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Thin Line........Plan now for 2016!!

The coolness of Denton is built around its people.....pure and simple. Denton is full of creatives, geniuses, talents, curmudgeons, miscreants......and class. From its music, to its performance art, its photography, its festivals, its street parties, its holiday events and its universities, Denton…

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Searching for Eddie Running Wolf at Thin Line

Searching for Eddie Running Wolf takes viewers on an unexpected journey. At the beginning of the film, we learn Edie Running Wolf, a well-known Native American sculptor has been hired by collector Dr. Joseph Hartmann to create a monumental sculpture from marble. The commission remains unfinished for…

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Thin Line: Day Three

I'm sitting in a Denton coffee house, Banter. It's mid-day Friday afternoon and all is quiet on the square. The first film is at 3:00pm, one my festival faves, Poverty, Inc. and I'm just killin' some time before heading back to Campus Theater. Looking around Banter at the photographs hanging on the…

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Thin Line: To Be a Poet

Dear Dad, Nine years of illiteracy and now I can finally write to you Thin Line Fest short To Be a Poet opens with Abe Nouk taking the stage to read his poetry and share his story. But would you believe it? I’m on a stage right now. Others would not understand the depth of how much of an…

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Thin Line: Gifted

Phil Heath I don't know about you, but I so enjoy a healthy dose of feel-good documentaries. They uplift and inspire the viewer, giving us cause to continue our work in the world. Thank you, Thin Line, for bringing us Gifted. Clearly, I am not a bodybuilder. I chose to review this film because of…

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Thin Line: Midlake: Live in Denton, TX

Tonight. TONIGHT! It has finally arrived...opening night of the Thin Line Film Fest. I've got my vacay time approved, bags are packed and loaded; I am Denton bound the second the clock strikes 5:00pm! 4 straight days of films, photography and MUSIC....and ohhhh the music! I am a self-admitted music…

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Thin Line: Alex and Ali

We all have a special someone in our past. A “love of your life” relationship that just happened to have bad timing. Things didn’t work out, but you still think about them. In Alex and Ali, their long distance relationship has been going on for four decades, across cultures and continents. In the…

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Midlake Live from Denton at Thin Line

Undeniably, one of the most talented bands in recent years to call Denton home is Midlake. Upon viewing their fantastic performance in the documentary MIDLAKE – LIVE FROM DENTON, viewers are transported not only to an amazing concert but to the city of Denton itself. Striking and swirling visuals, a…

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Bottom Rung at Thin Line

I have a friend who laughs at everything. She throws her head back. She laughs until tears come out of her eyes. She laughs until she can’t stand anymore, wipes her eyes, blows her nose, and then laughs at herself for laughing. She is a comedian’s dream audience. If you’re looking for belly laughs…

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Camp 72’s Quest for Justice and Healing at Thin Line

I didn't want to watch Camp 72 because I knew it would be an emotional ride. I didn’t want to watch a documentary about rape, murder and war. I usually feel angry and am ready to take up arms to fight whatever evil is portrayed as the villain destroying human spirit. Only to later feel impotent and…

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