Blog Archive

Mon

Feb 15

2016

#Dentoning this week – February 15, 2016

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, FEBRUARY 15TH ART EXHIBITS Behold the People: R.C. Hickman’s Photographs of Black Dallas […]

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Thu

Feb 11

2016

Thin Line: One Million Steps presents Turkish anguish through tap dance

Maybe you’re out, just a good night out on the town. Maybe you’re with someone, someone special. Maybe y’all go get a drink, a bite to eat, or catch a movie. Or, maybe you find a quiet place, an old skating rink’s parking lot or a hilltop overlooking the city. The stars and the moon […]

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Thu

Feb 11

2016

Thin Line: Ave Rats Lost Downtown demonstrates navigating life in tough times

Ave Rats Lost Downtown, is a short documentary by Christopher Schlumpf, exhibits the homeless youth of Seattle, Washington. It follows a couple of people, and their struggles with homelessness, and particularly speaking, these people live on 4th Ave. The scenes of the film show the contrast of the richer parts of Seattle to its slums. […]

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Wed

Feb 10

2016

Thin Line: Radio Orson

I’m reminded of Little Orphan Annie. Not literally, because I wasn’t alive when it was one of most popular radio programs for kids. In fact, I don’t really even have a reference to it other than Ralphie from “A Christmas Story.” Old Ralphie is remembering his childhood, around 1940, when he would sit by the […]

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Wed

Feb 10

2016

Thin Line: The Man with Four Legs illustrates a surreal tragedy

If you’re into plot-twisting thrillers, I highly recommend The Man with Four Legs, directed and written by Ed Christmas. It trails three young documentarists who are trying to closely follow a schizophrenic man who calls himself James Davis. He has a mysterious gash in his head, and claims to know a woman who does not […]

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Tue

Feb 09

2016

Thin Line: Time Simply Passes looks at justice for a hopeful man

When wrongfully convicted of killing his own seven children, James Richardson faces the death penalty. However, he is released a whopping 21 years later after he is finally proven innocent. Time Simply Passes is a compelling documentary that unveils Richardson’s story of receiving justice, through a 47-year process. James is a small town migrant accused of poisoning […]

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Tue

Feb 09

2016

Thin Line: Life on Bitcoin

It’s no secret that we live in a digital world. We can watch TV on our phones whenever we want, or keep track of far we’ve walked throughout the day on our watches. Mailing physical letters has been outdated for a while now, but the ease and quickness at which emails can be shared now […]

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Mon

Feb 08

2016

Thin Line: Eat White Dirt squashes misconceptions of kaolin

If you want to learn about people eating rock-like minerals, make sure to catch the short film, Eat White Dirt at the Thin Line Film Fest. It is a new eyebrow-raising concept I had never heard of: eating a mineral called kaolin. It shows many people of the south who enjoy consuming this white dirt. […]

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Mon

Feb 08

2016

Thin Line: Re-Kill shows one method of zombie apocalypse survival

Move over, Vampires! Zombies are the new “it” monsters. At this point, most people are referring to the end of days as the zombie apocalypse. Of course, I don’t think most of us actually believe that there is a virus that can bring the dead back to life as flesh-eating psychos that can pass said […]

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Mon

Feb 08

2016

Thin Line Fest’s Photography Events and Gallery Entertainment Announced

Photographers representing the best and most promising local, regional and national talent compete for awards at this year’s Thin Line Fest, February 17-21, in Denton, Texas. Selected photographs will be displayed at print and digital galleries located throughout downtown Denton and are available to the public for free viewing. Photographers are competing in “Best of” […]

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