Programme: Day 20 Doc Media Month

Sunday 20th Visit the ‘pop-up’ Museum of Community Media on Universal Children’s Day as we look back over 7 years (2008-2014) of Leicester’s social history through the content of community media organisation, Citizens Eye. UK Premiere of US feature documentary ‘Smithsonian, Arts of the Monsoon’ from CFR Media, Salt Lake City, Utah. Screening starts at 2pm.…

Programme: Day 19 Doc Media Month

Saturday 19th Visit the ‘pop-up’ Museum of Community Media as we look back over 7 years (2008-2014) of Leicester’s social history through the content of community media organisation, Citizens Eye. This ‘pop-up’ display hosted at the Doc Media Centre will see children leading the workshops and curating content as part of the 2016 Kids in Museums…

Programme: Day 18 Doc Media Month

Friday 18th 7th Leicester Docfilm Festival documentary film showcase to mark Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016. 1pm, ‘Walk the Talk’ (16 min) – in August 2015, a group of volunteers walked from Leicester to London to raise awareness around the social policies that impact on psychological distress, particularly within the homeless population. The short film shows what they did and their subsequent meeting…

Programme: Day 17 Doc Media Month

Thursday 17th Come along and find out how the Documentary Media Centre uses documentary film, photography, audio and new media to showcase real people, real places and real events. If you were involved in Citizens Eye between 2008-2014 please drop in before the 30th November and add a comment to the Museum of Community Media timeline wall.…

Programme: Day 16 Doc Media Month

Wednesday 16th ‘Community Media Cafe’ – 2nd Year DMU #Tech2503 Community Media Production students will be continuing their research into community media and how people use it. Join us for a ‘cuppa’ and share your stories. 10.30-11.30am The Old Library Café, Adult Education, Belvoir Street, Leicester 2pm – Visit from Adult Education College photography students with tutor,…

Programme: Day 15 Doc Media Centre

Tuesday 15th Launch of the new ‘Doc Media Awards 2017’ – categories will include: Best Documentary Film / Best Documentary Photograph / Best Documentary Podcast / Best Documentary New Media Post or Event Coverage. I’ll be outlining this new 12 month ‘global’ search for those using documentary media in innovative ways to bring about social…

Programme: Day 14 Doc Media Month

Monday 14th 1.15pm – I was interviewed by DMU student, Abeer Alsaiari about the history of Citizens Eye (2008-2014), the archive Museum of Community Media and the creation of the Documentary Media Centre. 2.30pm – One 2 One portfolio review session with Nathaniel Parker, media student from New College. He was accompanied by Stuart Morton from…