Programme: Day 25 Doc Media Month

Friday 25th 7th Leicester Docfilm Festival documentary film showcase to mark the UN Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women. Showcase A (starts 12 midday) – co-hosted by staff from Zinthiya Trust who recently received funding from The Big Lottery for a project to support Women and Girls suffering or at risk of FGM, honour based violence andContinue reading “Programme: Day 25 Doc Media Month”

Programme: Day 24 Doc Media Month

Thursday 24th Hosted DMU 3rd Year Advanced Television module students for a LAB Session on single camera documentary film production. (LAB Session = Learn | Access | Build) 2-5pm Doc Media Centre, Highcross Reportage Club event ‘in conversation with’ Zinthiya Ganeshpanchan to mark the UN Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women on Friday 25th November.Continue reading “Programme: Day 24 Doc Media Month”

Programme: Day 23 Doc Media Month

Wednesday 23rd Creative Coffee Leicester celebrates the return of Documentary Media Month. From 10.30am I’ll be talking about the experiences and challenges of putting on an event of this scale and some of the hints, tips and lessons I’ve picked up along the way. If you’d like to know a little more about the mechanics of puttingContinue reading “Programme: Day 23 Doc Media Month”

Programme: Day 22 Doc Media Month

Tuesday 22nd 10am-1pm DMU Media Entrepreneurship 3rd Year students attended a LAB Session at the Documentary Media Centre. (LAB Sessions = Learn | Access | Build) The JFK Assassination – Dr John Sutton will chart the events of the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy on 22nd November 1963……53 years ago today! Documentary film footage, photographsContinue reading “Programme: Day 22 Doc Media Month”

Programme: Day 21 Doc Media Month

Monday 21st 2pm – hosted a visit from North Warkwickshire & Hinckley College media student, Daniel Wheatley to discuss his new documentary project. Future Learn offers a diverse selection of FREE online courses from top universities and specialist organisations from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile,Continue reading “Programme: Day 21 Doc Media Month”

Programme: Day 20 Doc Media Month

Sunday 20th Visit the ‘pop-up’ Museum of Community Media on Universal Children’s Day as we look back over 7 years (2008-2014) of Leicester’s social history through the content of community media organisation, Citizens Eye. UK Premiere of US feature documentary ‘Smithsonian, Arts of the Monsoon’ from CFR Media, Salt Lake City, Utah. Screening starts at 2pm.Continue reading “Programme: Day 20 Doc Media Month”

Programme: Day 19 Doc Media Month

Saturday 19th Visit the ‘pop-up’ Museum of Community Media as we look back over 7 years (2008-2014) of Leicester’s social history through the content of community media organisation, Citizens Eye. This ‘pop-up’ display hosted at the Doc Media Centre will see children leading the workshops and curating content as part of the 2016 Kids in MuseumsContinue reading “Programme: Day 19 Doc Media Month”

Programme: Day 18 Doc Media Month

Friday 18th 7th Leicester Docfilm Festival documentary film showcase to mark Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016. 1pm, ‘Walk the Talk’ (16 min) – in August 2015, a group of volunteers walked from Leicester to London to raise awareness around the social policies that impact on psychological distress, particularly within the homeless population. The short film shows what they did and their subsequent meetingContinue reading “Programme: Day 18 Doc Media Month”

Programme: Day 17 Doc Media Month

Thursday 17th Come along and find out how the Documentary Media Centre uses documentary film, photography, audio and new media to showcase real people, real places and real events. If you were involved in Citizens Eye between 2008-2014 please drop in before the 30th November and add a comment to the Museum of Community Media timeline wall.Continue reading “Programme: Day 17 Doc Media Month”

Programme: Day 16 Doc Media Month

Wednesday 16th ‘Community Media Cafe’ – 2nd Year DMU #Tech2503 Community Media Production students will be continuing their research into community media and how people use it. Join us for a ‘cuppa’ and share your stories. 10.30-11.30am The Old Library Café, Adult Education, Belvoir Street, Leicester 2pm – Visit from Adult Education College photography students with tutor,Continue reading “Programme: Day 16 Doc Media Month”