The Documentary Media Centre is a small independent museum, archive & library.

It operates along the lines of a ‘community of practice’ model:

  • it identifies, through the Parallel Lives project, globally active documentarians operating across Latin America, West & East Africa, South Asia and South-East Asia.
  • it offers researchers access to this documentary media content through its museum exhibits, archive & library of documentary film, photography, audio and new media.
  • it organizes pop-up ‘showcase’ events and the annual Doc Media Festival programme.

Documentary Media is the intersection of stories focused on real people, real places and real events through:

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

Practice-Based Research interest areas include:

  • Documentary Media
  • Documentarians & Archives
  • Documentary Audiences
  • Community Media
  • Solutions & Constructive Journalism
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Conflict Media

Documentary Media Centre is a ‘small independent museum’ member of AiM

All projects are supportive of the United Nation’s 17 SDGs / Sustainable Development Goals #GlobalGoals

For further information please email John Coster: docmediacentre@gmail.com

Twitter @docmediacentre 



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