Past Events and Screenings
In the last few years the world has changed in unexpected ways. The influence of radical groups and ideas is growing. What was once considered extreme is now the mainstream. But what is the real power of radicals?
The Frontline Club will be screening a new BBC documentary, Stacey Dooley – Face to Face with ISIS followed by a Q&A with Stacey and director Joshua Baker.
The first Kleptoscope of 2018 focusses on the price paid by those who expose grand corruption, and asks what we in Britain can do about it
We’re now over a year into the Trump presidency but how well have the foreign and British press been covering it?
A GOOD DAY TO DIE – HOKA HEY is a narrative feature six years in the making, documenting the life story and extraordinary adventures of British conflict photographer, Jason P. Howe. Jason survived 12 years on the frontline of four wars, capturing images of humanity at war, its suffering, and cultures in disarray.
We welcome all new members to the clubroom for an evening of drinks and networking
The Panama Papers, The Paradise Papers, The 2016/2017 Football Leaks – Good collaborative journalism is now more important than ever. The Bureau of Investigative Journalism explore the different models that journalists are using to write these explosive stories.
Most of the media attention around WikiLeaks has focused upon founder Julian Assange, and his ongoing confinement in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. The broader dimensions of WikiLeaks are rarely aired. Especially critical in these omissions is the role of women, both in the organisation and the more general struggle for information freedom.
The younger generation of the Frontline Club and friends are taking over the Clubroom!
The Ransom dives into the secret system of Kidnap & Ransom, designed by major insurance companies in response to the 30,000 kidnappings committed every year around the world.
Walt Disney has agreed to buy 21st Century Fox including its huge stake in Sky News from Rupert Murdoch for £39bn. This will massively change the landscape of both British and American media. In light of recent events join our panel in a comparative discussion of the standards and ethics of the British Press 2011 – 2018.
Filmmaker Bryan Fogel sets out on a mission to learn about performance-enhancing drugs in sports. What he ends up discovering is far bigger than anyone could have even imagined.
2 speakers debate over the question – Who is winning the Culture Wars? It has been said that for the last 30 years, the political right won all the arguments about economics and the political left won all the argument about culture. But in the last few years, it seems that liberals are losing ground across the West, as more nationalistic and socially conservative governments come to power. How far has our cultural landscape changed?
Join friends and former colleagues from Kabul for a catch-up at the annual Afghanistan Christmas Drinks at the Frontline Club. For the sixth year in a row the Club is hosting the evening. No entrance fee is required and there is a pay bar – This year please book online.
The Frontline Club will be holding its first ever event in Kiev, Ukraine at Inveria on 18 December 2017 with a screening of “Holiday”, a short film by local filmmaker Zhanna Maksymenko-Dovhych.
It’s that time of the year again, we invite all members to join us for our annual drinks party in the clubroom where ample drink and food will be provided.
The Baillie Gifford (formerly Samuel Johnson Prize) is the most prestigious non-fiction literary prize in the UK. Join the prize’s board of judges who share their process to pick this year’s winner (announced Nov 16th) and what, in their opinion, makes a truly great writer.
At the Frontline Club’s seventh Kleptoscope, hosted as usual by journalist Oliver Bullough, Serious Fraud Office director David Green will talk about how the SFO works, and what might lie ahead for the investigation of fraud and corruption in the UK post-Brexit. He will be joined by Camilla de Silva, who led a key strand of the SFO’s investigation into Rolls-Royce and was recently rewarded with the Bar Council’s Award of Employed Barrister of the Year.
The Frontline Club in partnership with the Foreign Press Association of Greece will be screening MOSUL, by Olivier Sarbil and James Jones followed by a Q&A with Olivier and James at the Romantso in Athens.
Modern warfare is taking conflict back into the cities, with disastrous effects on civilian populations. Our panel share their experiences of city warfare across the Middle East and Europe.