None to Blame but All to Suffer: The Carbon Crooks + Q&A
By George Symonds What do a dead poet, organised crime and the air we breathe have in common? On Thursday 21 November the Frontline Club screened The Carbon Crooks – director Tom Heinemann’s exposé of the massive fraud and failures within global carbon trading schemes. Heinemann introduced his picture thus: “This film is a about […]
Afghan Army Girls: Q&A with first-time director Lalage Snow
The screening of Afghan Army girls ended with a roaring sound of applause at the Frontline Club yesterday evening.
The promise and peril of the Arab revolution
“’It came out of nowhere because of Facebook and Google’ is not true. It was a long time coming.”
Plunder of the oceans – The rise of pirate fishing, impacts and solutions
By Shyamalie Satkunanadnan With more than one billion of the world’s population reliant on fish as their main source of protein and up to 90 per cent of fish disappearing in some parts of the oceans, the impact of illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing operations – known as ‘pirate fishing’ – has never been greater. […]
In the Picture: Orphaned and Ostracised- HIV in Africa with Carol Allen Storey
Download this episode View in iTunes Watch the event here. By Antje Bormann Broadcaster Sue Steward introduced Carol Allen Storey as one of the most fascinating photojournalists around. Carol Allen Storey’s photographic career started 10 years ago following a thorough rethink of a successful career in the fashion and beauty industry. Photographs by Edmond Terakopian. […]
Aid & accountability: still a happy couple?
Download this episode View in iTunes Watch the event here. By Gianluca Mezzofiore Public interest in international aid is slowly growing across the UK, as catastrophic disasters such as the Pakistani floods make demands on people’s generosity. But what is the level of accountability and transparency of aid agencies and NGOs responsible for delivering money […]
Forget about projects, give money to the people instead
By Gianluca Mezzofiore Experts on international aid marked yesterday the importance of effectiveness and risk-taking in delivering money to countries in need of help. In a panel discussion chaired by Humphrey Hawksley, leading BBC foreign correspondent, four professionals on humanitarian issues admitted the failure of project-based development and stressed on the major role of local […]
Tonight in London- Portraits of War: The Democratic Republic of Congo
All Frontline members have been invited to a reception and exhibition opening to mark the 10-year observance of Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security.
A week of debate, insight and parties in the Forum
Does the Demotix citizen journalism agency offer a model for the future or will it simply undercut the professionals? Love them or hate them, Demotix has made its mark on the industry. Our networking party tonight offers the opportunity to meet Demotix CEO Turi Munthe and hear about their work as well as network and […]