Programme: Sunday 5th November

Timberland Showcase This FREE event screened documentary films hosted by the 8th DocFilm Festival…..especially about the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs…..’global citizens’ sharing their stories…..also free entry to our competition. 2pm-5pm Timberland, Upper Mall, Highcross, Leicester LE1 4AN MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) Future Learn offers a diverse selection of FREE online courses from top universities andContinue reading “Programme: Sunday 5th November”

Programme: Saturday 4th November

Documentary Media Centre ‘Open Day’….a drop in to view the documentary films, photography, audio and new media exhibits. These included……. ‘Out of Eden Walk’ – the 7 year ‘slow journalism’ project – this interactive exhibit covered using documentary media (documentary film, photography, audio and new media) in a classroom/learning setting. It included examples such as the ‘Out of Eden Walk’ projectContinue reading “Programme: Saturday 4th November”

Programme: Friday 3rd November

Conflict Reporting…..’the first draft of history’……does anyone care? This illustrated talk focuses on the changing role of the ‘war’ reporter from WW2 up to the modern day. I’ll include a conflict showcase of footage captured in September 1973 by UPITN teams across the globe. UPITN was a major global television news agency. It had an extensive networkContinue reading “Programme: Friday 3rd November”

Programme: Thursday 2nd November

Can documentary film really bring about change? Saying it does and proving it does can be quite difficult in the short term. But what happens when we review a documentary over 3-10 years in light of events and view it with a global perspective. This illustrated talk focused on three documentaries, that in my opinion,Continue reading “Programme: Thursday 2nd November”

Programme: Wednesday 1st November

The 2017 Documentary Media Month programme was officially launched at Wyggeston and Queen Elizabeth I College or as most of us know it….. WQE! Over 40 WQE students visited the specially created pop-up version of the Documentary Media Centre to see ‘documentary media’ – film, photography, audio and new media exhibits that showcase real people, real places and real events from around the world. ThroughContinue reading “Programme: Wednesday 1st November”

Programme: Thursday 30th November

Documentary Media Month Review Join us for a celebration event as we look back over the programme and review the highlights. 5pm-6pm Doc Media Centre, 1st Floor, 10 Bishops Street, Leicester LE1 6AF. The 2017 Documentary Media Month theme is global citizens dedicated to showcasing real people, real places and real events from around the world. The documentary film programme is the 8th LeicesterContinue reading “Programme: Thursday 30th November”

Programme: Wednesday 29th November

East Midlands Community Media Network The aim of this project is to develop networking events, host regular podcasts discussions, list and share information about community media groups in the East Midlands, and promote ideas that support community development practices through community media. Join us for a chat about the new EMCM Network and get involved in the podcastContinue reading “Programme: Wednesday 29th November”

Programme: Tuesday 28th November

Interested in starting your own film festival? Join us for this illustrated talk that covers ‘how to’ start, ‘who to’ involve, the type of venue and why are you doing it! 4pm-5pm Doc Media Centre, 1st Floor, 10 Bishops Street, Leicester LE1 6AF The 2017 Documentary Media Month theme is global citizens dedicated to showcasing real people, real places and realContinue reading “Programme: Tuesday 28th November”

Programme: Monday 27th November

Community Media Cafe If you were involved in Citizens Eye between 2008-2014, please drop in and ‘share’ your memories on the virtual Museum of Community Media timeline. The Museum of Community Media archive covers 7 years of Leicester’s social history (2008-2014) through the content of community media organisation, Citizens Eye. 10.30am-11.30am The Chapel Cafe, Bishops Street, Leicester LE1 6AF. Museum of Community MediaContinue reading “Programme: Monday 27th November”

Programme: Sunday 26th November

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) 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, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life. Understanding Violence Against Women: Myths and Realities LearnContinue reading “Programme: Sunday 26th November”