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Jan 29

2018

#Dentoning this week – January 29, 2018

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 29TH DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Denton Radio in the Morning LIVE with […]

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Sun

Jan 28

2018

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, but also […]

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Wed

Jan 24

2018

DBFF: Word is Bond explores hip-hop lyricists and their raps

Word is Bond is a documentary filmed by Sacha Jenkins that explores the importance of lyricism in a genre rooted in the strength and struggle of its people.  It is a language crafted by poets, which went on to transform history. While the film is largely about the creative process, it is mostly about how […]

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Mon

Jan 22

2018

#Dentoning this week – January 22, 2018

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 22ND DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Denton Radio in the Morning LIVE with […]

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Sun

Jan 21

2018

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, feelings, values – all aspects of our humanness that make […]

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Thu

Jan 18

2018

DBFF: “Making SkyBreak” is an Entertaining Tale of Music, Passion and Collaboration

Many of us remain attached to our hometowns long after we move away. The people, places and things that helped make us who we are live on forever as treasured memories. While our upbringings may also be filled with strife, trials and tribulations, home will always have a piece of our heart. This is one […]

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Wed

Jan 17

2018

DBFF: “Black Cop” Cuts Deep with Incisive, Insightful Storytelling

Roughly a year ago, audiences were shocked, thrilled and brought to their feet by the darkly comic Get Out, a blockbuster from the mind of comedian-auteur Jordan Peele. Peele’s critical and financial smash is currently making award season waves, further signaling that audiences of all types have a special place in their heart for films […]

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Tue

Jan 16

2018

DBFF: Miracles and Muzik and These Beats Ain’t Free Explore the Highs and Lows of Life in the Music Industry

Hip-hop artists and pop stars receive no shortage of praise and adoration, but what about the producers that help those musicians craft their biggest hits? Two of the Denton Black Film Festival’s exhibitions will explore the hectic, competitive, and often thankless world of music production. Miracles and Muzik, a documentary by Dallas director Jeff Adair, […]

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Mon

Jan 15

2018

#Dentoning this week – January 15, 2018

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 15TH DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Denton Radio in the Morning LIVE with […]

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Fri

Jan 12

2018

DBFF: History of black community in Denton front and center in art exhibit Freedman’s Town 2.0

Later this month, the Denton Black Film Festival will open with four days of film about the black experience. The vast majority of these films highlight situations faced outside of Texas, and some were even filmed outside of the United States. But what of the stories of Dentonites? Since its inception, Denton Black Film Festival […]

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