Olly Lambert

October 30, 2013

The Bombing of al-Bara: The Camera That Captured It

By Antonia Roupell On 29 October, exactly one year and one day after the bombing of al-Bara in northern Syria, an audience gathered in the Ritzy Cinema to watch filmmaker Olly Lambert’s extraordinary footage of the attacks. The Bombing of al-Bara screening was hosted by the Frontline Club and DocHouse as part of a series of Between […]

Tuesday 29 October 2013, 8.30 PM

Between the Lines Follow-Up Event: The Bombing of al-Bara + Q&A

This is an external event taking place at Ritzy Cinema. On 28 October 2012, a government jet dropped a bomb on the village of al-Bara. Only 300 meters away, Olly Lambert was filming a meeting of rebel soldiers. While keeping his camera rolling, Lambert documented the shocking impact of the regime air strike on a civilian population. Taking this intimate personally narrated footage as starting point, Lambert will discuss in depth the experience of filmmaking on the front line.

September 26, 2013

Between the Lines Follow-Up Events Across London

Between the Lines was a three-day festival that took place at Rich Mix from 1-3 March. In a series of follow up events we continue to explore the challenges facing documentary makers, investigative journalists and citizen reporters in the new media landscape. Salma  Thursday 26 September 2013, 8:00 PM Rich Mix London Growing up in […]

March 21, 2013

“This is their freedom”

Olly Lambert‘s new documentary, Syria – Across the Lines, was screened at the Frontline Club on March 19, just as government and rebel forces each accused the other of a poison gas attack on a village near Aleppo. His film looks at a society in the midst of being torn apart along once-faint sectarian lines. […]