This Week on TV: Highlights Gallery

Nov 11, 2017 This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights November 13 -19 The Resistance School provides training for communities to make issue-based and electoral progressive change that advance values of fairness, equity, and inclusivity. This week, watch Resistance School Session One: 'How to Communicate our Values in Political Advocacy' - presented by Tim McCarthy. Timothy Patrick McCarthy (@DrTPM) is an award-... more
Nov 2, 2017 This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights November 6 -12 Tuesday November 7 is Election Day. Tune in to Channel 8 on Election Night, where CCTV is broadcasting live from the Central Square Senior Center as the votes for City Council and School Committee come in. WATCH: On Channel 8, Tues. Nov. 7 8pm-midnight. Meet the man behind "Just a Kid from Cambridge." Kristina Kehrer interviews Anthony Mosely,... more
Oct 28, 2017 This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights October 30 - November 5 Made in Cambridge: What's Happening in Kendall Square, the first installment in a two part symposium hosted by the Cambridge Historical Society, took place at the Cambridge Public Library on October 2, 2017. The event was moderated by Henrietta Davis, former Mayor of Cambridge, and included speakers Sam Lipson, Director of Environmental... more
Oct 20, 2017 This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights October 23 - 29 Learn about witches in Cambridge's own Harvard Square, in short documentary The Unseen Winthrop Square. Then, a visit to a haunted mansion, a visit from a space alien, and more - during the weekend's playlist of horror shorts by independent and local producers, ghost stories by local storytellers, and tours of haunted locations in Massachusetts... more
Oct 13, 2017 This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights October 16 - 22 Watch City Hour blocks to learn more about programs and initiatives by the City of Cambridge City Hour features short videos produced by the City of Cambridge - with info on city departments and happenings around the city, as well as PSAs with other useful information for Cambridge residents. Watch to see what you may learn about what the city... more
Oct 7, 2017 This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights October 9 - 15 On Tuesday, September 12, at 7pm, the No Jargon Podcast hosted their first ever live recording to celebrate their 100th Episode, the "Divided States of America." The event took place at the Wimberly Theater in Boston and was filmed by Avery Dwyer. In the first of three acts for the 100th episode live show, Professors Theda Skocpol and René Flores... more
Sep 28, 2017 This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights October 2 - 8 Dream Big takes place Tues. Oct. 3 at the Cambridge Public Library. Join Maria McCauley, Director of the Cambridge Public Library, and members of the Board of Directors of the Cambridge Public Library Foundation for this special event. The guest speaker will be Timothy Snyder, Levin Professor of History, Yale University and Author of On Tyranny:... more
Sep 20, 2017 This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights September 25 - October 1 Green Cambridge will hold a candidates forum Tuesday at 6:30pm. The Green Cambridge Climate Resiliency Candidates Forum will take place Tuesday, September 26, 6:30pm-9pm, at the Cambridge Senior Center, 806 Mass. Ave. Watch live on CCTV Channel 8 and via live stream on CCTV's Facebook. Moderated by Cantabrigian Derrick Jackson, an award... more
Sep 14, 2017 This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights September 18 - 24 Perfection - produced by Jeda Eke, Jayde Haidar and Rachel Jacobs - depicts how women react to the pressures of beauty standards, and ideas about body image that are formed through unhealthy and unrealistic depictions in the media. Watch more video shorts by students in this year's CCTV Summer Media Institute 2017 - titles include,... more
Sep 7, 2017 This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights September 11 - 17 Tune in for LIVE Event Coverage this week, including... Ward 6 School Committee Candidate Forum: A school committee candidates forum will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13, at the Cambridge Main Public Library, 449 Broadway, featuring the 12 candidates on the ballot this year for the Cambridge School Committee. WATCH: On Channel 8, Wed. Sept. 13 6:... more
Aug 30, 2017 This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights September 4 - 10 The RADICAL event at the Cambridge Public Library brought together activists from across generations. On July 29th, 2017, The Cambridge Public Library, along with Cambridge Day, hosted RADICAL, an event allowing political activists to recount their stories from the '60s as well as a discussion with modern day activists. The event was filmed by... more
Aug 24, 2017 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... more
Aug 16, 2017 This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights August 21 - 27 In an atmosphere full of negative news and current events, students in CCTV's latest ZipDocs Documentary Production Class decided to focus their investigations on a more cheerful topic: What makes Cambridge Laugh? Watch the resulting short documentary, produced by Sara Pagiaro, Lars Wicklund, Alyssa McClure, Truett Killian, Hetal Shah, Brian Gale... more
Aug 14, 2017 This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights August 14 - 20 This weekend, watch a marathon of East Cambridge faces and places, past and present - on Channel 9. Watch a selection of content on Youtube, HERE. The program includes: East Cambridge in 1852, a short documentary describing the history of East Cambridge in the 19th century, including industries and immigration. A short documentary featuring Troy... more
Aug 2, 2017 This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights August 6 - 13 In honor of World Indigenous Peoples' Day, August 9, CCTV is highlighting the Native Voice TV series, which seeks to provide a voice for Indigenous people to discuss issues often ignored by the mainstream media. Native Voice TV features the dress, songs, dances, language, arts and crafts of various individuals, groups and organizations in order... more
Jul 27, 2017 This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights July 31 - August 6 In her new video, Old Cambridge, NeighborMedia reporter Kristina Kehrer looks at East Cambridge's history as a hub for the nation's candy manufacturing industry - and at its transformation into what it has become today. Kehrer then asks current residents to describe the Cambridge of today, in her video One Word. WATCH: Both videos are... more
Jul 24, 2017 This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights July 14 - 30 The City of Cambridge proclaimed June 12 Loving Day, with live performances by Zili Misik and the Cambridge Rindge & Latin High School A Cappella group at Cambridge City Hall Front Lawn. Loving Day Cambridge is one of many celebrations held nationally to honor 50 years since the Loving v. Virginia decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that struck... more
Jul 12, 2017 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/... more
Jul 6, 2017 Aldo Tambellini, pioneer of electronic media, celebrated his 87th birthday with Liberation Poetry Collective. The event was filmed and edited by Samantha Bruce. WATCH: On Channel 8 Tue. Jul. 11, Thu. Jul. 13 & Sat. Jul. 15 at 5pm. And on YouTube, here. The weekend's Marathon of Poetry on Channel 9 will feature Tambellini's event. The program also includes other past Liberation Poetry... more
Jun 29, 2017 CCTV Youth Media Producers' video projects from the Spring Semester will play this week. Titles include You Rap? The Cost of Recycling, Introvert/Extrovert, Cambridge Slang - among others. WATCH: On Channel 8 Mon. Jul. 3 at 5pm, Tue. Jul. 4 & Thu. Jul. 6 at 11am, and Fri. Jul. 7 & Sun. Jul. 9 at 10pm. And on YouTube, here. Celebrate July 4 with a reading of the US Constitution. The... more
Jun 21, 2017 The Cambridge Public Library's Democracy Day talk by Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer took place at the library's main lecture hall and was filmed by Seth Myer. WATCH: On Channel 8 Tue. Jun. 27, Wed. Jun. 28, Fri. Jun. 30, and Sat. Jul. 1 at 5pm. And on YouTube, here. The Gil Aharon Trio performed at the Inman Eats! festival. Kristina Kehrer was there to film the show. Watch the Gil Aharon... more