Screening of ‘A Private War’ and Conversation with Paul Conroy | Free Word

12 February 2019
18:00 - 21:00

Presented by:
Reporters Without Borders

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Reporters Without Borders is pleased to host a screening of ‘A Private War’, based on the true story of war correspondent Marie Colvin, ahead of its official UK release.

Doors and a cash bar will be open from 6:00 pm, and the film screening will start at 6:30 pm sharp.

The screening will be followed by Reporters Without Borders UK Bureau Director Rebecca Vincent in conversation with war photographer Paul Conroy, who worked alongside Marie Colvin and is featured in the film.

In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin (Academy Award nominee Rosamund Pike) is one of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time. Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless, while constantly testing the limits between bravery and bravado. After being hit by a grenade in Sri Lanka, she wears a distinctive eye patch and is still as comfortable sipping martinis with London’s elite as she is confronting dictators. Colvin sacrifices loving relationships, and over time, her personal life starts to unravel as the trauma she’s witnessed takes its toll. Yet, her mission to show the true cost of war leads her – along with renowned war photographer Paul Conroy (Jamie Dornan) – to embark on the most dangerous assignment of their lives in the besieged Syrian city of Homs.

This film has a 15 certificate – suitable only for 15 years and over.  

 

If you have any issues with online booking, please call us on 020 7324 2570

12 February 2019
18:00 - 21:00
£5 / £3

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