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Sep 11, 2014 Cambridge Community Television will hold its annual BBQ fundraiser on Thursday, September 18th at 5:30 pm behind CCTV‘s facility at 438 Massachusetts Avenue. (Entrance on Green Street between Sidney Street and Brookline Avenue. All proceeds raised will support CCTV’s Youth Media Program. The event will feature food from dozens of local restaurants, live afro-beat music from Zili Misik, a silent... more
Sep 9, 2014 CCTV publishes weekly Programming Highlights to promote new material produced or sponsored by local members and Cambridge residents. Please visit our Television Schedule for the most updated info! DEBUTING THIS WEEK ON CCTV! NEW Local Shorts Every week, CCTV runs new short programs in an unstoppable block of entertainment! Tune in to Ch. 8 every Sunday @ 5 PM & every Tuesday @ 6 PM for a... more
Sep 8, 2014 Christopher Bavitz, Managing Director of the Cyberlaw Clinic at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and Clinical Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, will receive CCTV's Leading Role Award at the Back Lot BBQ on Thursday, September 18. The award honors people who work tirelessly behind the scenes to make our community a better place. Through his work at the Berkman Center and... more
Sep 7, 2014 If the delectable food, lively music, diverse auction, and deserving honorees were not compelling enough reasons to attend the BBQ, we have one more reason for you: the cause! CCTV's Back Lot BBQ, happening Thursday, 9/18 at 5:30 pm, is first and foremost a fundraiser for our fabulous Youth Media Program, which is a media arts and career development program for Cambridge young people. Teens... more
Sep 2, 2014 A look at community gardens and gardenning programs in Cambridge, such as The Harvard Community Garden and City Sprouts, as well as the importance of urban farming. This documentary was produced by Frank Cao and Katie Melendez during the 2014 Summer Media Institute. more
Sep 2, 2014 This documentary, exploring early education efforts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math, was produced during the 2014 Summer Media Institute. Produced by Giovanni Jajoute Sam Hermon, Abdullah Gheraissa. Thank you to our collaborators: Biogen Idec and Nuvu. more
Sep 2, 2014 SMI 2014 from Cambridge Community Television on Vimeo. In 2014, Sam Brill-Weil documented the six week Summer Media Institute and followed students as they developed their production skills and went through the process of creating documentaries. Produced during the 2014 Summer Media Institute. more
Sep 2, 2014 This documentary explores the intrigue of video games as well as the benefits and negatives of being a gamer. Adam Hermon, Finn Corcoran and Robert Brown talk to a gaming enthusiast, a game developer and neuroscience researchers to better understand the impact of video games on the gamer. Produced during the 2014 Summer Media Institute. more
Sep 2, 2014 A profile of The Hip Hop Transformation organization which allows Cambridge teens to come together to learn the history of hip hop, how to write, record, and perform their own music. This documentary was produced by Ben Smith-d'Agincourt, Chhoyang Cheshatsang and Yanka Petri during the 2014 Summer Media Institute. more
Sep 2, 2014 In this documentary Yusef Chisholm, Faven Debelo and Mon Tiwari talk to a Bollywood dance instructor and Indian visual artist to determine whether or not Bollywood provides an accurate depiction of Indian culture. The Bollywood film industry reaches 3 billion viewers across the world and is growing in popularity. This documentary was produced during the 2014 Summer Media Institute. more
Sep 2, 2014 A look at the causes and effects of pollution for the Charles River and Cambridge along with what is being done to keep our water clean. Joseph Alphonse and Alwaleed Alshora spoke with scientists as well as employees of Charles River Canoe and Kayak to see what has caused pollution in the Charles and what can be done moving forward to combat it. This documentary was produced during the 2014... more
Sep 2, 2014 Bella Mengitsu, Dahla Cheshatsang and Geo Belizaire talk to emerging and established artist, both professional and amateur about what drives them and what it means to be successful. This documentary was produced during the 2014 Summer Media Institute. more
Sep 2, 2014 This documentary looks at innovations and trends happening with transportation in Cambridge as an urban environment in flux. Sazzad Hussein, Steven Curry and Mohammed Nabeel spoke to experts on transportation and pollution as well as Cambridge residents to create a picture of what changes Cambridge will see with transportation in the coming years. Produced during the 2014 Summer Media Institute. more
Sep 2, 2014 This documentary highlights the importance of pets, specifically Bella the lovebird, and the impact that animals can have on us and our families. Bella the Peacemaker was produced by Mohammad Sayed during the 2014 Summer Media Institute. more
Sep 2, 2014 This documentary, produced during the 2014 Summer Media Institute, explores women pursuing careers in science. Produced by Melat Kassa, Priya Joyce and Samantha Liu. Thank you to our collaborators: Amgen, Biogen Idec, Draper Laboratory, and Novartis. more
Sep 2, 2014 A summary of the high school experience complete with advice and first hand experiences of seasoned high school students. This documentary was produced during the 2014 Summer Media Institute. Produced by Will Bruce, Neverson Nherisson and Cesar Haig. more
Sep 2, 2014 CCTV's Back Lot BBQ is only 2 1/2 weeks away (September 18th)! If you haven't purchased your tickets yet, here's another reason why you don't want to miss this year's event: the auction. This year's silent auction features something for everyone -- whether you're a sports fan, a music/arts enthusiast, or just looking for some fun activities to do with friends or family, you'll find many unique... more
Aug 29, 2014 What is better than a free CCTV class? The answer is four free CCTV classes! On Sunday, September 7, CCTV will host a free Mini-Class Extravaganza from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The educational evening will be filled with fun classes that are free for all Cambridge residents and CCTV members. Participants will be able to sign up for the event and take any two of the following classes: Social Media Strategy... more
Aug 25, 2014 Christopher Bavitz, Managing Director of the Cyberlaw Clinic at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and Clinical Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, will receive CCTV's Leading Role Award at the Back Lot BBQ on Thursday, September 18. The award honors people who work tirelessly behind the scenes to make our community a better place. Through his work at the Berkman Center and... more
Aug 20, 2014 Mini-Class Extravaganza!Sign up for this evening and take two free one hour classes! Free to all CCTV members and Cambridge residents!! Individuals must be interested in staying for two sessions. Advanced registration is required for the evening, but individuals will sign up for particular sessions when they arrive. Since every session is offered twice, there most likely will be opportunity... more
Aug 17, 2014 The practice of imitating original works for the purpose of satire or ironic commentary has a history spanning the evolution of genres, from the ancient Greek comedies of Aristophanes to the song parodies of "Weird Al" Yankovic. In this class, we will create parodies of popular film and television genres, styles, and specific works. Along the way, we will explore what makes parody effective by... more

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