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Documentary Media Centre

Gallery: Doc Media Centre 6 Week Pop-Up

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 of stories focused on real people, real places and real events through:

  • documentary film
  • documentary photography
  • documentary audio
  • documentary new media
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Documentary Media Centre Pop-Up

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.

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Doc Media Centre Films

Resources: The films below show the Documentary Media Centre in operation as a pop-up inside the Wot Space, Highcross Leicester.

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Final Day of Doc Media Month

Documentary Media Month Review

Join me for a celebration event as we look back over the programme and review the highlights of Documentary Media Month 2017.

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 peoplereal places and real events from around the world.

The documentary film programme is the 8th Leicester Docfilm Festival.

The Documentary Media Centre project organises events, education based activities and workshops covering 4 areas:

  • documentary film
  • documentary photography
  • documentary audio
  • documentary new media

The pop-up Documentary Media Centre will be hosted on the 1st Floor of 10 Bishop Street, Leicester LE1 6AF.

For further information please email John Coster, Journalist on docmediacentre@gmail.com

Twitter @docmediacentre @citizenseye  @docfilmfestival  @conflictreportr

#docmedia2017

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Programme: Monday 20th November

Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs….what are they?

To mark Universal Childrens Day witness ‘global citizens‘ sharing their stories as part of the World’s Largest Lesson#SDG4 #Education2030……real people, real places and real events…..how are the SDGs working in reality and can they really help us to bring about meaningful change.

Click to visit the website: www.worldslargestlesson.globalgoals.org

4.30-5.30pm Doc Media Centre, 1st Floor, 10 Bishops Street, Leicester LE1 6AF.

The 2017 Documentary Media Month theme is global citizens dedicated to showcasing real peoplereal places and real events from around the world.

The documentary film programme is the 8th Leicester Docfilm Festival.

The Documentary Media Centre project organises events, education based activities and workshops covering 4 areas:

  • documentary film
  • documentary photography
  • documentary audio
  • documentary new media

The pop-up Documentary Media Centre will be hosted on the 1st Floor of 10 Bishop Street, Leicester LE1 6AF.

For further information please email John Coster, Journalist on docmediacentre@gmail.com

Twitter @docmediacentre @citizenseye  @docfilmfestival  @conflictreportr

#docmedia2017

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Programme: Sunday 19th November

Causes of Climate Change

Understand the physical processes behind climate variations in the past, present and future.

This free online course provides the basis for understanding the underlying physical processes governing climate variations in the past, present and future.

In the course, we focus on explaining the main external forcing mechanisms such as the sun, volcanoes, and changes in greenhouse gasses and aerosols, which can contribute to changing the global energy budget and initiate climate variations.

Click here to join the course or register for the next one: www.futurelearn.com

The 2017 Documentary Media Month theme is global citizens dedicated to showcasing real peoplereal places and real events from around the world.

The documentary film programme is the 8th Leicester Docfilm Festival.

The Documentary Media Centre project organises events, education based activities and workshops covering 4 areas:

  • documentary film
  • documentary photography
  • documentary audio
  • documentary new media

The pop-up Documentary Media Centre will be hosted on the 1st Floor of 10 Bishop Street, Leicester LE1 6AF.

For further information please email John Coster, Journalist on docmediacentre@gmail.com

Twitter @docmediacentre @citizenseye  @docfilmfestival  @conflictreportr

#docmedia2017

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Programme: Saturday 18th November

Polar Day

Join us for an ‘immersive’ documentary media exhibition of film, photography, audio and new media dedicated to the Polar regions and other cold places!

This unique event is hosted by Photographer Stef Casley – a showcase of Stef’s work will be on display including recent trips to Iceland and New Zealand.

James Balog’s photo book called ‘Ice’ will be on display for visitors to view.

There will be a conversation about James Balog’s documentary ‘Chasing Ice‘ that shows the physical form of global warming in action in various locations across the planet.

11am-3pm Doc Media Centre, 1st Floor. 10 Bishop Street, Leicester LE1 6AF

The 2017 Documentary Media Month theme is global citizens dedicated to showcasing real peoplereal places and real events from around the world.

The documentary film programme is the 8th Leicester Docfilm Festival.

The Documentary Media Centre project organises events, education based activities and workshops covering 4 areas:

  • documentary film
  • documentary photography
  • documentary audio
  • documentary new media

The pop-up Documentary Media Centre will be hosted on the 1st Floor of 10 Bishop Street, Leicester LE1 6AF.

For further information please email John Coster, Journalist on docmediacentre@gmail.com

Twitter @docmediacentre @citizenseye  @docfilmfestival  @conflictreportr

#docmedia2017

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Programme: Sunday 12th 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.

WW1 Heroism: Through Art and Film

Discover just some of the ways that heroism and the First World War is portrayed through art and film. 

The centenary of the First World War is a time for reflection and exploration. In this short course you will discover just some of the ways that heroism is portrayed through art and film.

You will explore recruitment posters and the messages they portrayed for both those going to war and those staying at home, as well as researching WW1 art and reflecting upon a painting you have chosen. You will then move on to explore contemporary German film, consolidating your learning by reviewing a recent book, film, or TV programme about the First World War.

Click here to join the course or register for the next one: www.futurelearn.com

The 2017 Documentary Media Month theme is global citizens dedicated to showcasing real peoplereal places and real events from around the world.

The documentary film programme is the 8th Leicester Docfilm Festival.

The Documentary Media Centre project organises events, education based activities and workshops covering 4 areas:

  • documentary film
  • documentary photography
  • documentary audio
  • documentary new media

The pop-up Documentary Media Centre will be hosted on the 1st Floor of 10 Bishop Street, Leicester LE1 6AF.

For further information please email John Coster, Journalist on docmediacentre@gmail.com

Twitter @docmediacentre @citizenseye  @docfilmfestival  @conflictreportr

#docmedia2017

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Programme: Saturday 4th November

Documentary Media Centre ‘Open Day’….a drop in to view the documentary films, photography, audio and new media exhibits.

Ineke Poultney and Andy Williams

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’ project and information on free resources available to teachers/educators

A Doc Media exhibition brought us up-to-date following the battle to save The Community Channel, the nation’s first community-owned TV channel part of the Media Trust.

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11am-3pm Doc Media Centre, 1st Floor, 10 Bishops Street, Leicester LE1 6AF.

Rob Watson captured me trying to look serious!

The 2017 Documentary Media Month theme is global citizens dedicated to showcasing real peoplereal places and real events from around the world.

The documentary film programme is the 8th Leicester Docfilm Festival.

The Documentary Media Centre project organises events, education based activities and workshops covering 4 areas:

  • documentary film
  • documentary photography
  • documentary audio
  • documentary new media

The pop-up Documentary Media Centre will be hosted on the 1st Floor of 10 Bishop Street, Leicester LE1 6AF.

For further information please email John Coster, Journalist on docmediacentre@gmail.com

Twitter @docmediacentre @citizenseye  @docfilmfestival  @conflictreportr

#docmedia2017

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Documentary Media Centre

Programme: Saturday 18th November

Polar Day

Join us for an ‘immersive’ documentary media exhibition of film, photography, audio and new media dedicated to the Polar regions and other cold places!

This unique event is hosted by Photographer Stef Casley – a showcase of Stef’s work will be on display including recent trips to Iceland and New Zealand.

Click the link for his PhotoBlog: www.photoblog.com/stef2

James Balog’s photo book called ‘Ice’ will be on display for visitors to view.

There will be a conversation about James Balog’s documentary ‘Chasing Ice‘ that shows the physical form of global warming in action in various locations across the planet.

11am-3pm Doc Media Centre, 1st Floor. 10 Bishop Street, Leicester LE1 6AF

The 2017 Documentary Media Month theme is global citizens dedicated to showcasing real peoplereal places and real events from around the world.

The documentary film programme is the 8th Leicester Docfilm Festival.

The Documentary Media Centre project organises events, education based activities and workshops covering 4 areas:

  • documentary film
  • documentary photography
  • documentary audio
  • documentary new media

The pop-up Documentary Media Centre will be hosted on the 1st Floor of 10 Bishop Street, Leicester LE1 6AF.

For further information please email John Coster, Journalist on docmediacentre@gmail.com

Twitter @docmediacentre @citizenseye  @docfilmfestival  @conflictreportr

#docmedia2017