Programme: Wednesday 15th 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.

 

Rob Watson, David Needham and I got together at the Doc Media Centre.

Click here to view the new site: www.civic.our.dmu.ac.uk

5-7pm 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

Programme: Tuesday 14th November

Leicester Masaya Link Group

Tech 3501 Community Media Leadership module students Ben and Rosamond with Claire Plumb, LMLG Development Worker.

The Leicester Masaya Link Group is a non-governmental organisation which manages the town-twinning link between Leicester and Masaya in Nicaragua. Official twinning was established in 1987 and since then, the LMLG has worked to develop and maintain an exchange of contacts between the two cities by co-ordinating projects aimed at enriching life in both cities.

Join us as we open the LMLG archive and begin to select exhibits for the 30th anniversary celebration event being planned in April 2018,

Click to visit their website: www.leicestermasayalink.org.uk

4pm-6pm Forest Lodge Education Centre, Charnor Rd, Leicester LE3 6LH,

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

Programme: Monday 13th 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.

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.

Throughout the Documentary Media Month programme I will be hosting a series of FREE 60 minute ‘How To’ sessions for those wishing to learn more about MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and highlighting a course/s starting that week.

Explore the role of museums in today’s world

How can we understand museums today? Who are museums for? How do we respond emotionally to museum objects and spaces? And how can museums play a role in the pursuit of social justice, human rights, or health and wellbeing?

On this course you will explore these questions through a range of inspirational case studies and thought-provoking ideas. Discover how modern museums seek to impact our contemporary world, learning with National Museums Liverpool, one of the UK’s leading museum services, and the University of Leicester, pioneers of museum studies for over 50 years.

Join the ‘FREE’ course by clicking the link www.futurelearn.com

4-5pm 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

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

Programme: Saturday 11th November

Newspaper Review

Heading to BBC Radio Leicester to pick out some interesting stories from all the Saturday papers on Monica Winfield’s show.

Click here to listen

9am-10am BBC Radio Leicester

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…….

Doc Media exhibition focusing on the role of the National Geographic through documentary film, photography, audio and new media.

“For me the National Geographic represents how you discovered the world before the internet” JC

11.00am-1.00pm 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

Programme: Friday 10th November

The Homeless Film Festival (4th-18th November 2017) is a national festival that screens high-end films from around the world, all of which address homelessness or are made by homeless people.

Join us for this FREE showcase screening of 2 submissions to HFF 2017.

Street Blues (30 mins) -Documentary filmmaker, Nikolas Migut

Trailer | Street Blues (2015) from MigutMedia on Vimeo.

Home Free (16 mins) – Director, Marie Vanderrusten

HOME FREE TRAILER from Marie Vanderrusten on Vimeo.

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

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 information – www.testedfilm.com

FREE film screening (90 mins) and Q&A with Writer/Director Curtis Chin.

Screening in partnership with DMU Institute for Education Futures.

A graduate of the University of Michigan, Curtis has won awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the San Diego Asian American Film Foundation. He has spoken at over 400 universities and non-profits in the US and abroad, with guest appearances on MSNBC, CNN and NPR, and in the publication Newsweek and other media outlets. He is currently a Visiting Scholar at NYU.

TESTED TRAILER from Noctilucent Productions on Vimeo.

6pm-8pm 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

Programme: Wednesday 8th November

Rob Watson, Tom Fair and I got together at the Doc Media Centre and chatted about the process of watching different types of documentaries, how we share stories in different documentary forms, and the impact of the stories that they tell:

Click to listen here

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 podcast discussion hosted by Rob Watson (DMU).

Click here to view the new site: www.civic.our.dmu.ac.uk

5-7pm 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

Programme: Tuesday 7th November

Documentary media exhibition in the De Montfort University Kimberlin Library

Join us for this FREE event……. discover how documentary filmphotographyaudio and new media can be used to showcase the stories of global citizens and the issues that impact their lives……. real peoplereal places and real events.

We are delighted to have Alex Morris, Communications and Marketing Officer from Learning on Screen joining us for this event. He will deliver two short presentations (11.30am & 1pm) about the ‘bob‘ service especially how best to use this FREE resource for DMU students and staff.

On demand TV and radio for education, powered by Learning on Screen. Record programmes from 65 free-to-air channels or search our archive of 2 million broadcasts.

11am-4pm Doc Media Centre ‘pop-up’ inside DMU Kimberlin Library, Mill Lane, Leicester LE2 7DR.

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.

The Right to Education: Breaking Down the Barriers

How can we support those who are marginalised and excluded from education? Does education for all, mean all?

Number 4 on the the UN’s list of global universal sustainable development goals (SDG) is “Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning”. Despite this, 59 million primary-school age children were out of school in 2013. So, does education for all, really mean all? What are the barriers to participating in education? How do you include “all” in the classroom? This online course will answer these and other questions, and help you join the movement to get children the world over into education.

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

Programme: Monday 6th November

Documentary media exhibition in the De Montfort University Kimberlin Library

Join us for this FREE event……. discover how documentary filmphotographyaudio and new media can be used to showcase the stories of global citizens and the issues that impact their lives……. real peoplereal places and real events.

BoB is the on demand TV and radio service for education. This academically-focused system allows staff and students at subscribing institutions to record programmes from over 65 free-to-air channels, and search our archive of over 2 million broadcasts.  

 

BoB is currently used by over 120 universities and colleges to enhance teaching and learning.

11am-4pm Doc Media Centre ‘pop-up’ inside DMU Kimberlin Library, Mill Lane, Leicester LE2 7DR.

‘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 Environment in War and Armed Conflict.

Though mankind has always counted its war casualties in terms of dead and wounded soldiers and civilians, destroyed cities and livelihoods, the environment has often remained the un-publicised victim of war. Water wells have been polluted, crops torched, forests cut down, soils poisoned, and animals killed to gain military advantage.

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