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TV Highlights Nov 4 - Nov 10

TV Highlights Nov 4 - Nov 10

What's new to CCTV? A List of Programs to Check Out This Week.

  • Posted on: 4 November 2019
  • By: Alfonso

New Singles
Channel 8

World Dyslexia Day, Cambridge Dyslexia Awareness Program @ City Hall, Oct 4, 2019. Produced by Mercedes Soto.
11:20 AM on Monday 11/4
11 AM on Wednesday 11/6 and Friday 11/8
7 PM on Thursday 11/7 and Sunday 11/10

Is AI Laughing at Us? A spirited and accessible discussion of artificial intelligence and art, how humor and creativity interrelate, and the successes and the shortcomings of new Al technologies, featuring poet and lawyer Jessica Fjeld, Google AI Engineering Director Jon Orwant, and metaLAB research assistant (and incoming Harvard student) Nikhil Dharmaraj. Inspired by CPL's recent exhibition, The Laughing Room by Jonny Sun and Hannah Davis, in which visitors found themselves on a sitcom set where the laughter was controlled by Al. This event took place on February 4, 2019, and was filmed by Tricia Bitetto and Afnan Nehela. Produced by CCTV.
5 PM on Wednesday 11/6, Thursday 11/7, and Friday 11/8

Biking in Cambridge, a short documentary about biking in Cambridge while highlighting the benefits as well as the danger that comes with it. Created by CCTV's June Zip Doc class. Produced by Ellen Daoust.
5 PM on Saturday 11/9
7:20 PM on Sunday 11/10

Government Matters 32 - US Senator Ed Markey, Senator Markey's interview with Focus Springfield Community TV. Topics include the Green New Deal, his Senate re-election campaign and Impeachment. Produced by FSTV.
5 PM on Monday 11/4
11 AM on Tuesday 11/5 and Thursday 11/7
10 PM on Sunday 11/10

New Podcast Series
Channel 8

Meet the Problem Solvers, did you ever witness powerful things happen, and realize with dismay that no one other than those directly involved would ever benefit from the lessons learned? "Meet The Problem Solvers" takes this challenge head-on, through interviews which air live from the TV studio of Cambridge Community TV (CCTV). Host Judy Perlman invites guests who are dealing with a diversity of important, high-impact social issues for 27-minute interviews. Together they unpack a problem, issue or opportunity - examine and discuss progress and impact – and articulate what each of us, as newly-informed citizens of the world, do that is of value in this area. Produced by Judy Perlman.
9:30 AM on Tuesdays

The Boston Open Screen, the official podcast of Boston's ONLY Open Mic night for filmmakers. Boston Open Screen happens every 2nd Tuesday of the month at Coolidge Corner Theatre. Episodes of the podcast feature conversations with local filmmakers of all stripes. Produced by Adam Van Voorhis.
11 AM on Mondays
4 PM on Fridays

Election Special
Channel 8

Cambridge Election, CCTV will be streaming live from the municipal election ballot count on November 5. Tune in to Channel 8 beginning at 8pm. Thanks to hosts Susana Segat and Robert Winters, with guest hosts Reverend Irene Monroe, and Samuel Gebru.

CCTV Weekend Marathon
Tune in on Channel 9 for the Weekend Marathon and watch programs related to Veterans Day!
Friday 11/8 from 6-9 PM, Saturday 11/9 from 12 PM - Midnight
& Sunday 11/10 from 12-4 PM.

Beyond the Badge: Veterans, in this episode, Sheriff Koutoujian sits down with the Executive Director of the Home Base Program, Brigadier General Jack Hammond, and Chairman of the Joint Committee on Veterans and Federal Affairs, Representative John Lawn. Produced by Peter Koutoujian.
7 PM on Friday 11/8

You Say You Want a Revolution, April 9, 2019, six contributing memoirists to “You Say You Want a Revolution: SDS, PL and Adventures in Building a Worker-Student Alliance", spoke to, read to and engaged with a large, enthusiastic audience of former and current activists for social change at Porter Square Books in Cambridge, MA. Lessons learned from the anti-war, anti-racism, pro-working class, student movement of the ’60’s (negative and positive) were suggested for participating in movements for social change now and supporting younger generations who are taking the lead. The event was filmed by Andrew Gerzon and edited by Moussou N' Diaye. Produced by CCTV.
5:40 PM on Saturday 11/9

Your Federal Government: Boston Homelessness, your Federal Government features senior level Federal officials and focuses on agency mission and what this means for citizens. Produced by Diane LeBlanc for cable television broadcasts.
3:15 PM on Sunday 11/10

Cambridge Community Television nurtures a strong, equitable and diverse community by providing tools and training to foster free speech, civic engagement, and creative expression while connecting people to collaboratively produce media that is responsive, relevant, and effective in a fast-changing technological environment.

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