TV Programming Spotlight: May 2017

Here's what's new on PhillyCAM. Discover recent specials & series.
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The Freedom Principle
Freedom Principle

Experiments in Art and Music, 1965 to Now
Artist conversation provides context for exhibition curated by Naomi Beckwith  inspired by Assoc. for Advancement of Creative Musicians & links vibrant legacy of  late 1960’s avant-garde jazz & continuing influence on contemporary culture.
Moderated by Greg Tate. With presentations by artists: Muhal Richard Abrams, Steve Coleman, Cauleen Smith, Henry Threadgill.

Produced with PhillyCAM
Presented by: Institute for Contemporary Art
Saturdays at 1:30pm in May
Unbought and Unbossed
5 On The Go

When the Voice Behind the Art Shows NO Fear"  

In the spirit of Politician Shirley Chisholm in 1972, photographer Barbara Kigozi & multimedia artist Tasha Dougé discuss why art is an important tool for social change.  

Produced by: Jere Edmunds
5 On The Go
Saturdays at 6:30pm in May
Two Thirds Films
Two Thirds Films

Showcase for a multi-media production company focusing on storytelling, cultural understanding & learning 

Produced by: Tyreece Powell
Saturdays at 10:10pm in May
5 Shorts Season 3
5 Shorts

Some of the best independent short films created by aspiring independent filmmakers from Philadelphia and surrounding areas. This season we are featuring filmmakers: S.L. Sawyer & Carissa Anik, Joshua Wilkinson & Joshua Cuie, Asha Brown, Garland Overbey and Allen Clark. 

Produced by: SL Sawyer
Saturdays at 10:30pm in May
Bazi Bars: Grind Hand
Bazi Bars: Grind Hand

About overcoming adversity. Various symbolic images are on display. The bleak, rough environment represents humble beginnings & the nice car he emerges from represents success. Notice the orchestral movie score style beat

Produced by: Ricky Clover
Saturdays at 11:25pm in May
The Bully
The Bully

A lighthearted girl’s life is drastically turned upside down by an environmental illness and her only outlet may be to infect another.

Produced by: Marcus Siler
Saturdays at 11:30pm in May
It’s All about You
It’s All about You

Stay tuned for the hottest open mic with a live band in Philly. Hosted by Cassie Smith.

Produced by: Toni J. Jones
Sundays at 4pm in May
Alma Matters !

Capturing the affinity and spirit of competition shown at a university in the form of a game show.

Produced by: Edward Callahan
Thursdays at 10pm
New Series
Drop the Mic

Drop the Mic in Depth, Season 3 Performances &  panel discussions about the more controversial poetry the Community College of Philadelphia Student Spoken Word Competition.  

Produced by: Community College of Philadelphia
Saturdays at 9pm
New Episodes

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