FULLY BOOKED-UK Premiere – Under Fire: Journalists in Combat

Screening February 8, 2012 7:00 PM

A unique exploration of the psychological and emotional toll of covering wars and the risks journalists take in order to cover them.

Shortlisted for the Academy Award nomination for best documentary, Under Fire: Journalists in Combat is co-produced by Dr. Anthony Feinstein, who works as a psychiatrist for CNN, CBS, BBC, Reuters and other international news outfits.

The documentary features the experiences and insights of award winning journalists such as Chris Hedges, Jeremy B Owen, Christina Lamb, Paul Watson, Ian Stuart, Finbarr O’ Reilly, Jon Steele and many more. Among those interviewed are prominent war journalists from the New York Times; BBC, Times of London and many others.

Directed by: Martyn Burke

Year: 2011

Duration: 89′

**The London Premiere of Under Fire: Journalists in Combat is part of a series of events, screenings and workshops examining the challenges to safety faced by journalists around the world.**