Programme: Day 16 Doc Media Month


Wednesday 16th

‘Community Media Cafe’ – 2nd Year DMU #Tech2503 Community Media Production students will be continuing their research into community media and how people use it. Join us for a ‘cuppa’ and share your stories.


DMU students – Back Row – Rosamund (L), Ben (C) & Sam (R).


We were joined by Gordon Miller (L) & Barney Spigel.


Leicester Peoples Photographic Gallery (LPPG) exhibition – the students were given a brief guided tour by Gordon Miller.


Leicester Peoples Photographic Gallery (LPPG) exhibition.


There is an extensive camera collection on display at the Leicester Peoples Photographic Gallery (LPPG).

10.30-11.30am The Old Library Café, Adult Education, Belvoir Street, Leicester


2pm – Visit from Adult Education College photography students with tutor, Victor Gonzales.



Andy Williams (L) shares his photography knowledge.




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.

Throughout the Documentary Media Month programme I will be hosting a series of FREE 1 hour ‘How To’ sessions for those wishing to learn more about MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and highlighting a course/s starting that week.

‘Introduction to the UK Parliament: People, Processes and Public Participation’

This course will introduce you to the work and role of the UK Parliament. From setting the age at which we start school to deciding pension policy, the UK Parliament makes laws that impact our lives, our work and our wider society.

The course will begin on November 14th to coincide with UK Parliament Week, a programme of events and activities that connects people across the UK with Parliament and democracy.

Duration: 2 weeks / Online study time: 2 hours per week

More details:

3-4pm Doc Media Centre, Highcross


Image from Documentary Media Month event in 2014. University of Leicester student (L) & local filmmaker/photographer, Victor Gonzales (R)

‘Solo documentary filmmaking’ – a guided talk through the challenges specific to solo documentary makers, equipment choices and examples of work from around the world submitted to the last 7 DocFilm Festivals.

6-8pm Doc Media Centre, Highcross

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