Past Events and Screenings
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.
Join our panel to discuss how Anglo-American mainstream media is consistently mis-understanding Muslims and the Arab world in its reporting. The discussion will look into how the UK and US must do more to recognise the diversity between nations in the Middle East.
This conference is aimed freelance camera operators and photographers. The idea is to explore how to produce first class video and make it relevant today. We will be looking at the latest trends in broadcast, online and social video, storytelling, explore how to pitch your ideas and get them commissioned – and discuss the very latest innovations in filmmaking.
In response to transatlantic events, the Frontline Club and Byline Festival are coming to New York to launch a US version of their unique festival for independent journalism and free speech. The event will take place at the Edition Hotel, 5 Madison Ave, New York from 6pm to late. We will be hosting a film screening […]
Join us for the first of 2 nights of the Frontline Club and Byline Festival’s New York Event for a film screening of MOSUL on 6th November 7pm. The event will be at the Bronx Documentary Center 614 Courtlandt Avenue, Bronx, NY 10451. This will be followed by a reception and a Q&A with film directors Olivier Sarbil and James Jones in conversation with Marcia Biggs.
We are delighted to invite you to the Frontline Club Awards ceremony, an essential event celebrating our colleagues and peers for their integrity, courage and independent spirit. We are honoured to have the keynote speech this year delivered by Peter Bouckaert, Emergencies Director at Human Rights Watch.
The Frontline Club will be screening a new BBC documentary on Yemen, having gained unprecedented access to the country, journalist Nawal Al-Maghafi and her team document the horrific famine and cholera epidemic that have led to 16 million people – two-thirds of the population – to be in need of humanitarian assistance . There will be a panel discussion on the ensuing crisis, what has caused it, and why there is a lack on international condemnation on the war.
Join our panel of experts to discuss what will happen next for the region as the events unfold.
UNBROKEN made its debut as a theatre ‘mini-festival’, produced by Shadow Road – a small company with an enduring interest in mental health – at Theatre503 on World Mental Health Day last October. The 2016 festival sold out and the feedback was fantastic so this year it is returning, with some practical workshops, a literary event, and the staged reading of a powerful play about adolescent mental health by award-winning playwright Ali Taylor having been added to the art exhibitions, live music, new writing, original choreography and panel discussions that proved such a hit last year.
The Frontline Club will screen a short documentary, made by journalist Shafiur Rahman on the current crisis, followed by a panel discussion on the ongoing atrocities that are afflicting the region. The documentary focuses on Rohingya women refugees uses harrowing footage from the border with Myanmar as well as devastating testimony from Rohingya refugees. The panel will further help to decipher whether this is an ethno-religious conflict or something more?
Our panel discuss with unique insight the dark world of the ivory trade. In 2016, Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) embarked on a yearlong undercover investigation into the murky world of ivory trafficking in Mozambique in Africa. These investigations revealed a Chinese-led criminal syndicate which for over two decades has been trafficking ivory from Africa to Shuidong, their hometown in southern China. The traffickers claimed that up to 80 per cent of all African elephant tusks were destined for Shuidong town.
Since President Xi Jin Ping came to power 4 years ago, hundreds of Chinese citizens have vanished on the orders of the Communist government, under the guise of anti-corruption leads. These are frequently followed by public confessions from high-profile figures. The Frontline Club, in partnership with Christian Solidarity Worldwide will be hosting Grace Gao, and Angela Gui as part of a panel discussion to share their personal experiences of the mysterious disappearances of both of their activist fathers.
What is the emotional toll on journalists reporting on an event as severe as the refugee crisis? How does this impact their work and what are news institutions doing to protect the mental stability of their employees out on the field? The Frontline Club will be hosting an evening of discussion regarding a report released by the INSI, the first of its kind, looking into the link between the media and moral injury.
The Al Qaeda resurgence – how Osama bin Laden’s family survived after 9/11 and how his followers have rebuilt the terrorist organisation
Join us for an evening of conversation with journalists Cathy Scott-Clark and Adrian Levey to discuss their new book: The Exile: The Stunning Inside Story of Osama Bin Laden and Al Qaeda In Flight and the recent resurgence of the terror group, as Osama bin Laden’s son, Hamza is expected to take over the terrorist organisation.
Godfrey Mwampembwa, a.k.a Gado is a renowned political cartoonist. He joins us to discuss politics and the role of satire in Africa in conversation with Professor Nic Cheeseman. Presenting a range of his work, there will be a particular focus on speaking truth to power and the build up to, rejection of, and subsequent re-running of the Kenyan presidential elections of 2017.
The Frontline Club will be screening MOSUL, a new film by Olivier Sarbil and James Jones followed by a Q&A with Olivier and James. In October 2016, an elite team of Iraqi Special Forces was tasked with leading the fight to defeat ISIS in Mosul. It was the beginning of a brutal battle of attrition […]