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Programming Highlights: Wed, Jul 23 - Tue, Jul 29, 2014

Programming Highlights: Wed, Jul 23 - Tue, Jul 29, 2014

FEATURING: Primetime Presents! School Shoes, Sustainability Move, The Illest Music Video, NEW Shorts, Movie Of The Week & Rabindra Jainti

  • Posted on: 22 July 2014
  • By: Chris

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MIT Presents: "Systemic Risk" Panel Discussion
A panel discussion about systemic risk which is, in layman's terms, the collapse of an entire financial system or entire market, as opposed to risk associated with any one individual entity, group or component of a system, that can be contained therein without harming the entire system. Moderated by Deborah Lucas of the MIT Sloan School of Management. Produced by MIT.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Fri 7 PM & Sat 8 AM

Primetime! Presents: School Shoes
The final project of CCTV's spring 2014 Primetime! Beginning Studio Production class featuring a Live musical performance by the dream pop group School Shoes followed by an interview with lead singer Ty Ueda. Produced by CCTV.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Sat 3 PM, Sun 6 PM, Mon 10 AM & Tue 5 PM

Sustainability Move
A video profile of the Boston Area Solar Energy Association featuring interviews with board members and a discussion of their programs and activities. Produced by George Corbin.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Sat 3:30 PM, Sun 6:30 PM, Mon 10:30 AM & Tue 5:30 PM

"The Illest" Music Video (EXPLICIT)
A music video for the song "The Illest" by local hip-hop artist Luck Money. Viewer discretion advised. Produced by Remi Jones.
Ch. 8 - Premiering this week: Sun 2 AM & Mon 12 AM

NEW Local Shorts
Every week, CCTV runs new short programs in an unstoppable block of entertainment! Tune in to Ch. 8 every Sunday @ 5 PM & every Tuesday @ 6 PM for a chance to laugh, cry, learn, and be inspired! This week's NEW shorts:

  • Boston Pride Commercialized?, featuring Kristina Kehrer offering this unique perspective on the current state of the Boston Pride Parade and pondering whether the event has become too homogenized and commercialized. Produced by Kristina Kehrer.
  • Grandma's Toys, featuring Sulamif Belenkiy, who moved to the U.S. from Russia in 1995, showcasing her collection of toys made from wood to her granddaughter Julie Masis. Spoken in Russian with English subtitles. Produced by Julie Masis.
  • Kung Fu Alice, a short video profile featuring a performance by and interview with Boston Kung Fu martial artist and street performer Xiao Yi Chen. Spoken in Chinese with English voice-over. Produced by Simon McDonough.

Movie Of The Week: "Lady Says No"
After a woman writes a best-selling book for women warning them about the "dangers" of men, a handsome photographer for a national magazine arrives in her town to do a feature story on her and charming complications ensue in this classic romantic comedy starring Joan Caulfield and David Niven.
Ch. 9 - Sat 9 PM

Rabindra Jainti 2014
A celebration, featuring speakers and musical performers, of the birthday and life of Nobel Prize-winning author Rabindranath Tagore. Produced by Bishawjit Saha.
Ch. 96 - Premiering this week: Sat 5 PM, Mon 8 PM & Tue 4 PM


NeighborMedia: Supreme Court VS Affirmative Action
CCTV intern David Barsir interviews passers-by about the April 28, 2014, Supreme Court decision to uphold the Michigan voters' ban on affirmative action at the University of Michigan, all public schools, and contract hiring. Produced by Christian Herold.
Ch. 8 - Showing this week: Wed 2:30 PM, Thu 11:30 AM, Fri 1 PM, Sat 6 PM, Sun 7:30 PM, Mon 8:30 AM & Tue 9:30 PM

MA Gubernational Roundtable 2014: Evan Falchuk
From January through March, Suffolk University's Rappaport Center held roundtables with each of the nine declared candidates in the 2014 Massachusetts gubernatorial race. In each episode, the candidates gave brief remarks, followed by Q&A and discussion. In this episode, United Independent Party candidate Evan Falchuk pledges “smart, brave reform” on issues including health care, fiscal policy, taxes, education and campaign finance if elected to the corner office. Produced by Suffolk University.
Ch. 8 - Showing this week: Sun 8 PM

MA Gubernational Roundtable 2014: Mark Fisher
From January through March, Suffolk University's Rappaport Center held roundtables with each of the nine declared candidates in the 2014 Massachusetts gubernatorial race. In this episode, Tea Party candidate Mark Fisher says he is a "full platform Republican without apology" along the lines of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Produced by Suffolk University.
Ch. 8 - Showing this week: Sun 9 PM

The Hip-Hop Transformation 2014
The Hip Hop Transformation is a new program for teens ages 14-18, offered by the Cambridge Community Center in partnership with the Cambridge Police Department, that teaches them the history of hip-hop, the role hip-hop plays in society, and the skills needed to write, record, and perform original music. Produced by CCTV.
Ch. 9 - Showing this week: Sat 7 PM, Sun 9 PM & Tue 10 AM

NEW SERIES! - BeLive: Not for Nothin'
In this new weekly series, host Susan Fleischmann returns to BeLive to discuss issues relevant to Cambridge Community Television and interview individuals involved with non-profit and community-based organizations in and around Cambridge. Produced by Susan Fleischmann.
Ch. 9 - Showing weekly: Mondays @ 4:30 PM

Africa: Reportajes de la Tierra de la Paz
Ayuda para las personas, la naturaleza, y los animales en Africa. Esperanza para niños huérfanas. Foco sobre las aves. Producido por Radio Santec.
Ch. 96 - Mostrando esta semana: Wed 8:30 PM, Thu 4:30 PM, Fri 3:30 PM, Sat 3 PM, Sun 8 PM, Mon 9:30 AM & Tue 11:30 PM

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