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TV Programming Spotlight: February 2020

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Water Helps the Blood Run
 Water Helps the Blood Run

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.

Produced by Marcus Siler
Saturdays 11:30 AM
New Series
Shadows of Liberty
Shadows of Liberty

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.

Produced by Jean‐Philippe Tremblay
Saturdays at 2:00 PM in February
Butterfly Town USA
Butterfly Town USA

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.

Produced by Concentric Media’s Dorothy Fadiman & Marlo McKenzie
Saturdays at 3:30 PM in February
A Chat with Glendora
A Chat with Glendora

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.

Produced by Victoria Kereszi
Saturdays at 8:00 PM in February
Indy Filmmaker Shorts Showcase
Nefeli Soteriou

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 

Produced by Nefeli Soteriou
Saturdays at 10:30 PM in February
A Steady Grind
A Steady Grind

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

Produced by Victoria Kereszi
Sundays at 4:00 PM in February
Squatters
Squatters

A documentary about the 13th street squatters on the lower east side of Manhattan in the 1980's.

Produced by Exavier Wardlaw
Tuesdays at 12:00 AM in February