The Frontline Club: What’s coming up in the week ahead

Tonight Paddy O’Connell of BBC Radio 4’s Broadcasting House will be back in the chair for June’s First Wednesday. There are a few tickets left so book now if you want to discuss the effect of the Arab Spring in Iran and the power struggle at the heart of Iran’s government.

Tomorrow evening there is a screening of Revolution Uplo@ded  which looks at the global communication revolution that has helped ferment real revolts and pull down regimes across the Arab World. This event is hosted by BBC Arabic and will be followed by a panel discussion.

The week ahead sees the start of our ‘Recommends’ screening series, with Reprieve’s Clive Stafford Smith’s choice Fourteen Days in May, a documentary which charts the last two weeks of Edward Johnson’s life on death row. Friday’s screening of The Prosecutor documents the powerful story of Luis Moreno-Ocampo, the first chief Prosecutor for the International Criminal Court.

Next week we will be tackling some of the serious questions that arise from the explosion of the internship. EJF and Communications Inc will be screening Deadly Catch followed by a panel discussion on the growing problem of pirate fishing.