This Week on TV: From the Boston Palestine Film Festival

This Week on TV: From the Boston Palestine Film Festival

This Is My Land follows Israeli and Palestinian teachers during a school year and the way they teach their national history.

  • Posted on: 12 July 2017
  • By: lily


This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights July 17 - 23

This Is My Land, a film by Tamara Erde, follows several Israeli and Palestinian teachers during a school year and the way they teach their national history. Through dialogues and challenges with their students, debates with the ministries curriculum and its restrictions, the viewers obtain the long lasting and profound effect that the Israeli/Palestinian conflict transmits onto the next generation.


WATCH: On Channel 8 Wed. Jul. 19 at 12pm, Thu. Jul. 20 at 7:55pm, Fri. Jul. 21 at 12pm, and Sun. Jul. 23 at 10pm. And on Channel 9, Fri. Jul. 21 at 7:25pm and Sat. Jul. 22 at 1:25pm.

The weekend's Marathon on on Channel 9 will feature Erde's film along with others from the Boston Palestine Film Festival.

The program also includes The Occupation of the American Mind from Loretta Alper and the Media Education Foundation, Pinkwashing Exposed from Dean Spade, and Letters from Al Yarmouk from Rashid Mashawari, among others.

WATCH: On Channel 9, Fri. Jul. 14 6-9pm, Sat. Jul. 15 12pm-midnight, and Sun. Jul 16 12-4pm.

New in Cambridge Events, the annual Pride Brunch, Dance For the World, and Cambridge Naturals Owner Michael Kanter.

The Cambridge LGBT Commission holds a Pride Brunch at Cambridge City Hall every year on the morning of Boston Pride. The 2017 event was filmed by Jordy Brazo.

WATCH: On Channel 8, Tue. Jul. 18, Thu. Jul. 19, and Sat. Jul. 22 at 5pm. And on YouTube, here.

The Dance for World Community Festival is the capstone of Festival week and is presented by Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre. The DWC Festival is a FREE, day long, indoor-outdoor festival celebrating the power of dance to create change in our communities, locally and beyond. The event took place June 10, 2017, and was filmed and edited by Zach Ben-Amots.

WATCH: On Channel 8, Tue. Jul. 18, Thu. Jul. 19, and Sat. Jul. 22 at 6:05pm, and Fri. Jul. 21 at 6:15pm. And on YouTube, here.

The Massachusetts Pay Equity Act will ensure equivalent pay for all employees with the aim to prevent gender discrimination. Michael Kanter, owner of Cambridge Naturals in Porter Square, discusses the new bill and what it means to him and his business.

WATCH: On Channel 8, Tue. Jul. 18, Thu. Jul. 19, and Sat. Jul. 22 at 6:10pm, and Wed. Jul. 19 at 6:55pm. And on YouTube, here.

New this week from Cambridge producers, a storytelling performance by Michael Koran and a quick wrap up on Art Week Boston by Emmanuel Vincent.

On June 13, 2017, Michael Koran honored his father with a story at Out of the Blue Gallery in Cambridge. It's Never Too Late to Have a Loving Father was filmed by Andrew Gerzon. Watch the performance on YouTube, here.

Art Week Boston is a celebration of art in various forms as part of - watch Emmanuel Vincent's report to learn more about the event.

WATCH: With more of the newest content by Cambridge producers, on Channel 8 Tue. Jul. 18, Thu. Jul. 20, & Sun. Jul. 23 at 7pm and Wed. Jul. 19 & Fri. Jul. 21 at 11am. And on YouTube, here.

From Beyond Boston, a new episode on Bicycle Advocacy in our cities.

In the latest installment of Beyond Boston, hear from the youngest reporters in the Beyond Boston family, the crew from youth media camp at Somerville Community Access Television, who recently interviewed several activists and cyclists about the reality of traversing our region on two wheels. Then, a piece from Brookline Interactive Group about the miracle of bike-sharing, an in-studio interview with an advocate Tom Lamar, Vice Chair of the Somerville Bicycle Advisory Committee, a clip from our partners at Cambridge Community Television that shows some of the serious mobilization and passion around bike issues that we have spoken about, followed by some closing comments from BINJ Network Director Jason Pramas.

Hosted by DigBoston editor and Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism (BINJ) co-founder Chris Faraone, BEYOND BOSTON is a monthly regional news magazine spotlighting reporting from Boston, MA area community access centers - including Brookline Interactive Group (BIG) in Brookline, MA, Cambridge Community Television (CCTV) in Cambridge, MA, Malden Access TV (MATV) in Malden, MA, Somerville Community Access Television (SCATV) in Somerville, MA, LTC Lowell and Watertown Cable Access Corp- in partnership with BINJ.

WATCH: Every week on Channel 8 Tuesdays and Saturdays at 6:30pm. And on the web here.