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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.…

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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 and…

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Programme: Day 24 Doc Media Month

Thursday 24th Hosted DMU 3rd Year Advanced Television module students for a LAB Session on single camera documentary film production. (LAB Session = Learn | Access | Build) 2-5pm Doc Media Centre, Highcross Reportage Club event ‘in conversation with’ Zinthiya Ganeshpanchan to mark the UN Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women on Friday 25th November.…

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Programme: Day 23 Doc Media Month

Wednesday 23rd Creative Coffee Leicester celebrates the return of Documentary Media Month. From 10.30am I’ll be talking about the experiences and challenges of putting on an event of this scale and some of the hints, tips and lessons I’ve picked up along the way. If you’d like to know a little more about the mechanics of putting…

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Programme: Day 22 Doc Media Month

Tuesday 22nd 10am-1pm DMU Media Entrepreneurship 3rd Year students attended a LAB Session at the Documentary Media Centre. (LAB Sessions = Learn | Access | Build) The JFK Assassination – Dr John Sutton will chart the events of the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy on 22nd November 1963……53 years ago today! Documentary film footage, photographs…

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Programme: Day 21 Doc Media Month

Monday 21st 2pm – hosted a visit from North Warkwickshire & Hinckley College media student, Daniel Wheatley to discuss his new documentary project. 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,…

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Programme: Day 20 Doc Media Month

Sunday 20th Visit the ‘pop-up’ Museum of Community Media on Universal Children’s Day as we look back over 7 years (2008-2014) of Leicester’s social history through the content of community media organisation, Citizens Eye. UK Premiere of US feature documentary ‘Smithsonian, Arts of the Monsoon’ from CFR Media, Salt Lake City, Utah. Screening starts at 2pm.…