Programme: Saturday 18th November

Polar Day Join us for an ‘immersive’ documentary media exhibition of film, photography, audio and new media dedicated to the Polar regions and other cold places! This unique event is hosted by Photographer Stef Casley – a showcase of Stef’s work will be on display including recent trips to Iceland and New Zealand. James Balog’s photo book called…

Programme: Friday 17th November

Lost In The Nameless City (15 mins) Join us for this FREE showcase screening by 8th DocFilm Festival. This is an abstract documentary in the experimental genre commissioned by Filthy Lucre about urban space in London – combining video with photography and an original minimalist score. It has recently won the Experimental Award at the 12 Months Film Festival…

Programme: Thursday 16th November

Reportage Club ‘in conversation’ with Mark Wilson, Tell MAMA  For many years now the Muslim communities in the UK have suffered anti-Muslim incidents and expressed a need for a nationally coordinated means of reporting such incidents. The MAMA Project will provide a means for such incidents to be reported, recorded and analysed, working to ensure…

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…

Programme: Tuesday 14th November

Leicester Masaya Link Group 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…

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)…

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…