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 docmediacentre@gmail.com

Final Day of Doc Media Month

Documentary Media Month Review Join me for a celebration event as we look back over the programme and review the highlights of Documentary Media Month 2017. 5pm-6pm Doc Media Centre, 1st Floor, 10 Bishops Street, Leicester LE1 6AF.   The 2017 Documentary Media Month theme is global citizens dedicated to showcasing real people, real places and real events from around the world. The documentary film…

Programme: Monday 20th November

Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs….what are they? To mark Universal Childrens Day witness ‘global citizens‘ sharing their stories as part of the World’s Largest Lesson#SDG4 #Education2030……real people, real places and real events…..how are the SDGs working in reality and can they really help us to bring about meaningful change. Click to visit the website: www.worldslargestlesson.globalgoals.org 4.30-5.30pm Doc Media Centre, 1st…

Programme: Sunday 19th November

Causes of Climate Change Understand the physical processes behind climate variations in the past, present and future. This free online course provides the basis for understanding the underlying physical processes governing climate variations in the past, present and future. In the course, we focus on explaining the main external forcing mechanisms such as the sun,…

Programme: Saturday 18th November

Polar Day Join us for an ‘immersive’ documentary media exhibition of film, photography, audio and new media dedicated to the Polar regions and other cold places! This unique event is hosted by Photographer Stef Casley – a showcase of Stef’s work will be on display including recent trips to Iceland and New Zealand. James Balog’s photo book called…