Programme: Day 6 Doc Media Month

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Sunday 6th 

Doc Media exhibition – includes 7th Leicester Docfilm Festival documentary film showcase to mark the ‘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.

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Defoliation of the forest using Agent Orange in Vietnam.

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Cameron Savage, documentary photographer downloads a selection of images for display. He is a student at North Warwickshire & Hinckley College.

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Lee Savage checks out the Citizens Eye content wall – each piece of printed material will be photographed for the Museum of Community Media archives.

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 unpublicized victim of war. Water wells have been polluted, crops torched, forests cut down, soils poisoned, and animals killed to gain military advantage.

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12-4pm Doc Media Centre, Highcross

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