Denton Black Film Festival

DBFF: Shorts Tell Stories We Don’t Get Anywhere Else

Don’t judge a film by its length. The shorts at this year’s Denton Black Film Festival shine a light on unheralded heroes, silenced voices and topics otherwise unexplored on film or in television. Here is a rundown of four such shorts to add to your festival viewing list this month. Roxë15, directed by Celia C. […]

Published on: Wed, Jan 23, 2019

DBFF: Short on Time, Long on Quality

A lot can happen in under 15 minutes. The shorts of Denton Black Film Festival prove that a film doesn’t need a long runtime to capture an audience or tell an engaging story. “Life,” “Don’t Drink the Water” and “I Got a Call Back” may not be similar in plot, but each is engaging, entertaining […]

Published on: Tue, Jan 22, 2019

#Dentoning this week – Jan. 21, 2019

There’s always something happening in Denton! Our town is filled to the brim with creativity, unique stores and restaurants, talented musicians and it grows each and every day! Here’s what’s happening this week in Denton so you can plan your #Dentoning. MONDAY, JANUARY 21st DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Morning Announcements ART EXHIBITS My Genesis by […]

Published on: Mon, Jan 21, 2019

DBFF: “The Mayor’s Race” is a Timely Political Tale

“The Mayor’s Race” by Loraine Blumenthal, is a documentary centered on Marvin Rees and his goal to become the first African American mayor in the United Kingdom. Born a mixed-race child in the ghettos of Bristol, Marvin Rees experienced violence and poverty his whole life. Armed with a terrific character in Rees, Blumenthal’s film is […]

Published on: Fri, Jan 18, 2019

DBFF: The Broken Rose Offers a Window into the Dark World of Human Trafficking

Like many girls her age, seventeen-year-old Rose wants love. Haunted by a lifetime of abuse and neglect at the hands of both her birth parents and foster family, Rose is elated to meet Darnell after a party one evening. Darnell, who goes by Shaka, is a smooth-talking guy with nice cars. He seems protective. But […]

Published on: Thu, Jan 17, 2019