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  • Seminar | 14 November, 2018

    FCCC Security Workshop: Do I really need to bring a fire ladder?

    The last couple of years has (hopefully) seen a change in how far the media companies duty of care for their employers stretches. This workshop will be led by a security officer from a national media organisation who will discuss what he has learned in the last seven years of working closely with journalists. He characterises safety/security for journalists as like a Cinderella about to change. We’ll look at what tools (from threats assessments to gizmos and behaviour) you could use to improve your own situation at the office and in the field.

    Screening | 13 November, 2018

    Film Screening: Better Angels Documentary

    This 90-min theatrical documentary film sets out to examine one possible future in the complex and turbulent relationship between the world’s two great superpowers. Seen through the eyes of ordinary Chinese and Americans the film takes an anthropological approach and advocates for a more measured, less confrontational approach to bilateral relations – with the long-term goal of overcoming economic rivalries, ideological challenges and cultural differences. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the director and producers.ABOUT THE FILM MAKERS

    Malcolm Clarke, director, is an Emmy & Academy Award-winning director & producer who started out making films for the BBC. He joined Granada TV‘s ‘World in Action’ unit, assigned to investigate the death of the South African political activist Steven Biko, and the resulting film made Biko a global cause célebre. Clarke’s first US film, Terror in the Promised Land, chronicled the recruitment & operations of a Palestinian suicide squad. Clarke has made films in more than eighty countries, frequently assigned to portray volatile people in extreme situations, garnering awards at several international film festivals – plus an Emmy, three Ace Awards and two Oscars.

    William Mundell, is an entrepreneur, film producer and political activist. Mr. Mundell was an adjunct professor at UCLA’s Anderson Graduate School of Management, and is an honorary professor at Tsinghua University in China. In 2010, he was the executive producer of Gerrymandering, focuses on the use of gerrymandering to fix elections and protect incumbents. It was widely credited with creating sweeping political reform in California.

    Yi Han is a multiple award-winning film producer, specialising in international co-production, strategic marketing and the distribution of China-related independent films. Prior to focusing on the film business, Yi Han was an anchor and news reporter for Sichuan TV & China Central Television. She holds a Masters Degree in Journalism from Carleton University, Canada. Her work as a producer includes the internationally acclaimed Last Train Home, China Heavyweight & Heart of A Tiger. In 2018 she completed work on her directorial debut documentary film In My Eyes.

    DATE: Tuesday 6-8.30pm (Tuesday) 13 November 2018, screening followed by discussion
    VENUE: Lumière Pavilions, Parkview Green, (L2) 9 Dongdaqiao Rd, Beijing
    ENTRANCE: FCCC Members: Free; Non-members: 100 RMB