TV Programming Spotlight: May 2020
Here's what's new on PhillyCAM.
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Philadelphia's premiere author speaking series, featuring a wealth of diverse voices and genres, including literary fiction, politics, memoirs, narrative nonfiction, sports, history, children's books, and much more.
Weekly online check-in with Superintendent William R. Hite during Covid-19 Pandemic
US CENSUS 2020
A witty take on Census 2020 that starts with false promise of ACTION! ROMANCE! COMEDY!
Reconciliation & Peace building lectures on violence prevention & mediation through the Performing & Visual Arts & Afrocentric Literacy with the Dehkontee Artists Theatre
Showcase of programming created by that Philadelphia youth engaged, educated & empowered through digital media arts providing transformative learning experiences that promote self-expression, collaboration & achievement.
Produced by Youth from Via Lux Teen Media Collective, Salvation Army of Greater Phila., YouthBuild Phila Charter School, Delphi Summer Teen Media Program, OIC Workforce Academy, Harambee Inst of Science & Tech
with guest speakers Councilperson Kendra Brooks, State Senator Art Haywood, State Rep Chris Rabb and Dr. Walter Tsou. on maintaining our most important franchise of voting in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic that is sweeping across America
A Travel Entertainment Series that brings our viewing audience along with us for an adventure each month to share different surprises we find at different International locations.
In response to COVID-19
Grassroots community leaders share how Phila’s Asian American comunity have been affected by anti Asian bias, harassment & threats of violence in the wake of the Corona Virus Crisis & how our communities are responding.
In Honor of MLK African American Clergy in Phila call for decarceration to save lives as we face the urgent coronavirus crisis. City officials listen to stories of incarcerated people, their families & workers in our jails.
Produced by Philly We Rise with Frontline Dads, Media Mobilizing Project, The Youth Art & Self-empowerment Project, Philadelphia Community Bail Fund, Philadelphia Bail Fund, POWER, ACLU of Pennsylvania, Decarcerate PA
Accessible art-making activities toward mental health, expression, and advocacy. With Co-Director Liza and Art students, Jadan & Val on Stop Motion video, banner & mask making, collage and more. Intro music by Meg O'Donnell
In This Pandemic - Feeling powerless in the face of the coronavirus crisis?
Community conversation about how we can take action to support each other
Due Quach, Collective Success Network & Calm Clarity, Michael Wong, Project SHIELDS , Cheryl Molle, Philly Restaurant Server Relief Fund
Training provides the tools to advocate for the right to use vacant land & build community & green open space in neighborhoods. Resources available for growers & issues during COVID-19
PLKK! You are Here: Bhutanese/ Nepali families are forced to flee to refugee camps in Nepal and eventually resettle in Philadelphia.
Created with Shira Walinsky filmmaker, poet Ujjwala Maharjan, Bhutanese Nepali community Editing support Laura Deutch
Open City - Collaborative Poem
Created with Shira Walinsky filmmaker, poet Ujjwala Maharjan, Furness High School students, Editing support Laura Deutch
Better Life Bright Lights: Karen refugee women are forced to flee Burma to the jungle, refugee camps in Thailand and then Philadelphia
Created with Shira Walinsky Filmaker, Naw Doh, Karen community, Editing Support Laura Deutch
I Am America: High School student collaborative poem with Shira Walinsky filmmaker, editing support Laura Deutch
Composition by David Lang for 1,000 broken instruments gathered from Phila schools, performed by 400 member orchestra of students, teachers, amateur & professional musicians. Instruments were then repaired or replaced & returned to schools.
Filmed & edited by Jorge Cousineau & Bob Finkelstein, produced by Capture
Major support for Symphony for a Broken Orchestra was provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, with additional support from the Barra Foundation. Temple Contemporary is part of Tyler School of Art and Architecture at Temple University.
A short 3-act Greek chorus-accompanied Brechtian video about an adjunct who becomes an activist & then a tenure-track professor, raising questions about social responsibility in an exploitative system.
A Philadelphia-based educator, activist & media artist, She worked with community members to create a collaborative 'zine called ‘Arts of Resistance’ that supports criminalized survivors of domestic violence.
Live Taping of five theatrical short plays created by first-time African American Playwrights of the 5 Shorts Project.
3 part Q & A discussion about the meaning and science of Vaping, flavors used to attract younger consumers, concerns with addiction, health coverage & if the product should be banned.
Hosts, Cliff & Andrea Riley, draw from their background as trainers, mentors, and life coaches to offer solutions to “real-lationship” issues. Their approach is compassionate, authentic and dynamic.
Stories of Purpose, Passion, and Solutions about current local and national topics showcasing trending topics that are hard to fathom, need a platform to evaluate and a network to engage.
Featuring a Q & A panel with Leslie Richards, General Manager of SEPTA, Christine Knapp, Director of the City's Office of Sustainability, and Tomika Anglin, Chief of Staff for Council Member Kendra Brooks.