Past Events and Screenings
On the eve of the UK’s first Media Freedom Conference in London, this event examines new and current threats facing journalists – both online and offline – and explores potential solutions for protecting reporters’ lives and the freedom of information.
On 13th June 2019, UK Home secretary Sajid Javid signed a request for Julian Assange to be extradited to the USA and he now faces a full extradition hearing in February next year. If granted, the Wikileaks founder could face 18 indictment charges in the US, including those under the Espionage Act. How does the journalism community now view the founder of Wikileaks?
For members who covered the Kosovo conflict or spent time there, please join us for drinks to mark the 20th anniversary of the end of the war.
Christiane Amanpour, Wael al-Omar, Paul Conroy, Anthony Loyd and Ramita Navai invite you to the annual fundraising dinner for the Frontline Fund.
The evening will begin with a drinks reception in the Clubroom from 7pm, followed by a sit down dinner.
The Frontline Fund , also affectionately known as the ‘Fixers Fund’ and set up in 2007, aims to raise money for the families of the brave media workers killed or injured in conflict zones, while working with international press.
Join us ahead of London Climate Action Week, as we bring together leading reporters and commissioning editors to ask: is the UK media establishment getting environmental reporting right?
For the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in the United States, Openly, the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s platform dedicated to coverage of under-reported LGBT+ stories from around the world, presents a film screening of “Stonewall 50: where next for LGBT+ lives?”
The searing story of President Duterte’s bloody campaign against drug dealers and addicts in the Philippines, told with unprecedented and intimate access to both sides of the war – the Manila police, and an ordinary family from the slum.
Earlier this spring, Whitehouse spokeswoman Sarah Sanders declared the Trump administration would move to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation. The designation, if successful, could impact millions in the Middle East and beyond.
Pre-broadcast screening of BBC Our World : The Yazidi Secret Children + Q&A
With the first kick of the FIFA Women’s World Cup a few days away, we are screening a film about a team that won’t be appearing in France. Filmed over five years, Freedom Fields follows three women and their football team in post-revolution Libya, as the country descends into civil war and the utopian hopes of the Arab Spring begin to fade.
The Brink comes to Frontline fresh from its world premiere at Sundance 2019. With unprecedented and unique access to Steve Bannon, self-ordained figurehead of the right-wing nationalist movements across the western world, The Brink is a fearless portrayal that digs beneath beguiling caricature and enigma. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Alison Klayman.
Insaan Culture Club is pleased to host the London launch of a highly anticipated new book on Pakistan.
To discuss increasing international tensions around the so-called ‘Troika of Tyranny’ – and the prospect of Cold War 2.0 in the region – reporter Frontline Club Trustee Jon Lee Anderson is joined by Financial Times correspondent Andres Schipani and Arturo Wallace of BBC Mundo.
In the eighth of our series of ‘Ethics in the News’ events at the Frontline Club, Hannah Storm, director and CEO of the Ethical Journalism Network, will be speaking to Rana Sabbagh a founder of Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ).
Rana will discuss the challenges of running an investigative journalism organisation based in Jordan and working with journalists in extremely difficult circumstances around the region with Sarah Giaziri , Director of the Frontline Freelance Register, and Mark Hunter, who has worked with ARIJ to develop the ‘Story-Based Inquiry’ approach to investigative journalism.
We will also hear from BBC Special Correspondent Nawal Al-Maghafi and Mohamed Aboelgheit about their experience reporting from Yemen and other countries in the region.
Join us for the screening of a film that exposed Britain’s secret collaboration in the murders of over 120 people on both sides of the Irish border during the recent conflict.
Al Shabaab is one of the century’s most successful violent jihadist movements, ruling over millions. But what lies behind the headlines and the bloodshed? Who are Al Shabaab, and why do people join? LAST FEW TICKETS.
Judith & Alistair Hetherington with Trustees of the Tim Hetherington Trust invite you to preview projects in current production by a new generation of photojournalists and documentary practitioners. The evening will culminate with the announcement of the 2019 Visionary Award.
Unreported World returns to the Frontline Club for the first time this year with a pre-broadcast screening of a stunning new documentary that takes an inside look at the dangers faced by Nicaraguan journalists trying to get their stories out.
Thirty years on, The Satanic Verses remains a novel that still provokes furious debate. To try and understand why, author, translator and journalist Maureen Freely will be joined by columnist and thinker Kenan Malik, presenters of recent radio 4 series ‘Fatwa’ Chloe Hadjimatheou and Mobeen Azhar, alongside Director of Southall Black Sisters Pragna Patel.
Meet some of the world’s leading Open Source Investigations teams to discuss the groundbreaking techniques being used to support and strengthen reporting of civilian harm in conflicts worldwide. Times senior foreign correspondent Anthony Loyd will be joined by Chris Woods, Director of Airwars, Bellingcat’s Yemen reporter Rawan Shaif and Milena Marin, project lead for Amnesty Decoders.