Programme: Thursday 9th November

 

TESTED

Nabbing a spot in one of New York City’s best public high schools can change kids lives…..but who gets in?

This documentary, which follows a diverse group of students hoping to ace a single admissions test, explores such important issues as equal access, stereotypes, affirmative action and the model minority myth.

For more information – www.testedfilm.com

FREE film screening (90 mins) and Q&A with Writer/Director Curtis Chin.

Screening in partnership with DMU Institute for Education Futures.

A graduate of the University of Michigan, Curtis has won awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the San Diego Asian American Film Foundation. He has spoken at over 400 universities and non-profits in the US and abroad, with guest appearances on MSNBC, CNN and NPR, and in the publication Newsweek and other media outlets. He is currently a Visiting Scholar at NYU.

TESTED TRAILER from Noctilucent Productions on Vimeo.

6pm-8pm Doc Media Centre, 1st Floor, 10 Bishop Street, Leicester LE1 6AF.

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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