Carpenter Performing Arts Center

Community Cinema

All films start at 7pm

The Carpenter Center, a partner of the Independent Television Service, will host five free screenings of ITVS documentary films through its Community Cinema project. We’ll offer guest speakers, information, resources and other programming designed to enrich your experience with each film. Community Cinema engages the audience to learn, discuss and get involved in the key social issues of our time.

Produced by ITVS, CPB, and PBS

Next Up:

Executive Producers: Dyllan McGee & Peter Kunhardt

MAKERS – Evolution of a Criminal

Tue, Dec 2 at 7pm FREE

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.

MAKERS is a six-part PBS series profiling the impact women have had over the past 50 years in six industries — comedy, politics, space, war, business, and Hollywood.





Read about all the Community Cinema films for the season >

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Tickets:Select Film/Date below

MAKERS: Women in Comedy >         

Tue, Oct 14, 2014 at 7pm

Evolution of a Criminal >

Dec 02, 2014 at 7pm

A Path Appears >

Jan 27, 2015

The Homestretch >

Mar 03, 2015

Limited Partnership >

May 19, 2015



Arts For Life Season