Programme: Tuesday 21st November

Is mental health/illness depicted well on screen? If not, what should be done to improve things? Mental Health Campaigner, Julian Harrison will be ‘in conversation’ with John Coster and discussing ‘the Good, the Bad and the Ugly‘ from television and film over the last 20 years. This is a FREE event and open to the…

Programme: Tuesday 14th November

Leicester Masaya Link Group The Leicester Masaya Link Group is a non-governmental organisation which manages the town-twinning link between Leicester and Masaya in Nicaragua. Official twinning was established in 1987 and since then, the LMLG has worked to develop and maintain an exchange of contacts between the two cities by co-ordinating projects aimed at enriching…

Programme: Tuesday 7th November

Documentary media exhibition in the De Montfort University Kimberlin Library Join us for this FREE event……. discover how documentary film, photography, audio and new media can be used to showcase the stories of global citizens and the issues that impact their lives……. real people, real places and real events. We are delighted to have Alex Morris, Communications and Marketing Officer from Learning on Screen joining us for this event. He will deliver two…

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 MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) Future Learn offers a diverse selection of FREE online courses from top universities and…

Programme: Friday 3rd November

Conflict Reporting…..’the first draft of history’……does anyone care? This illustrated talk focuses on the changing role of the ‘war’ reporter from WW2 up to the modern day. I’ll include a conflict showcase of footage captured in September 1973 by UPITN teams across the globe. UPITN was a major global television news agency. It had an extensive network…

Programme: Wednesday 1st November

The 2017 Documentary Media Month programme was officially launched at Wyggeston and Queen Elizabeth I College or as most of us know it….. WQE! Over 40 WQE students visited the specially created pop-up version of the Documentary Media Centre to see ‘documentary media’ – film, photography, audio and new media exhibits that showcase real people, real places and real events from around the world. Through…

Programme: Thursday 30th November

Documentary Media Month Review Join us for a celebration event as we look back over the programme and review the highlights. 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 is the 8th Leicester…