The Human Cost

Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme: Film: 9/11 – Amber Rondel documentary (3 mins) – interview with John Halker about the morning of September 11th 2001. We shall be in-conversation with Amber Rondel (filmmaker) and John Halker at 11.00am on Sunday 3rd May.   The Major Conflicts driving the World’s Worst Refugee…

Reporting Global Conflicts

Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme: Film: Frontline Conflict Around the World Dramatic and hard-hitting footage from war zones and conflicts, shot by Journeyman Pictures’ freelancers around the world 1980s-2000 (Includes footage from Afghanistan, Colombia, Chechnya, Lebanon, Kurdistan, Philippines, Indonesia, Somalia, Angola, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Sudan). Journeyman Pictures http://www.journeyman.tv   Netflix recommendations:…

Why Do People Take Up Arms

Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme: Film: Anna: The Woman Who Went to Fight ISIS – BBC iPlayer | 59 mins | 2019 The story of Anna Campbell, who travelled to northern Syria in secret in 2017. Just eight months after arriving and with no military background, Anna went to the front…

State Sanctioned Crime

Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme: Film: Burundi: Inside the secret killing house Burundi’s security services are running secret torture and detention sites to silence dissent, former government intelligence agents have told BBC Africa Eye (4th December 2018). Using cutting-edge reconstruction techniques, BBC Africa Eye examines one house in particular, which was…

West Africa ….the new frontline

Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme: Film: Stacey Dooley Investigates Nigeria’s Female Suicide Bombers – BBC iPlayer film Nigerian Soldiers in Final Battle with Boko Haram | Viable Tv   Explanation of the Nigerian Civil War – ‘The Biafran Story’ – NewAfrica You Tube Photography: Biafra – Don McCullin’s 1969 powerful albino…

Media and Research Resources

Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme: Crisis Group – Crisis Watch is a global conflict tracker and monthly trends #CrisisWatch The New Humanitarian – formerly IRIN News #ForgottenConflicts   Wars in the World – website   Global Conflict Tracker – Council on Foreign Relations   Institute for War & Peace Reporting –…

Conflict Reporter – Dodge Billingsley

Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme: Film: Fronteira da Grandeza (trailer 60 secs) An original documentary film that tells the storied history of Brazil’s national expansion and current efforts to secure its borders. From Iguaçu to the edges of the Amazon and through the centers of power in Brasília and São Paulo,…

Afghanistan …the forever conflict

Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme: Film: Shah-i-Khot: Valley Redoubt – by Dodge Billingsley – Combat Film & Research (trailer) Shot by war correspondent Dodge Billingsley while embedded with US and Coalition forces in March 2020, Shah-i-Khot: Valley Redoubt tells the story of the first conventional battle of the US led war…

Borders

Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme: Film: Fronteira da Grandeza – Brazil – Dodge Billingsley Combat Film & Research (72 mins) An original documentary film that tells the storied history of Brazil’s national expansion and current efforts to secure its borders. From Iguaçu to the edges of the Amazon and through the…

Alternative Conflict Reportage

Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme: Film: Waltz with Bashir – animation Persopolis – Iran Syria: Witnesses for the Prosecution (47 mins) 2016-17 War Hospital – Sudan – National Film Board of Canada ‘A Call From The Hostage-Takers’ (2019) 59 mins: Tehran US Embassy Hostages in 1980   BURKINABÈ RISING: the art…