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Democracy Now! "Expanding the Debate"

Watch Democracy Now's "Expanding the Debate" program held at the Osher Jewish Community Center, Tuesday October 16th, crewed by CMCM staff and members. The special featured Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein and Justice Party nominee Rocky Anderson responding to the same questions posed to President Obama and Mitt Romney in the final debate of the campaign. In addition, there was a pre-debate segment included Ai-jen Poo of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, University of San Francisco Professor Stephen Zunes, and Norman Solomon, co-founder of

The Lens

Marin TV will be running "The Lens", a daily digest of the festival, which will include interviews with filmmakers, actors, and audiences.

For the duration of the festival, The Lens will air at 5 pm every day on the Marin TV Education Channel (Comcast Channel 30 & AT&T Channel 99), and will repeat again at 10 pm. Tune in!

Away from your TV? Don't worry, you can watch it on our livestream at: and later in the day at

Economics of Happiness

'Going Local' is the way to repair our fractured world - our ecosystems, our societies, and ourselves. With stunning footage and though provoking commentary from thinkers from six continents, the film demonstrates that a better world is not only possible, it's within our reach.

Fri 10/12/12 10:00 AM Channel 26
Wed 10/17/12 06:30 PM Channel 26

This film is also available with Spanish subtitles, here are the airdates:

Sat 10/27/12 07:30 PM Channel 26
Mon 10/22/12 02:30 PM Channel 26

Why Sustainability Matters

Join The Sustainables and Friends in Questioning the Candidates: "Why Sustainability Matters In Washington & Sacramento".

A forum among the candidates for United States Congress — Jared Huffman(D) and Dan Roberts(R), and the candidates for California State Assembly — Michael Allen(D) and Marc Levine(D). The candidates answer questions on the environment, equity, and the economy.

Moderator: Ann Hancock, Executive Director: The Climate Protection Campaign

Sun 10/14/12 08:00 PM Channel 30
Wed 10/17/12 05:00 PM Channel 30
Fri 10/19/12 08:00 PM Channel 30

October 3rd Election Specials - Live!

Catch these Live Election Specials from Marin TV

Eye of the Storm

Eye of the Storm relives the night of the controversial execution of Stanley "Tookie" Williams.

On the night of December 13, 2005, San Quentin Village was hit by a media storm generated by the coming execution of Crips co-founder Tookie Williams. The film's director, Kramer Herzog, is a resident of the village, and in return for the use of his property, the FOX National News crew granted Herzog permission to film and interact with them over the course of the 24 hours leading up to the midnight execution.

The Assembly Candidate Debate

On Saturday, September 8th, the League of Women Voters of Marin County presented a debate with the two candidates for State Assembly - incumbent Michael Allen, and San Rafael Councilman Marc Levine. Allen and Levine responded to a wide range of topics from state government legislative reform, to if elected, how they would appeal to non-democratic constituents.

The debate was directed/produced by Veda Florez and moderated by League President, Margy Eller. Anne Layzer and Kelly O'Mara posed questions submitted by nearly one hundred Marin County residents.

Portraits from the Occupation

Occupy Wall Street celebrates it's first year on September 17th and Marin TV marks the occasion with an insightful series on Occupy Oakland.

Portraits from the Occupation is an artist project by Alex Abramovich and Lucy Raven. The project comprises a series of video interviews with sixteen individuals involved with or impacted by Occupy Oakland. The interviews were recorded in March and April 2012 and include a diversity of community voices - from organizers to the mayor. Originally featured at the Oakland Museum and presented on television for the first time by Marin TV.

Label GMO Symposium

Held at the Community Center in San Rafael July 25th, experts speak about the benefits of GMO Labeling, and the upcoming initiative - Proposition 37 "Our Right to Know - Label GMO's" on the 2012 ballot. Find out the effects of Genetically Modified Organisms and why we should all be more concerned about the food we eat.

Robin Carpenter, KWMR Radio talk-show host, is the moderator for two panel experts: Jeffrey Smith, author of "Seeds of Deception" & "Genetic Roulette", and Pamm Larry, leader of the California GMO Labeling Initiative.


International Forgiveness Day

Don't miss the 16th International Forgiveness Day celebration. Those that are awarded as champions or heroes of forgiveness are people who have courageously and dramatically stepped forward to demonstrate and exemplify the concepts of forgiveness, reconciliation and peace.

Speakers include: Matthew Fox, a former Catholic priest and internationally known teacher and Sarah Lahey who, after surviving parental abuse as a child, founded "Hunting for Happiness", a non-profit committed to teaching forgiveness.

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