Community Cinema

Community Cinema Comes to Cookeville presented by WCTE and Cookeville Performing Arts Center

Community Cinema Returns to Cookeville

Free Film Screenings presented by WCTE and the Cookeville Performing Arts Center

Community Cinema is a national civic engagement initiative featuring free screenings and curricula for films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens. In 100 cities and online, community members come together to learn, discuss, and get involved in key social issues of our time.

Community Cinema 2014 - 2015 Free Screenings
All screenings are held at the Cookeville Performing Arts Center.

Tuesday, November 18
6:00 pm: Evolution of a Criminal

Evolution of a Criminal, a film by Darius Clark Monroe

In this gripping blend of documentary, true crime, and personal essay, a filmmaker confronts his past, dissecting the circumstances that led him to commit a bank robbery as a young man, and his journey since that act.

Community Cinema 2015 Free Screening Dates

All films are at 6:00 pm:

Tuesday, January 6   A Path Appears
Tuesday, February 3   American Denial
Tuesday, March 10     The Homestretch
Sunday, May 3    Limited Partnership


Cookeville Performing Arts Center - 10 East Broad Street, 38501The Independent Television Service (ITVS)Independent Lens

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