DocXplorers Series: Ken Dunn

The DocXplorers Series involves John Coster interviewing industry practitioners and issue experts from across the Parallel Lives Network’s Members and supporters. Next up is Ken Dunn talking about his work in Lesotho, St Kitts in the Caribbean and a new shared wealth company Eternal Flame Worldwide Ltd for his Eco Cooking Bag design. Read more about Ken’s work in Lesotho and across …

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Uganda 50 Archive Community Drop-in

On Sunday 13th February between 13:00-15:00 Sabras Radio will play host to our next community drop-in – part of Uganda to UK 50 Archive It’s also #WorldRadioDay so we shall explore how radio played an important role in the daily lives of those arriving in Leicester in 1972. We look forward to meeting everyone who would like …

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DocXplorers Programme

The DocXplorers programme is where the Doc Media Centre’s resources ‘intersect’ with the Parallel Lives Network. Through the creative use of documentary media from our Museum, Archive and Library collections – including films, photography, audio and new media – we will be creating exhibitions, events and immersive experiences that connect individuals with the world around them. These …

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COP26: Doc Hub West Africa

At the start of COP26 in Glasgow UK, I took the opportunity to talk with Cletus Clement in Lagos, Nigeria. We discussed his latest documentary film in production called We Can Save Us which looks at climate change & global warming from the local fishermen’s perspective. A crowdfunding campaign is under development. The Doc Hub West …

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Photography Newsday

Project details – We are supporting Network Member WACIT (World Awareness for Children in Trauma) by hosting an 8-hour Newsday to collect media content. The following four WACIT members are participating in the Newsday taking place on World Photography Day 19th August 2021: Brazil – ASEC www.asecbrasil.org.br South Africa – Kids Haven www.kidshaven.co.za Kenya – …

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Doc Hub West Africa

Project details – We have started a new project in Nigeria in partnership with filmmaker Cletus Clement, Director of Moreview Productions. The Doc Hub West Africa project has a regional office in Lagos and is busy developing a network of documentarians across the region to support existing and new documentary media creation. Visit the new …

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