The Documentary Media Centre has a new space….14 Northampton Street, Leicester LE1 1PA. It will be open on Saturday 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th November between 10am-4pm. A full programme of events, exhibitions, screenings and Reportage Club in-conversations, will launch in January 2020.
Documentary Media Centre operates on the ‘community of practice’ model: it identifies globally active documentarians operating across Latin America, West & East Africa, South Asia and South-East Asia. it offers researchers access to this documentary media content – documentary film, photography, audio and new media. it organizes pop-up ‘showcase’ events throughout the year.. Documentary Media is the intersection ofContinue reading “Gallery: Doc Media Centre 6 Week Pop-Up”
I’m hosting the final event of the 6 week Highcross pop-up on Friday 8th March. Start time: 6.30pm My ‘in-conversation’ with Paul Reilly will focus on his ongoing work on digital media and political polarisation in Northern Ireland. Paul is an Academic studying media and crisis communication, Northern Irish online groups, online research ethics, YouTubeContinue reading “Reportage Club: Paul Reilly”
Please join me for a Reportage Club ‘in-conversation’ event with Zinthiya Ganeshpanchan on Thursday 28th February from 6pm. The event is hosted in the Documentary Media Centre pop-up, Shires Lane, Highcross Leicester. Zinthiya will be discussing her book, ‘Bodies as Sites of War‘, her work around Women & Girls issues including FGM, Honour Based Violence and ForcedContinue reading “Reportage Club: Zinthiya Ganeshpanchan”
Please join me for a Reportage Club ‘in-conversation’ event with Julian Harrison on Monday 4th March from 6pm. The event is hosted in the Documentary Media Centre pop-up, Shires Lane, Highcross Leicester. Julian will be discussing the research around his book ‘Suspended Disbelief’, his on-going research trips to Eastern Europe and the role of womenContinue reading “Reportage Club: Julian Harrison”
John Coster explains the ‘Parallel Lives‘ project with its support of global documentarians. The project is part of the 6 week pop-up ‘Documentary Media Centre’ installation at Highcross Leicester. Thanks to the Communication Arts BA (Hons) students who gave up their free time to record my thoughts.
Join us for this documentary media showcase on what happens ‘After the Conflict’……how do people return home, what do they find….how do they continue to live? Drawing on personal stories from Bosnia to Cambodia, Rwanda to the Rohingya. Venue: DMU Campus, Mill Studios MS0.25 Start time: 6pm FREE entry – open to students, staff & public. Documentary filmContinue reading “Tuesday 6th November: After the Conflict”
Doc Media Festival Podcast ‘Live’ event in partnership with Dr. Rob Watson, Decentered Media. Venue: DMU Campus, Mill Studios MS0.25 Start time: 6.30pm FREE entry – open to students, staff & public. The panel will discuss the role of documentary media (film, photography, audio and new media) and screen trailers & short clips of their work:Continue reading “Wednesday 7th November: Podcast ‘Live’”
Documentary film showcase screening of ‘BURKINABÈ RISING: the art of resistance in Burkina Faso’ Directed by Iara Lee (Cultures of Resistance Films) Venue: DMU Campus, Mill Studios MS0.25 Start time: 6pm FREE entry – open to students, staff & public. A small landlocked country in West Africa, Burkina Faso is home to a vibrant communityContinue reading “Thursday 8th November: BURKINABÈ RISING”
I enjoyed (not really the right word) this excellent documentary screened at Phoenix Cinema – part of the 2018 Journeys Festival International in Leicester. Thanks to Oli Page for the invitation to the screening and opportunity to facilitate the post-screening Q&A with Dimple Patel. Another News Story takes a fresh view of the European refugeeContinue reading “Another News Story”