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DBFF: Laughing on with the fest's first comedy show

The Denton Black Film Festival has been a tremendous display of artistic talent, and was a wonderful example of a community coming together to create a masterpiece. Last night, I had the pleasure of attending one of my favorite acts so far! The Comedy Laugh On managed not only to keep me laughing…

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Denton Black Film Festival broadens perspectives

Art is expression. It takes as many forms as there are artists to create it. Even artists working within the same genre produce creations quite different from one another. They incorporate nuances from somewhere within their own imaginations stemming from their unique perspectives, life experiences…

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DBFF: Women's Short Film Block covers all the emotions

The women's short film block challenges how we feel about love, self-worth, and expression. Each director tells a unique story about the human experience. All serve to highlight the different challenges we feel just trying to exist. Viewers are bound to find at least one film that speaks to them on…

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DBFF: “The Voiceless” Provides a Light in the Darkness

All eyes were fixed on the red carpet during the run-up to last weekend’s Golden Globe Awards, but this year it wasn’t the Oscar de la Renta gowns that took center stage. In a beautiful display of unity, all male and female attendees wore black to support the survivors who have recently come forward…

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DBFF: For Ahkeem: One Teen Mother’s Resolve to Succeed

For Ahkeem is the true story of Daje Shelton, a high school junior in St. Louis, Missouri, who is kicked out of the public school system for fighting. Daje—known to her friends as Boonie—is placed in alternative school called the Innovative Concept Academy, an institution that will give her a last…

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