Talks and screenings in the week ahead at the Frontline Club

June 7, 2011

Tomorrow evening Ross Perlin, author of Intern Nation, and a panel chaired by journalist Martin Bright will discuss the internship and the impact of this now common practice on education, the work place and society. Tonight there is a screening of Deadly Catch, a film that exposes the devastating consequences of pirate fishing in Sierra Leone. The event is organised by Environmental Justice Foundation and Communications Inc and will be followed by a discussion with a panel of experts who will examine the true cost of pirate fishing.

The Club’s ‘Recommends’ series continues with series editor of BBC Storyville Nick Fraser’s selection Please Vote for Me. The film explores the concept of democracy through the lense of class monitor elections in a Chinese school. On Monday, in association with the Cinema Eye Honors, we have a special screening of multiple award winning The Arbor, a film that recollects the life of Andrea Dunbar, the short-lived, alcoholic playwright from Bradford.

For next Tuesday’s In the picture we will be joined by Reuters photographer Andrew Winning and video journalist Inigo Gilmore who will be discussing their recent work shooting on Libya’s front line. The following evening a panel of experts willl be looking at privacy, justice and journalism ethics in light of the recent phone hacking scandal and the on-going super-injunction saga.

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