ITVS Community Cinema turns 5 years old

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Community Cinema, a free monthly screening series in more than 50 cities nationwide, begins its fifth season this month. It shows Independent Lens films through partnerships with more than 2,500 local organizations such as the American Legion Auxiliary, Amnesty International and the Nature Conservancy. Since September 2005 more than 100,000 people have attended some 1,000 events, making it the biggest public outreach program in noncom or commercial TV, according to ITVS. Up first: D Tour, about an indie rocker’s quest for a new kidney.