Programme: Sunday 5th November

Timberland Showcase

This FREE event screened documentary films hosted by the 8th DocFilm Festival…..especially about the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs…..’global citizens’ sharing their stories…..also free entry to our competition.

2pm-5pm Timberland, Upper Mall, Highcross, Leicester LE1 4AN

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The 2017 Documentary Media Month theme is global citizens dedicated to showcasing real peoplereal places and real events from around the world.

The documentary film programme is the 8th Leicester Docfilm Festival.

The Documentary Media Centre project organises events, education based activities and workshops covering 4 areas:

  • documentary film
  • documentary photography
  • documentary audio
  • documentary new media

The pop-up Documentary Media Centre will be hosted on the 1st Floor of 10 Bishop Street, Leicester LE1 6AF.

For further information please email John Coster, Journalist on docmediacentre@gmail.com

Twitter @docmediacentre @citizenseye  @docfilmfestival  @conflictreportr

#docmedia2017

 

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