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THIN LINE: Kifaru showcases livelihoods of rhino caretakers

“For future generations, we must never forget what extinction looks like.” - Jojo, rhino caretaker at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy The world is a wide and wild place filled all kinds of languages, cultures, and ways of life. Yet some things are universal, and sympathy is one of them. Filmmaker David…

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THIN LINE: Dons of Disco Faces the Music

“If something is a lie, it isn’t a question of fairness. It’s a question of truth.” James Arena, Author of Europe’s Stars of 80s Dance Pop It’s interesting that regardless of the time period or the topic, events of the past connect to things that still happen in the modern day. Whether it’s a…

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DBFF: Late Night Shorts Worth Staying Up For

The Denton Black Film Festival’s late night shorts are a raucous laugh riot. But don’t take them for granted: while these shorts are often hilarious, their quality is seriously high. Here’s a rundown of this year’s late night shorts -- a slate of humorous, raunchy, must-see movies. Viewer…

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DBFF: Alaska is A Drag: An Arctic Journey Toward Hope

In one of the most deliciously ironic ways possible, one thing we all have in common is a sense of not belonging. At some point in our lives, we may have felt out of place. I’m no different; and neither is the film "Alaska is a Drag." What makes films like director Shaz Bennett’s "Alaska is a Drag"…

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Spring Break: Denton Edition

In the coming weeks, students across the nation will be getting that sweet taste of summer. When you hear "Spring Break", most people imagine a resort on a tropical island. Most people don’t realize that you can get the most of your break in Denton. Whether you are a local student getting a break or…

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A Dentoning Date Night

Most people think that the ultimate date night requires a reservation at a restaurant months in advance in a metropolis hunkered with traffic. However, one of the best parts about being in Denton is that you can find some of the finest cuisine to really set off the spark for Valentine’s Day this…

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DBFF: Jerico a story of perserverance, hope

From the beginning of the film, Jerico shines as a historically significant and multi-layered period piece. Jerico, directed by Seckeita Lewis, paints a picture of the past during a time period that was both volatile and progressive. The film features the title character Jerico with his best friend…

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