This Week on TV: Activist Women of Cambridge, the US, and the World

This Week on TV: Activist Women of Cambridge, the US, and the World

March is Women's History Month - celebrate with a marathon this Friday, Saturday and Sunday on Channel 9.

  • Posted on: 27 February 2017
  • By: lily

Join CCTV for a Women's History Month marathon on Channel 9, Fri. Mar. 3 6-9 p.m., Sat. Mar. 4 noon-midnight, and Sun. Mar. 5 12-4 p.m.

Included in the weekend's line-up of programs...

A discussion on Cambridge Women's Heritage with NeighborMedia reporter Siobhan Bredin; Sarah Burks of the Cambridge Historical Commission; Mary Leno, a former city employee with the Women's Heritage Commission; and Sarah Boyer, a Cambridge oral historian, Fri. Mar. 3 at 6 p.m. and Sat. Mar. 4 at 5:30 p.m.

Scenes and interviews of the Women's March at Boston Common following Trump's Inauguration in January, and a Take Back the Night march organized by CRLS students this winter, Fri. Mar. 3 at 6:37 p.m. and Sat. Mar. 4 at 1:32 p.m.

Ephemera, an interview with Cambridge archivist and activist Libby Bouvier who collects Ephemera from women's activism past and present, Fri. Mar. 3 at 6:45 p.m. and Sat. Mar. 4 8:20 p.m.

Firme Y Feliz, a documentary profiling three Peruvian women and their experiences within resistance and social justice movements, and examining the historical context of Peru, Latin America, and the world, Fri. Mar. 3 at 7:20 p.m. and Sat. Mar. 4 at 3:40 p.m.

The Edge of Each Other’s Battles, a documentary on legendary black lesbian feminist poet Audre Lorde, Sat. Mar. 4 at 1:40 p.m. and Sun. Mar. 5 at 12 p.m.

Honoring Rita Arditti, a memorial service for local feminist and human rights activist Arditti, on Sat. Mar. 4 at 2:40 p.m. and Sun. at 1 p.m.

Also this week, Beyond Boston focuses on recent protests, marches and rallies in Boston and in Washington D.C.

In the sixth episode of the series, Haley Hamilton, staff writer for BINJ, interviews Kanisha Hans, volunteer for Planned Parenthood, about reproductive rights, as well as how less represented people, such as transgender folks and people of color, fit in with the women's march actions.

The latest from Beyond Boston - a monthly regional news magazine spotlighting reporting from Boston, MA area community access centers - plays every week Tuesdays and Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. on Channel 8.

Meet Cambridge Entrepreneurs when you watch documentaries produced by youth in CCTV's Fall 2016 School Year Production Program

On Channel 8 this week: Tue. Feb 28, Thu. Mar. 2, and Sun. Mar. 5 at 7 p.m. and Wed. Mar. 1 and Fri. Mar. 3 at 11 a.m.

The Barnes Brothers moving company, soap-makers The Beefcake Boys, the Port Neighborhood Goree House, local dancer Junior Cius, and motorcycle mechanic J. Shia of Madhouse Motors are all profiled.

Musician Kali Stoddard-Imari visited the CCTV studio this fall to perform his music and to speak about his career in music

Watch Kali In The Studio, also produced by CCTV's Fall 2016 School Year Production Program, on Channel 8 this week: Tue. Feb 28, Thu. Mar. 2, and Sun. Mar. 5 at 7:20 p.m. and Wed. Mar. 1 and Fri. Mar. 3 at 11:20 a.m.

On the making of Boston's 2016 rendition of HAIR: The Musical

If you've seen Boston Rock Opera and G-Rock's collaborative performance of HAIR: The Musical playing on the channels recently, you may be interested in Gathering the Tribe - a behind the scenes look at the making of the production. Watch this week on Channel 8, Tue. Feb. 28, Thu. Mar. 2, and Sun. Mar. 5 at 8 p.m. and Wed. Mar. 1 and Fri. Mar. 3 at 12 p.m..

Also, catch the full HAIR production followed by the making-of, on Thu. Mar. 2 at 12am and Sun. Mar. 5 at 11 a.m.