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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: 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: Poverty, Inc.

When I was choosing my Thin Line films, I was especially excited about Poverty, Inc. Just watching the preview, I felt my heartrate increase and small surge of excitement course through my body. I’ll be honest, I’m 33 years old and I’m still trying to work out my “calling”. I work in logistics. I…

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Thin Line: Poverty, Inc.

As the credits roll for Poverty, Inc. , I just stare at the screen, stunned. I know this feeling. I've been here before. Have you ever seen a documentary that makes you really dive into your belief system? I have. It was at Thin Line 2011 when we saw The Cove. At the time, my family had slowly…

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FOOD - A Thin Line Short

Everyone has a memory of that special comfort meal their mom or dad would make for them as a kid. When I was growing up, my mom’s special meal for me was what she called “Happy Face Sandwiches.” A piece of toast with cheese melted on the top and sliced hot dog weenies arranged into a smiley face…

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