New Doc Media Centre Venue Opens

The Documentary Media Centre has a new space….14 Northampton Street, Leicester LE1 1PA. It will be open on Saturday 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th November between 10am-4pm. A full programme of events, exhibitions, screenings and Reportage Club in-conversations, will launch in January 2020.    

New Programme 2019/20

I’m currently planning a new 2019/20 programme, and events are themed around the following five international days: 27th October 2019 – World Day of Audiovisual Heritage  The World Day for Audiovisual Heritage is a commemoration of the adoption, in 1980 by the 21st General Conference, of the Recommendation for the Safeguarding and Preservation of Moving…

Gallery: Doc Media Centre 6 Week Pop-Up

Documentary Media Centre operates on the ‘community of practice’ model: it identifies 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 – documentary film, photography, audio and new media. it organizes pop-up ‘showcase’ events throughout the year.. Documentary Media is the intersection of…

Documentary Media Centre Pop-Up

John Coster explains the ‘Parallel Lives‘ project with its support of global documentarians. The project is part of the 6 week pop-up ‘Documentary Media Centre’ installation at Highcross Leicester. Thanks to the Communication Arts BA (Hons) students who gave up their free time to record my thoughts.

At the intersection…..

The Documentary Media Centre organises events, education based activities and workshops covering 4 areas: documentary film documentary photography documentary audio documentary new media For further information please email John Coster on