This Week on TV: A day in the life of an out-of-work clown

This Week on TV: A day in the life of an out-of-work clown

Plus, short film Burning Bridges, this year's Galluccio Sports Breakfast, and a food-appreciation weekend marathon.

  • Posted on: 24 August 2017
  • By: lily


This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights August 28 - September 3

Man Plans, God Laughs is a new short from produced Craig Hard - get a glimpse at a day in the life of an out-of-work clown.

Also new this week, a quick report by Emmanuel Vincent on Social Media's Influence on teens today.

WATCH: The newest videos by Cambridge Producers play each week on Channel 8 Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays at 7pm and Wednesdays and Fridays at 11am. You can also watch any time on YouTube, HERE.

Each year, Galluccio Associates hosts a breakfast to honor those who volunteer their time for local youth sports.

Watch this year's 21st Annual Galluccio Sports Breakfast, this week during CCTV's Local Issues and Events blocks.

WATCH: On Channel 8, Wed. Aug. 30 and Fri. Sept. 1 at 5pm, Sat. Sept. 2 at 6am, and Sun. Sept. 3 at 1pm. And, on Youtube HERE.

Also new this week, short film Burning Bridges

From Philadelphia producer Danielle Erwin, homophobia, drug abuse, school closings, and police brutality: A gripping take of the hardships many people face while living in the city. Burning Bridges is a short film that polarizes the inequalities that afflict and ignite fires.

WATCH: On Channel 8, Mon. Aug. 28 at 5pm, Tue. Aug. 29 at 8pm, Thu. Aug 31 at 11am, Fri. Sept. 1 at 8am, and Sun. Sept. 3 at 8pm.

Explore some of the best there is to eat in Cambridge, with a food-centric marathon over the weekend.

The program includes a reading by Mark Kurlansky, author of the book Cod, video of The Last Day of the Golden Donut diner in Central Square, The Simply Hard To Cook Show, a chili eating contest, visits to Armando's Pizza, Bartley's Burgers, Baraka Cafe, and lots more.

WATCH: On Channel 9, Fri. Sept. 1 6-9pm, Sat. Sept. 2 noon-midnight, and Sun. Sept. 3 12-4pm..

From the CCTV Archives, a look back at the 2004 DNC in Boston, An Evening with Sandy Tolan, and Women of SNCC tell their stories.

Crashing The Party, in five volumes, is CCTV's alternative coverage of the 2004 Democratic National Convention, which took place in Boston.

WATCH: On YouTube, HERE.

In An Evening With Sandy Tolan, meet author of The Lemon Tree, a novel which takes place in 1967 and tells the story of the friendship between two young men - one Palestinian and one Israeli.

WATCH: On Channel 8, Tue. Aug. 29 at 11am, Thu. Aug. 21 at 12am, and Sat. Sept. 2 at 8pm. And on YouTube, HERE.

In Women of SNCC, author readings from the book Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC, at the Cambridge Public Library in 2011.

WATCH: On Channel 8, Mon. Aug. 28 at 12am, Wed. Aug. 30 at 12am, Fri. Sept. 1 at 8:15am, and Sun. Sept. 3 at 11am. And on YouTube, HERE.