Past Events and Screenings
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.
It’s one of the trickiest legal and ethical questions of the modern age; should terrorists be denied their human rights in the interest of security? Should they simply be treated as rights-less? Come hear an in depth discussion of this vital contemporary matter, from a legal, philosophical and practical perspective.
A film about photographers that seek light in the shadows
This one-day workshop will teach you how to tell humanitarian stories through photographs for media, NGOs, charities and corporate social responsibility programmes. This is a hands-on photography experience aimed at people working in the NGO sector and non-professional photographers who want to tell compelling humanitarian stories through photos.
A perilous supply mission travels into the Patagonian wilderness to help an isolated old cowboy at the end of the world, and an extraordinary life.
The Frontline Club and the Frontline Freelance Register (FFR) will be running their first ever film night in Mexico + Q&A, in celebration of the FFR starting a new chapter, to support journalists operating in the country.
Who is behind the Alt-Right movement and what do they want? Are they gaining an outsized influence on global politics? Join us for a panel discussion, analysing the varying impact the movement has had in the US and across Europe, as well as the increasing splinter groups straying from the umbrella of the Alt-Right, and what this means for the future of the movement.