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Jul 28, 2018 Yes, this is exactly what you think it is. Cambridge Community Television and the Central Square Business Association, in celebration of CCTV’s 30th Anniversary, bring you Four Square and Ice Cream on Thursday, September 20, 2018. Corporate teams and courageous individuals will compete for trophies and the coveted Right of First Ingestion: the opportunity to have the first tasting of a CCTV-... more
Jul 19, 2018 On May 5, 2018, CCTV and the Cambridge Public Library hosted the Human Library. More than 40 "readers" "checked out" human "books" for intimate conversations about personal discrimination and stigma. Following are brief videos of three readers and one book. The Human Library or “Menneskebiblioteket” as it is called in Danish, was developed in Copenhagen in the spring of 2000 as a project for... more
Jul 18, 2018 On June 2nd, 2018, the Charles River Conservancy hosted the Ribbon of Blue, Ribbon of Green gala honoring the retirement of Conservancy founder and president, Renata von Tscharner. The event took place at Annenberg Hall at Harvard University. The event was edited by Maya Valentine. more
Jul 10, 2018 Youth Media Coordinator Cambridge Community Television is the public access television and computer multimedia center serving the extraordinary city of Cambridge, Massachusetts. CCTV is seeking a part-time Youth Media Coordinator for our year-round teen program. The Youth Media Program teaches teens media making and career readiness skills as they work as media artists to create media exploring... more
Jul 5, 2018 Roberto G. Gonzales, professor of education at Harvard Graduate School of Education and author of the award-winning Lives in Limbo: Undocumented and Coming of Age in America was the keynote speaker of this special event focused on the human rights issues impacting immigrants in our country today. Professor Gonzales was joined by a panel of experts, including Michael J. Wishnie, William O. Douglas... more
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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