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……. DocContinue reading “Programme: Saturday 11th November”

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) fromContinue reading “Programme: Friday 10th November”

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 moreContinue reading “Programme: Thursday 9th November”

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 projectContinue 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 us for this event. He will deliver twoContinue reading “Programme: Tuesday 7th November”

Programme: Monday 6th 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. BoB is the on demand TV and radio service for education. This academically-focused system allows staff and students at subscribingContinue reading “Programme: Monday 6th November”

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”