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Jun 15, 2018 In late 2017, CCTV began a collaboration with the Cambridge Public Library to work with students in the library's genealogy workshops. The purpose of the program, funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the Cambridge Arts Council, was to teach those who had been studying their families' histories the technical skills to produce digital stories about their families. On June 14, their work... more
May 23, 2018 Watch the 30-Second Film Festival. This production challenge was open to the public, and provided the opportunity to produce a 30-second film over the course of a week. Each team of filmmakers were assigned a prompt, and won prizes in a series of categories. more
May 3, 2018 April 2nd, 2018, the Longy School of Music hosted Full Cycle: Beethoven's Complete Works performed by Spencer Myer and Aristides Rivas. They performed Beethoven's complete works for Cello and Piano: the five Sonatas and the three sets of Variations, encompassing the composer's entire compositional trajectory. The performance aired live on CCTV's channels and Facebook page and was filmed by... more
Mar 19, 2018 Mayor Marc McGovern announced the creation of the Cambridge Legal Defense Fund for Immigrants in partnership with the Cambridge Community Foundation. Funds collected and administered by the Cambridge Community Foundation will be used to help connect families to legal services, increasing access to legal representation—particularly for immigrants who are at risk of being deported and are not able... more
Mar 1, 2018 Saturday, February 10, 2018, Playback Theatre hosted Playback in the Port at the Moses Youth Center in Central Square in Cambridge. Performers Included: Annie Hoffman, Brandon Sloan, Johnny Lapham, Melissa Nussbaum Freeman, Myles Green, & Will C. The event was filmed by Avery Dwyer and edited by Malcolm Sullivan. more
Jan 2, 2018 December 17th, 2017, the Cambridge Community Chorus hosted their annual fall concert. They performed George Frideric Handel's, Judas Maccabeus, at MIT's Kresge Auditorium. The event was filmed by Sara Pagiaro. CCTV is a nonprofit, public-access organization in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Look us up at cctvcambridge.org. more
Dec 28, 2017 November 25, 2017, Zili Misik hosted their annual For All Souls event. The event featured Zili Misik, as well as poets/writers, Letta Neely, and Jha D Williams for a night of music, poetry, food, and dancing. For All Souls took place at CCTV and was filmed by Sam Bruce. more
Dec 26, 2017 Harry emigrated to the United States from Haiti in 2014, and joined the Youth Media Program in 2015. Initially, Harry was very shy and hesitant to speak in groups. Two years later, Harry is a changed man. He happily volunteers to present his work publicly, and has become a mentor to new participants who are struggling. "The Youth Media Program helps me learn to work with people and create... more
Dec 18, 2017 Allison joined the Youth Media Program in 2015. In that time, Allison has worked independently and in groups, producing more than 10 films in a variety of genres-- music videos, documentaries and studio work. She has explored topics ranging from sleep deprivation to school safety to robotics. This summer, she participated in a two-week media intensive for returning students offered in... more
Nov 21, 2017 Cambridge Community Television would not be the vibrant community media center it is without the support of our friends.2017 Friends of CCTV Heather Amsden Anonymous Richard Arthur Wilner Auguste Joanna Berton Martinez Robert Boulrice Siobhan Bredin Cheryl W. Brown Angie Brusch Kathy Cannon & Scott Berk Congressman Michael Capuano Susan Chasen Richard Chasin Donna Davis Daniel... more
Oct 11, 2017 Join Timothy Snyder, Levin Professor of History, Yale University and author of On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century and Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin. Callie Crossley, Host/Executive Editor of WGBH Radio’s “Under the Radar" in a conversation at the Cambridge Public Library, October 3, 2017. more
Sep 21, 2017 On September 19, 2017, A Better Cambridge hosted a City Council Candidate Forum at the Broad Institute in Cambridge. The forum was moderated by former Cambridge City Councillor David Sullivan. more
Aug 23, 2017 This episode focuses on UMass Boston and some of the controversial issues that have surfaced over the past year around that public university. Earlier this year, we heard that the school was projecting a $30 million deficit – that amount was later trimmed to $10 million. We heard that amidst a building program worth billions of dollars, there were billions of dollars in deferred maintenance that... more
Aug 3, 2017 The Charles River Conservancy offers residents the opportunity to swim in the Charles at the fifth annual CitySplash event. The event took place at the Fiedler Dock along the Esplanade on July 18, 2017. City Splash was filmed by Sam Bruce and edited by Zach Ben-Amots. more
Aug 1, 2017 You are invited to join the CCTV Youth Media Program as they screen work produced during the 2017 Summer Media Institute, offered in partnership with the Cambridge Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program. Students will share a wide range of video work including documentaries and a narrative produced through a collaboration with Emerson College. more
May 25, 2017 On Saturday, May 20, 2017, the Cambridge Public Library hosted Supreme Court Justice, Stephen Breyer, who spoke as part of the library's Democracy Day activities. The talk took place at the library's main lecture hall and was filmed by Seth Myer. CCTV is a nonprofit, public-access organization in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Look us up at cctvcambridge.org. more
May 22, 2017 This episode of Bay State Forum focuses on what Massachusetts should do now about health care in the face of so much uncertainty. Obamacare was modeled after RomneyCare, which was adopted by Massachusetts in 2006 to move toward universal healthcare for all. What happens if there is no longer a federal requirement that all people have to buy insurance? Or if people with pre-existing conditions... more
Apr 27, 2017 Take a look at CCTV's brand new YouTube Channel - and don't forget to hit Subscribe. more
Mar 27, 2017 Barbara Anthony interviews two healthcare policy experts and consumer advocates who have worked at the forefront of healthcare reform in this state and country. Brian Rosman is the Policy and Government Relations Director for Health Care for All. Health Care for All is a Massachusetts consumer advocacy organization that works with our state government to pursue policies for affordable, quality... more
Mar 7, 2017 On March 1, 2017, MA State Representative Marjorie Decker hosted a Cambridge Town Hall meeting discussing health care at the Cambridge City-Wide Senior Center. Speakers included Decker, Dr. Jennifer Childs-Roshak, and John McDonough. The event was recorded by Sara Pagiaro. more
Feb 14, 2017 About 70 Prerecorded TV Series are broadcast on a weekly schedule on CCTV Channels 8, 9, and 96. On Channel 8, find independently-produced programs by producers locally as well as nationally. On Channel 9, daily shows from the Free Speech TV Network as well as from our CCTV Live studio. On Channel 96, multilingual, spiritual, and religious programming. Click here to learn how to submit your... more