Global Spirit

Global Spirit is the first "internal travel" series that investigates the most urgent existential, philosophical and spiritual issues of the 21st century. Global Spirit is a unique inquiry into humankind's belief systems, wisdom traditions and states of consciousness. The program offers insights into some of mankind’s deepest existential questions, tracing our collective human journey in the timeless quest for truth, wisdom and understanding.

California is a Place

A series of short beautiful documentaries that tell the stories of unique individuals throughout the Golden State. The films are produced, directed, and shot by Drea Cooper & Zackary Canepari.

The first short, Cannonball, is about skateboarders riding the abandoned and empty pools of Fresno, a city hit hard by the financial debt crisis resulting in numerous foreclosed homes. This is followed by a portrait of Hollywood Superman impersonator, Christopher Dennis, in the short Superman.

Mill Valley First Friday: Naked Truth

Check out the latest Mill Valley First Friday "Naked Truth" at the Mill Valley Library, October 12th 2012. Watch as the library transforms into a venue for seasoned raconteurs and storytelling novices who showcase their human experiences. Each guest will recount a rebellious tale based on the evening's theme: "Breaking the Rules".

Mon 11/05/12 02:00 PM Community Channel
Thu 11/08/12 06:00 PM Community Channel

Global Spirit

Global Spirit is the first internal travel program that investigates the most urgent existential, philosophical and spiritual issues of the 21st century. The program is a unique inquiry into humankind's belief systems, wisdom traditions and states of consciousness. Presented by actor, writer and comedian John Cleese and hosted by author and spiritual seeker Phil Cousineau. Global Spirit features renowned experts such as Deepak Chopra, Karen Armstrong, Robert Thurman, Joanne Shenandoah, Riane Eisler and many others.

Mon 11/05/12 05:00 PM Community Channel

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.