FrontLine Club - Events for March & April (London)
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All events take place at the FrontLine Club Protected content Place, W2 1QJ
Screening: Shanghai, Waiting for Paradise - Sun 30th March, 4.30pm Price: £5.00
Followed by Q&A with director Sylvie Levey
Shanghai, Waiting for Paradise is a moving story about life inside the home, minds and hearts of 3 generations of Chinese living under one roof in the old city of Shanghai, who are suddenly confronted by the imminent demolition of their home.
Screening: Who Am I? - Mon 31st March, 7.30pm Price: £5.00
Followed by Q&A with producers Paul Mitchell and Rachel Seifert
What happens when you discover that your father isn’t your father? What if you learn the man you thought was your father actually killed your biological parents? During the “so-called” dirty war in Argentina ( Protected content ), the military dictatorship there abducted some 30,000 people. Some were young women, pregnant or with small children.
Insight with Patrick Cockburn - the real Muqtada Al-Sadr
Tue 1st April, 7.30pm Price : £7. Protected content by Caroline Hawley (BBC).
Award winning war correspondent Patrick Cockburn examines the role of Muqtada al-Sadr – the man who leads a movement in Iraq that opposed both Saddam Hussein and the US occupation.
Insight with Robert Fisk - Covering wars, insurgencies and massacres - FULLY BOOKED
Fri 4th April, 7.30pm Price: £7.00
Robert Fisk, the iconic Middle East correspondent for the Independent, talks about his reporting career spanning three decades.
Screening: Meeting Resistance - Sun 6th April, 4.30pm Price: £5.00
Followed by Q&A with directors Molly Bingham and Steve Connors
Meeting Resistance raises the veil of anonymity surrounding the Iraqi insurgency by meeting face to face with individuals who are passionately engaged in the struggle, and documenting, for the first time, the sentiments experienced and actions taken by a nation's citizens when their homeland is occupied.
Screening: The Brooklyn Connection - How to Build a Guerilla Army
Mon 7th April, 7.30pm Price: £5. Protected content by Q&A with director Klaartje Quirijns
How do you tell a freedom fighter from a terrorist? If you met Florin Krasniqi in his Brooklyn neighbourhood, you wouldn’t likely think he was either. After hearing his story, you would certainly know he was one or the other – but which one?
Insight with Edward Lucas - Russia and the West - the New Cold War?
Tue 8th April, 7.30pm Price: £7.00
Edward Lucas, the Central and Eastern Europe correspondent for The Economist, talks about Russia’s increasing military muscle, its use of energy politics to pursue its international agenda and the affect of a resurgent Kremlin on the rest of the world.
In the picture with Seamus Murphy: A Darkness Visible - Afghanistan
Thu 10th April, 7.30pm Price: £7. Protected content conversation with Jocelyn Bain-Hogg Followed by Q&A
From Protected content 2006, Seamus Murphy photographed the effects of the Taliban regime, the tumultuous years of civil war and the historical elections following the fall of the Taliban. Alongside scenes of war and politics, his magnificent photographs capture intimate images of domesticity, work and leisure.
London Premiere Screening: Kabul Transit - Sun 13th April, 4.30pm Price: £5.00
Followed by Q&A with co-director and Afghan Ambassador to Germany, Maliha Zulfacar
Kabul Transit rejects the usual device of narration and portraiture and asks the viewer to experience Kabul as a newly arrived visitor would by shuttling through the broken streets of the city, moving between public space and private, listening in on conversations, posing questions and probing the darker alleys the mainstream media avoids.
Screening: Jihad - The Men and Ideas Behind Al Qaeda - Mon 14th April, 7.30pm Price: £5.00
Followed by Q&A with director/producer William Cran and other tbc
A stunning television history of modern, radical, Islamic groups, the ideas and beliefs that inspire them and the challenge they present to governments in the Middle East and the West, from Emmy award-winning filmmakers William Cran and Clive Sydall.
Third Party Event - Aid agencies and the media - a match made in hell?
Tue 15th April, 7:30pm Price: FREE
With Catherine Philp of the Times, Bill Neely of ITN, Dominic Nutt of Save the Children UK and Leigh Daynes of the British Red Coss. Moderated by journalist Sam Kiley.
This event is sponsored by the British Red Cross.
Journalists and aid workers are increasingly seen as targets in conflict zones. Rising insecurity is making it harder for both groups to do their jobs. What impact is this having on media coverage?
Insight with Sir Menzies Campbell - War, Politics and the Lib Dems
Tue 22nd April, 7.30pm Price: £7. Protected content by Reeta Chakrabarti (BBC).
Former foreign affairs spokesman and leader of the Liberal Democrats, Sir Menzies Campbell, talks about the party, the war in Iraq and British politics.
In the picture with Judah Passow - Shattered Dreams: Israel and the Palestinians
Wed 23rd April, 7.30pm Price: £7. Protected content conversation with Jon Levy (Editor Foto8)
Followed by Q&A
Judah Passow, one of the leading UK based photojournalists, presents images from over 25 years covering the Middle East and discusses how his pictures demonstrate the complex human reality that exists on both sides of the divide. more++
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Food and Wine Tasting - Sat 26th April, 6.30pm Price: £78.00
Join Frontline's head chef, John Taylor and wine author, Malcolm Gluck in our exclusive, private dining room for an evening of fine food and wine.
Screening: In Prison My Whole Life - Mon 28th April, 7.30pm Price: £5.00
Followed by Q&A with filmmaker William Francome and producer Livia Giuggioli Firth
In Prison My Whole Life follows 25-year-old William Francome’s investigation into the arrest of Mumia Abu Jamal, famed death-row prisoner and award-winning Black Panther journalist.