, reporter and academic James Kirchick, Deputy Editor of the Financial Times Roula Khalaf, and sociologist and writer Frank Furedi. This debate will be chaired by broadcaster and historian Jonathan Dimbleby.
If there’s one thing that all sides agree on, it’s that Venezuela is in crisis – both political and humanitarian. Join a panel of reporters, broadcasters and experts who’ve been covering the crisis for an in-depth look at the unfolding events.
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?
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 relationship with Europe and beyond.
China’s fraught relationship with its minorities is, unfortunately, nothing new – but in the 21st century, the storm clouds have been gathering apace.
Join us on Valentine’s day for an enticing and romantic take on modern Japan through the prism of sex, love and escapism.
Join Abdullah Anas, Jonathan Powell and Tam Hussein to rethink what it means to be a jihadist in the modern world.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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 […]
Join us for an evening of comedy and music programmed by Byline Festival as part of their ‘Inside’ events series.
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.