This Week on TV: Highlights Gallery

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 to... 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
Jun 14, 2017 Youth Underground Ambassadors create and perform original theater that investigate social issues relevant to young people and our world through a series of interviews with the community. This past summer 2016, that topic revolved around the Achievement Gap, and Circle Up! was born. Playwright/Creator: Betsy Bard, Director: Vincent Ernest Siders, Stage Manager: Chopper Carter-Schelp. WATCH: On... more
Jun 12, 2017 CCTV's Fathers' Day program includes: In his video short Father, Wilgens Matelus talks about what it's like not to have a dad. In Man to Media, Luis Vasquez reflects on his path to becoming a journalist, inspired by his father. And, Brother Blue with his story Daddy Teaches Me How To Pray. These videos and more, Fri. Jun. 16 6-9pm, Sat. Jun. 17 noon-midnight, and Sun. Jun. 18 12-4pm. Select... more
Jun 6, 2017 Boston Pride 2017 is this Saturday, June 10 - celebrate with a pride-themed marathon on Channel 9. Journey back through the last few decades, with a Domestic Partnership Rally at City Hall in March of 2000, Mass Matrimony coverage of the first marriage licenses given out to same sex couples at Cambridge City Hall in May 2004. Seven Years of Marriage, a 2011 celebration in honor of city clerk... more
May 23, 2017 Travel back in Cambridge history, with River Fests of years past this weekend on Channel 9. CCTV's River Fest marathon runs Fri. Jun. 2, 6-9pm, Sat. Jun. 3 noon-midnight, and Sun. Jun. 4 12-4pm. The program includes scenes from River Fest 1990 and 1997, as well as contemporary fests from the past few years. Other programs honoring the great Charles River will also be included in the mix -... more
May 17, 2017 The discussion will broadcast during CCTV's Local Events Block this week on Channel 8, Tue. May 23, Thu. May 25, and Sat. May 27 at 5pm. You can also CLICK HERE to WATCH NOW on CCTV's YouTube Channel. Hungry for more political discussion? Local Media scholars came together at the CCTV Studio to discuss The Media and Trump's First 100 Days. In the 25th episode of Cambridge Uncovered, host Joe... more
May 11, 2017 Watch Common Cents, Money as Debt, and other video series to help keep you spending smartly. Common Cents is a money quiz show - with Massachusetts high school students as contestants. Watch Fri. May 19 at 6pm and Sat. May 20 at 5pm. The Money As Debt series uses animated stories and diagrams to lead us from the sensible historical origins of our monetary system, through the consolidation of... more