TV Programming Spotlight: February 2020
Here's what's new on PhillyCAM.
In Philadelphia Watch Us on Comcast Xfinity 66/966HD/967 and Verizon Fios 29/30. Everywhere on Roku, TV and PhillyCAM Live TV.
5 orphan girls from diverse backgrounds, carrying their own personal ‘baggage,’ must learn how to become a family with their newly adopted ‘Father’ who's own personal ‘baggage’ makes needing these girls more important than life itself.
Renowned journalists, activists, and academics give insider accounts of a broken media system, revealing the extraordinary money and power behind the news media dictating censorship, cover‐ups, and corporate control.
Controversial news reports are suppressed, people are censored for speaking out, and lives are shattered as the arena for public expression is turned into a private profit zone.
Citizens in a CA community working together to protect a Butterfly Sanctuary disagree about how to best take care of this habitat at a time when climate change, deforestation & pesticides are decimating the Monarch population.
Glendora Folsom Buell, physicist, philosopher & public access producer for over 6 decades, describes the early days of community TV, the legacy of everyday voices & the connection to her search for God, justice & happiness. This documentary portrait seeks to uncover the unique power in Glendora's self-representation and solidifies the importance to preserve all of our stories and to write our collective histories.
Nefeli Soteriou writes and directs films that celebrate the human condition. Described by audiences, ‘Soteriou's films are vivid compelling stories pertinent to our times with an artsy, yet cinema verite feel.’
By the Open Window: A visual interpretation with original still photography of the poem ‘By the Open Window,’ written by Cavafy
Deep Dive: A transformation animation about nature & life underwater
Kite & Pole: A kite and a pole encounter each other first time
Fairy Tale Tree (Παραμυθένιο δέντρο): The story of two strangers crossing paths at random
Anna's Kingdom: In this documentary Anna, the owner of the Greek restaurant Gardens of Salonica in MN, Minnesota, shares her philosophy about life, family, and best approaches to ironing.
Practice: A documentary on Philadelphia's indie rock Chromelodeon during practice and before major performances in the greater tri-state area and in New York City.
Can't Sardines Have Mustard: As they temporarily share space at Philadelphia's Chamounix Youth Hostel, 4 international travelers learn about their similarities and differences
The Half: Cleo has a premonition in a dream that the upcoming theater show at the University she attends is about to be cancelled
Vocational Learning: A group of youth and educators share their experience regarding vocational learning in horticulture
House to House: Upset with the mice exterminator who lives in her building, Cleo breaks into his apartment to look for her stolen piano
Turning Over A New Leaf: Varsha starts a new job at a new city and writes to her mother about it
Overcoming hardships for over a decade, Eloyse Kereszi, a fiery grandmother running Joe’s Junkyard in Chester PA, is faced with the decision to sell the junkyard. Music by Stern and The Darklings
A documentary about the 13th street squatters on the lower east side of Manhattan in the 1980's.