Programme: Thursday 9th November

TESTED Nabbing a spot in one of New York City’s best public high schools can change kids lives…..but who gets in? This documentary, which follows a diverse group of students hoping to ace a single admissions test, explores such important issues as equal access, stereotypes, affirmative action and the model minority myth. For more informationContinue reading “Programme: Thursday 9th November”

Programme: Wednesday 8th 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 8th November”

Programme: Tuesday 7th November

Documentary media exhibition in the De Montfort University Kimberlin Library Join us for this FREE event……. discover how documentary film, photography, audio and new media can be used to showcase the stories of global citizens and the issues that impact their lives……. real people, real places and real events. We are delighted to have Alex Morris, Communications and Marketing Officer from Learning on Screen joining usContinue reading “Programme: Tuesday 7th November”

Programme: Sunday 5th November

Timberland Showcase Join us at this FREE event…….we will screen a series of short documentary films hosted by the 8th DocFilm Festival…..find out more about the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs…..witness ‘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 offersContinue reading “Programme: Sunday 5th November”

Programme: Saturday 4th November

Documentary Media Centre ‘Open Day’….just drop in and have a look at the documentary films, photography, audio and new media exhibits. Check out the following……. ‘Out of Eden Walk’ – the 7 year ‘slow journalism’ project – this interactive workshop covers using documentary media (documentary film, photography, audio and new media) in a classroom/learning setting. It includes examples suchContinue reading “Programme: Saturday 4th November”

Programme: Day 30 Doc Media Month

Wednesday 30th Julian Harrison, Regional Support Worker for the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust returns to host a Reportage Club event on issues of Holocaust remembrance and denial in light of current global conflicts. Could it happen again? Is it happening now? We will discuss the HMDT’s FREE resources and look forward to Holocaust Memorial Day 2017. 6-8pm Doc Media Centre, Highcross

Programme: Day 28 Doc Media Month

Monday 28th Hosted a workshop for DMU #Tech1502 Introduction to Community Media students. “Filmmaker Marc Isaacs sets himself up in a London tower block lift. The residents come to trust him and reveal the things that matter to them creating a humorous and moving portrait of a vertical community.” Future Learn offers a diverse selectionContinue reading “Programme: Day 28 Doc Media Month”

Programme: Day 26 Doc Media Month

Saturday 26th Doc Media exhibition about the recent battle to save The Community Channel, the nation’s first community-owned TV channel part of the Media Trust. We look at ‘British Values’ as defined by the UK education system and how they are represented in the mainstream media and the role community media has in focusing the debate.Continue reading “Programme: Day 26 Doc Media Month”

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”