Programme: Day 9 Doc Media Month

Wednesday 9th Christopher Michael-Tew (Director of the Poison Flower documentary screened the previous evening at The Y) met up with University of Leicester student, Molly to offer some advice and thoughts on future career paths. Hosted a LAB Session for Regent College students: (LAB Session = Learn | Access | Build) ‘Careers in the Media andContinue reading “Programme: Day 9 Doc Media Month”

Programme: Day 8 Doc Media Month

Had a visit from Leicester’s Mr Camera himself…. Lucio Marraffa ……he loved the Doc Media Centre window display and donated a 16mm film for my projector. Join us at the Y Theatre tonight from 6pm for this 7th Leicester Docfilm Festival documentary film screening in support of the Homeless Film Festival 2016. ‘Poison Flower’ (60 min)Continue reading “Programme: Day 8 Doc Media Month”

Programme: Day 6 Doc Media Month

Sunday 6th  Doc Media exhibition – includes 7th Leicester Docfilm Festival documentary film showcase to mark the ‘UN International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War & Conflict’. On 5 November 2001, the UN General Assembly declared 6 November of each year as the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the EnvironmentContinue reading “Programme: Day 6 Doc Media Month”

Programme: Day 4 Doc Media Month

Friday 4th  Homeless Film Festival 2016 – join us for a showcase of short films about homelessness from across the globe – Walk the Talk / Poison Flower trailer (screening next Tuesday 8th 6pm at The Y) and Somewhere To Call Home.  Screening at 1pm we have the European premiere of ‘Destiny’s Bridge‘ by Jack Ballo. “A homeless minister stands up to a NewContinue reading “Programme: Day 4 Doc Media Month”

Programme: Day 3 Doc Media Month

Thursday 3rd Are you a Journalist? Have you been for over 1 year? Did you work as a Journalist previously?  Then we need your help! I’ve completed this Journalism survey for a colleague at the University of Leicester and request you complete it also. We don’t often get a chance to shape the future. TheContinue reading “Programme: Day 3 Doc Media Month”

Programme: Day 2 Doc Media Month

Wednesday 2nd  2nd Year DMU Tech 2503 Community Media Production module students visiting the Documentary Media Centre to review resources available for their Community Media Cafe on Wednesday 16th November. We will look at the Citizens Eye commuity media project timeline that is under development for the archiving of Leicester‘s social history captured between 2008-2014Continue reading “Programme: Day 2 Doc Media Month”

Programme: Day 1 Doc Media Month

Tuesday 1st November  The first event of Documentary Media Month 2016 is a Year 11 Options Fair for 205 students at Babington Community College. ‘Understanding Careers and Future Pathways’ – ‘Meet the Experts’. I’m supporting this event as a *STEM Ambassador by becoming a ‘human library book’ on careers in Documentary Media (e.g. film, photography, audio and newContinue reading “Programme: Day 1 Doc Media Month”

Documentary Media Month – Programme

Documentary Media Month (1st-30th November) presents events, activities and workshops covering 4 areas: film photography audio new media The 2016 theme is Global Citizens and will be dedicated to showcasing people, places and events around the world. The programme includes the 7th Leicester Docfilm Festival. Follow the build up on twitter @docmediacentre