Programme: Wednesday 1st November

The 2017 Documentary Media Month programme was officially launched at Wyggeston and Queen Elizabeth I College or as most of us know it….. WQE! Over 40 WQE students visited the specially created pop-up version of the Documentary Media Centre to see ‘documentary media’ – film, photography, audio and new media exhibits that showcase real people, real places and real events from around the world. ThroughContinue reading “Programme: Wednesday 1st November”

Programme: Wednesday 29th 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 29th November”

Programme: Tuesday 28th November

Interested in starting your own film festival? Join us for this illustrated talk that covers ‘how to’ start, ‘who to’ involve, the type of venue and why are you doing it! 4pm-5pm Doc Media Centre, 1st Floor, 10 Bishops Street, Leicester LE1 6AF The 2017 Documentary Media Month theme is global citizens dedicated to showcasing real people, real places and realContinue reading “Programme: Tuesday 28th November”

Programme: Monday 27th 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. Museum of Community MediaContinue reading “Programme: Monday 27th November”

Programme: Sunday 26th 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. Understanding Violence Against Women: Myths and Realities LearnContinue reading “Programme: Sunday 26th November”

Programme: Saturday 25th November

Documentary media showcase to mark the UN Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women. Pop-up exhibition at the ‘Domestic Abuse and Faith‘ event – part of the InterFaith Week programme. Please come along to find out more and see how to share best practice and learning’s with other organisations working in the area. Click to visitContinue reading “Programme: Saturday 25th November”

Programme: Friday 24th November

Using ‘documentary media’ resources in an educational setting Come along and find out how you can use documentary film, photography, audio and new media to showcase real people, real places and real events in your learning space. 4-5pm Doc Media Centre, 1st Floor, 10 Bishops Street, Leicester LE1 6AF.   Beautiful Democracy (23 minutes) JoinContinue reading “Programme: Friday 24th November”

Programme: Thursday 23rd November

Photojournalism…..is it dead yet? You can’t be interested in the subject of photojournalism without stumbling across another article about its death or demise or how will it survive? Join me for a documentary media journey proving its alive and well and as impactful as it ever was. The Son of War – short doc onContinue reading “Programme: Thursday 23rd November”

Programme: Wednesday 22nd 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 22nd November”

Programme: Tuesday 21st November

Is mental health/illness depicted well on screen? If not, what should be done to improve things? Mental Health Campaigner, Julian Harrison will be ‘in conversation’ with John Coster and discussing ‘the Good, the Bad and the Ugly‘ from television and film over the last 20 years. This is a FREE event and open to theContinue reading “Programme: Tuesday 21st November”