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#dentonbucketlist: Thin Line Fest

A couple of weeks ago, this column talked about the Denton Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) effort to build a Denton Bucket List. Thanks to the many of you who have submitted ideas. Here are some of your additions: Denton Arts & Jazz Festival. Picture by: Ed Steele Photography Go to the Denton…

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New Thin Line Film Category “Our Town Denton”

Thin Line Fest, the international film, national music and regional photography festival, will be held Wednesday through Sunday, February 17-21, 2016 on Denton’s historic downtown square. For five days, Thin Line will deliver an engaging program of high quality documentary films, world-class music…

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Filmmakers Looking Forward to Denton Film Festivals

Filmmakers and audiences from around the world learned something new about Texas at the Awareness Film Festival in Los Angeles (September 10 – 20 th ). Texas is home to the Dallas Cowboys, barbecue and oil fields but it is also home to an ever surprising, vibrant arts community, Denton! Now when these…

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Brian's Dots at Thin Line

Thin Line Fest documentary Brian’s Dots gives us a personal and behind-the-scenes look at the life of artist Brian Delozier. After a tragic ski accident at age 16, Brian’s future looked dim. He manages to overcome his circumstances when he decides to move to Hawaii on his road to healing. His new…

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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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Elgin Park at Thin Line

Thin Line Fest short Elgin Park tells the story of Michael Paul Smith, the creator of Elgin Park. This fictional town depicts 1950s miniatures and model cars, like a better version of Michael’s childhood. After photos of Elgin Park were featured in a car magazine, Michael’s creation began to garner…

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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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Poverty, Inc. at Thin Line

Immediately after viewing the trailer for Poverty, Inc. I was desperate to know more. The topic involved something I participate in and spend money on, but this documentary raises the question of whether this act is actually helpful or possibly perpetuating a problem. The problem starts with…

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Thin Line: Retno’s Refusal

Imagine mountains of stuff. Close your eyes and see the piles and piles upon more piles of all the stuff people have no use for anymore: baskets, furniture pieces, rags, scraps, rotting food, containers, twisted metal and just about any conceivable left over of consumerism. See the little children…

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