Sponsorship of Showcase Award

The SDGFilmfest was formed by LSPR and DMU in March 2018. Participants recognised the sheer scope and importance of global challenges such as equality, the environment, human and civil rights, and the need to raise awareness of these issues within Developing Nations and the West to facilitate their achievement. SDGFilmfest is funded by the Global …

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Network Bulletin – October 21

Please find below our October Network Bulletin. The aim is to keep you informed of what Members are up to across the Parallel Lives Network. We look forward to your feedback and please feel free to share your news with us for posting on the website & social media channels. John Coster Director, Parallel Lives …

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Network Bulletin – September 21

Please find below our first monthly Network Bulletin. The aim is to keep you informed of what Members are up to across the Parallel Lives Network. We look forward to your feedback and please feel free to share your news with us for posting on the website & social media channels. John John Coster Director, …

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Newsday Focused On Network Member WACIT

We supported our Network Member WACIT (World Awareness for Children in Trauma) to host an 8-hour Newsday to showcase media content collected over the last few months. The following four WACIT members participated in the Newsday that took place on World Photography Day 19th August 2021: 10:00 – 12:00 Kenya – FANET www.thefanet.org 12:00 – 14:00 …

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Network Member Resources

Having access to relevant resources will be an important part of Network Membership. We will constantly strive to identify content and regularly update the list below: Flipboard – The Parallel Lives Network The following resources are hosted on the Documentary Media Centre website: Community Media Archive Uganda 50 Archive Conflict Memory & Education Archive Women’s Research Centre

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The PLN Launch Event

Recording of the Parallel Lives Network launch event (27 minutes) that took place on Friday 30th July 2021 at 16:00 UK. John Coster outlines the aims of the PLN and how to become a Member. More information can be found on the FAQs Page – click here

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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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New Doc Media Centre

Project details – We have a partnership with Khon Kaen University (Thailand) that provides us with a dedicated space for the establishment of a Doc Media Centre. Thanks to the support of Dr Pat Kotchapakdee, Assistant to the Dean for International Affairs and Communication, Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts we will be delivering online …

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Uganda 50 Archive

Project details – Uganda to UK 50 will see the Documentary Media Centre working with a range of partners to explore, celebrate and raise awareness of the last 50 years of Ugandan Asians in Leicester. The documentary media project will capture the lived experience of 50 Ugandan Asians since arriving in the UK. Film – a …

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