June 2017

TV Programming Spotlight: July 2017

Here's what's new on PhillyCAM. Discover recent specials & series. Watch us online and on channels Comcast 66/966HD or Verizon Fios 29/30 in Philly

Radio Silence
Radio Silence

Free live performances interweave dreams & memories from Iraq to America of the contemporary refugee experience. With host Artist Michael Rakowitz & “house band” virtuoso ensemble led by Hanna Khoury of Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture

Simulcast on TV & Radio


Produced with PhillyCAM
Presented by Mural Arts with curator Elizabeth Thomas
Sunday July 29 6:30pm – 8:30pm LIVE!
Saairah Global News
Saairah Global News

One on one talk style series that will bring to light various investigative topics that take place in the US and around the World.

Produced by: Sonya Trippett
Mondays at 7:30pm
New Series
Híjoles Mom!
Híjoles Mom!

Híjoles means “Jeez” - expressing surprise or annoyance.  Reflecting my experience as an immigrant, this vlog is to share with the community those things that happen around me. Through this curious look I present reports and interviews.

Produced by: By Pedro Zagitt
Fridays at 6pm
New Series
Blind Filmmaker Presents
Blind Filmmaker Presents

Documentary showcase about people coping with adversity.

Featured in July: 

Dancing outside the Box - shows how wheelchair users and their able-bodied partners bring their two worlds together on the dance floor, creating beauty in motion and proving that everyone can dance.

Who Says You Can't Dance Trailer -The people in this documentary in progress have severe disabilities. It is hard for many of them to even move their wheelchairs by themselves, so to break through that barrier & dance is a great victory for them

This Time It's Real - The professional league that almost happened Roller Derby film 

Produced by: David Block
Fridays at 6:30pm
New Series
We Are Neighbors PSA
We Are Neighbors PSA

Short vignettes created with refugees from Nationalities Service Center to share stories and dispel fear. 

Produced with PhillyCAM
Presented by Nationalities Svce. Ctr. & Villanova Humanitarian Journalism Class
Saturdays at 2:30pm in July
CAMRA Multimedia Showcase
CAMRA Multimedia Showcase

Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice explores research interests  through multimedia.
8 filmmakers from the UPENN CAMRA Fellows Program present short documentary films on social issue topics.


Walking Wounded by Tshay Williams

Public Heart  by Claudia Romano

They Tried to Bury Us by Farrah Rahaman

(R)evolution by Amy Chen 

Marketing the Black Minority by Isaiah Caleb Barlow

notebook 2016  by Yuqi Zhang

The A.R.T. of a Voice by Nadisha Downs

A City Divided: Philadelphia's Energy Hub by Christopher Kao

Saturdays at 2:35pm in July
5 on the Go : Monmouth Museum
5 on the Go

Please Touch Sculpture Exhibition

A visit to the Red Bank, New Jersey museum...

Featured artists;

   Shelita Birchett Benash

   Kevan Lunney

   Lisa Kirkland Murphy

   Erik Johanson

Produced by: Jere Edmunds
Saturdays at 3:45pm in July
Producer’s Circle: SHORTS
Producer’s Circle SHORTS SHOWCASE!


PCAM members S.L. Sawyer, Anis Taylor, Andrew Nelson, Marcus Siler, Zareefa Abdul-Adl & Troy Jackson discuss their process with audience who contribute to the dialogue with their own experience creating short work for TV

Host: Gabe Castro

Produced by PhillyCAM
Saturdays at 7:30pm in July
Burning Bridges part 1
Burning Bridges part 1

Homophobia, drug addiction, school closings and police brutality. A gripping tale of the hardships many people face while living in the inner city.

Produced by: Danielle Erwin
Saturdays at 8:45pm in July
Genuine Risk
Genuine Risk

Story of Philly’s "street numbers racket" through the eyes of a young boy thrust head first into a criminal underworld.  When the Commonwealth of PA decided to get their cut with Daily Number Lottery, Bookies would not go down without a fight 

Produced by: Joe Carlin
Saturdays at 11:30pm in July

Anthropological television that explores what it means to be human on the theme of color.

Produced with PhillyCAM's Collaborative Filmmaking Class
Presented by Temple U Dept of Anthropology
Sundays at 4pm in July

Performance of poetry, songs & jazz that express what relationships were like before the Internet.

Written by Beth Feldman Brandt and composer Monnette Sudler, Featuring  vocalist Joilet Harris at Drake Theater.

Produced with PhillyCAM
Presented by Philadelphia Jazz Project
Sundays at 7:00pm in July
Women Talk Live special
Women Talk Live special

Topics Women in the era of Trump, Vtox the V... Special Guest Mitchel Chance, Nikia Murray, and Reggie Lasalle Jackson

Produced by: Jarrett Miles
Wednesdays at 2:30pm in July
The Trudy Haynes Show
The Trudy Haynes Show

A variety show with emphasis on medical issues geared toward our baby boomers.  This month an update on Medical Marijuana.

Produced by Trudy Haynes
Wednesdays at 7:30pm
New episode

Presenting Our Perspective on Philly Youth News: Environmental Justice

Visit the GreenBuild program at Youth Build Charter School, Rebel Ventures, Vietlead, Philly Thrive & Youth United for Change to find out how young people are fighting for clean air & water, land access, healthy food & a sustainable future.

Produced by: University Community Collaborative of Phila
Thursdays at 5:30pm
New episode