Video Programs

 

Programming at Arlington Independent Media is comprised of productions facilitated through AIM members as well as incorporated from other independent producers.  This list is subject to change as programs are rotated in between their schedules of production.  Click on the link "About Programming" to learn more.

To see what will be airing on AIM-TV, view our programming schedule or see our programming calendar for the upcoming week.

Watch our programming on Comcast channel 69 or Verizon channel 38 in Arlington, Virginia, or streaming live on our homepage.

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Africa's Vision Network

Produced by Gloria Fleming, this program presents and discusses issues pertaining to the African-American community. Witness an assortment of interviews delving into aspects of history and heritage, social awareness, and cultural reflection.

Aging Matters

Produced and hosted by Cheryl Beversdorf, this program centers on information and interviews with representatives from local and community organizations to provide advice about aging related services as a resource for Arlington residents 50+ years and older and their families.

A.I.M. After School Program

Produced by Nathan Bynum, fellow AIM Staffer. From the wild creativity Arlington's youth attending local elementary schools, these short films are a series of imaginative stories written and directed by the students themselves.

 

A.I.M. Shorts

From field and studio class production projects to individual short films completed by our producers, these videos encompass a diverse array of content through various scopes of storytelling mechanisms.

Animal Issues

A documentary program that reviews archived reality footage exposing horrible mistreatment of animals throughout the United States and the movements striving resolve them.

 

The Apology of Socrates

Produced by Cameron Pippitt and starring Daniel Lyons, this program portrays a monologue from the classical work by Plato which depicts the Greek philosopher, Socrates, during the trial charging him of impiety.

Arlington Committee of 100

The Committee of 100 has been Arlington's principal forum for citizen education in public affairs since its founding in 1954. The monthly dinner meetings provide an informative setting in which issues of local, regional, and state interest are discussed in an atmosphere that promotes communication over conflict.

 

A Seat at the Table

Produced by Craig Syphax and hosted by Krysta Jones, this is a talk show program featuring guests who represent various local organizations and discusses their community engagement while concentrating on the methods involved in doing so.

 

AWN Presents

Produced by Heff Munson, this program features a compilation of interviews and performances previously broadcasted on Don Hammond's Arlington Weekly News.

Black Heritage Museum Presents

Produced by Craig Syphax, this program concentrates on black history in Arlington County and Washington D.C., featuring interviews, chronicling historical events, and hosting community gatherings.  

Bookman's Corner

Produced by Charles Goolsby and hosted by Lois Lindstrom, an assortment of prominent authors sojourn at the table and discuss their content of their novels as well as the development that led to their inception.

 

Brethren Voices

Produced by Ed Groff, this program originates from the Church of the Brethren Community Television and features interviews engaging notable figures active in the local community services.

 

Candidate Conversations

This program features interviews with candidates for the Arlington County Board, produced and hosted by Arlington Independent Media.

Catholic Life

Produced and hosted by Dr. John Buckreis, this program invites and interviews people who are doing good things for others in the community. From doctors to priests, nuns to teachers, anyone seeking to make a helpful difference are welcomed to convey their experiences.

 

Comic Books and Social Justice

Produced by Kim Phillip and hosted by Arlington Young Democrats, this program is an interview with Jeff P. Weaver, former campaign manager for Bernie Sanders during the 2016 elections, and focuses on the subject of comic books and how they can affect or compel social justice in the world.

Community Spotlight

This program focuses on members of the Arlington Community who are actively involved with providing helpful services to those in need, produced and hosted by Arlington Independent Media.

Conversations About The Tough Stuff

Produced by Kate Dorrell, this program focuses on certain discussions families may experience when approaching older members about stages of lifestyle transition and health.

DC's Got Talent

Produced by Myrna Sparks and Ricardo Bailey, this is a program that interviews local artists and entrepreneurs throughout the Washington D.C. area.

 

Democracy Now!

Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez that seeks to provide access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S. corporate-sponsored media.

 

D-Life TV

Produced by Sussan Yekta, this is a program focused on how Persians have adapted to living in the United States and how they are sharing their culture with American life.  It also shines a spotlight on Persian traditions that can be passed down to the new generation of Iranian Americans.

 

Don Hammond's Arlington Weekly News 

Produced by Heff Munson, AWN is your local news spot for community announcements and current events throughout Arlington County. 

 

Embracing Arlington Arts Candidates Forum 2018

Janet Kopenhaver, Chair of Embracing Arlington Arts, in cooperation with Arlington Independent Media, hosted a forum between the two candidates running for the County Board in 2018, John Vihstadt and Matt de Ferranti. Appearing before a standing-room-only crowd, each candidate answered questions posed by Arlington residents, including initiatives that would pursue to grow the arts industry in Arlington, their views on the importance of the arts in Arlington, their priorities for funding the arts, and much more.

Fashion Notes

Olga Jevtich is a fashion designer, an active member of US Fashion International, and winner of 2003 Ms. Virginia Senior America. She produces and hosts this program that showcases present-day fashion trends and interviews with other designers, artists in the DC metropolitan area.

 

Fast Forward

Produced and hosted by a team of talented AIM members, this is a monthly series about science fiction, fantasy, and horror. This program has been in production since 1989, featuring in-depth interviews with top professionals and fans, book and media reviews, special reports, convention news, and much more!

 

Gardening News and Views

Produced by Dr. John Buckreis, this program is an exploration into the gardening world; examining topics from beautiful flowers and shrubs to issues concerning insects and diseases. Featuring interviews with various experts on these subjects.

 

GMU TeleCourses

These are segments from George Mason University Television that include educational, promotional, and community outreach programming with subjects delving into topics such as science and technology, the liberal arts, and others.

 

Good News

Produced and hosted by Adjoa Akyeampong, this program discusses the Christian gospel in a simplified form.

 

Green TV

Green TV tells truths no other show will. Watch Green TV for folks you won't see anywhere else: Greens and Independents.

High School Sports

Produced by Michael Shea, a wide array of sports games from local Arlington high schools receive professional coverage and commentary.  From tennis to field hockey, gymnastics to cross country, baseball to soccer, each sport in the county gets its chance in the spotlight.

 

In Case You Missed It

Produced by Michael Shea, this program documents events and panel discussions regarding social issues and developments taking place within Arlington County.

 

In Conversation

Produced by Michael Shea, this program brings local civic leaders together in informal settings for casual conversations about community issues and opinions.

International Investor

Produced and hosted by Robert Sherretta, this award-winning program provides an overview of the economic development of nations, the growth and complexities of international markets, and the inherent risks and potential rewards among them for investors.

 

Late Night Filler

Produced and hosted by Heff Munson, this program is a compilation of musical pieces, animations, and comedy videos all developed and performed by Mr. Munson himself.

 

Lubber Run Performances

Hosted at the Lubber Run Amphitheater, this program is a series of the performances shown during the Summer season.

Media Watch on Hunger and Poverty

Produced and hosted by Bill Shickler, this is a program that engages activism against the corrosive social plagues leading to hunger and poverty domestically and throughout the world.

 

Mongolian TV

Produced by Sarantuya Tsedevsuren, this program stems from a weekly television magazine consisting of 3-5 different programs containing live interviews, community news, and cultural exploration.

 

One Honest Nation

Produced by Devin Wheeler, this program features interviews and musical performances as well as commentaries and comedy skits about current events.

Passion For Truth

Produced by M.S. Chawla, this is a political panel discussion program touching upon various topics relative to present-day concerns.

 

Perils For Pedestrians

Produced and hosted by John Z. Wetmore, this program examines problems confronting pedestrians in various communities and evaluates solutions to those issues from across the United States and around the world.

 

Perspectives of Interfaith

Produced and hosted by Zarinah Shakir, this program seeks to dispel the myths and stereotypes of various faith traditions through dialogue and discussion with the practitioners of these very faiths; ones of which include Abrahamic, Non-Abrahamic, and other Earth traditions.

 

Policy Matters

Produced by Michael Shea, this program is compiled of interviews with and commentaries by activists, policy experts and government officials on economy, education, and environment issues.

 

Punjabi Community Hour

Produced by M.S. Chawla, this program features inspirational music performances and hymns recited and contemplated by Punjabi Sikh Gurus from a local Gurdwara.

 

Rosebud Films

These are the many films that have been showcased at AIM’s Rosebud Film Festival.

 

Senior Living Alexandria

Produced by MaryAnne Beatty, this is a talk show program containing interviews and discussions exploring services and applications available for senior citizens in Alexandria, Virginia.

 

The Square Circle

Produced by James Kidd, this program hosts a weekly panel discussion that openly reviews and debates significant current events occurring in domestic and international policy.

 

Star Crash®

Produced by Edie Meyers, Star Crash® is a women's themed sci-fi soap opera where women have taken over the universe.  As the galaxies collide, do these characters handle power differently? Or are they corrupted by the same influences and temptations?

Telepathic TV

Produced and hosted by R. Neville Johnson and Mary Phelan, this program discusses and explores concepts pertaining to metaphysical studies. Every episode seeks to bring you to the forefront of new consciousness, to enlighten and empower, so you can bring more light into your own life.

 

This Is A Session

Produced by Rusty Roberts, this program is an extension of its radio origin, This Is Not A Show, from WERA 96.7FM and features live performances by local and traveling bands alike.

Tilahun Gessesse

Produced and hosted by Mesfin Bezu, this program focuses on the music, drama, comedy, religion, and education of Ethiopia; featuring community news and information from local venues and abroad.

 

Turkish American Hour

Produced by Hurriet Ok, this program seeks to inform and educate about Turkish life, art, and culture. A second half-hour segment follows with more news and programs about personalities, businesses, and events in the Turkish-American community.

 

UMON-TV

Produced by Uranchimeg Brangan, this is a Mongolian television program that includes pieces from news casting, public interests and events, as well as entertainment.

 

Uniquely NOVA

Produced by Matt Godino and Lin Gen, this program features short documentaries about unique people and locations in the northern Virginia community.

Vietnamese TV

An hour-long segment produced by Phillips Nguyen, this is a weekly program that features news and current affairs for the Vietnamese community of Northern Virginia. A half-hour segment follows, produced by Bui Duong Liem, staging a talk show program that showcases various aspects of Vietnamese culture and life by interviewing prominent local leaders, scientists, musicians, priests, social workers, and more.

 

Voices From The DMV

Produced by Antonio Villaronga, and also produced as a radio program on WERA 96.7FM, this program features performances by independent musical artists local to the DC Metropolitan area.

Word and Spirit Encounter

Produced by Adjoa Akyeampong, this is a program that documents various scripture readings from local reverends examining the Christian gospel.

 

Youth Can Change the World

Produced and hosted by Nathan Bynum, this program features interviews with young guests who are embarking on community activism and media advocacy ventures striving to positively change the world locally and throughout.