Blog Archive

Fri

Mar 22

2019

THIN LINE: Hiro’s Table Shows the Real Heroes Are Our Family Members

At times, writing this blog felt more like a restaurant review than a film review. In Hiro’s Table, writer and director Lynn Hamrick explores the professional life span of  master chef Hiroji Obayashi and his wife Yasuyo over the course of 16 years. It’s safe to say that this documentary was a delicious take on […]

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Wed

Mar 20

2019

THIN LINE: Dons of Disco Faces the Music

“If something is a lie, it isn’t a question of fairness. It’s a question of truth.” James Arena, Author of Europe’s Stars of 80s Dance Pop It’s interesting that regardless of the time period or the topic, events of the past connect to things that still happen in the modern day. Whether it’s a celebrity […]

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Fri

Mar 15

2019

Three reasons to fest at Thin Line this year

As you know, I’m a man of high taste. You’ve seen my dining recommendations, and if you’re wise, you’ve taken my dating advice, too. But I’m reaching out with a different kind of advice today–the kind that will save you time and money, and bring you boundless opportunities for fun and discovery. You don’t have […]

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Tue

Apr 24

2018

Thin Line Film Fest 2018: It’s a Wrap

Thin Line Fest wrapped up its 11th year this past Sunday night. What originated as Texas’ only all- documentary festival has morphed into a Film, Music and Photo festival that continues to push us toward other avenues where we can hear or see stories unfold. While the volunteers that brought Thin Line to life these […]

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Thu

Apr 19

2018

THIN LINE: Strap In For a Wild and Heartrending Ride on Anote’s Ark

So many of the films in this year’s stellar Thin Line fest lineup have one striking theme in common: They take global conflicts, and narrow in on the human element at the heart of the issue. This is especially true for Anote’s Ark, a moving story of climate change that is unlike any other film […]

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Mon

Apr 16

2018

THIN LINE: Sunrise Storyteller lifts up the soul

In a world of suffering and conflict, a Canadian teenager makes positivity her mission. In the documentary Sunrise Storyteller, Kasha Sequoia Slavner is not an ordinary teenager; in fact she’s extraordinary.  As a child living in a one-parent home, she learned the challenges of disadvantage. To change her narrative, Slavner sets out on an inspirational journey. With the help of a couple of fundraisers, Slavner finds herself on the other side of the world. In the many countries she visits, […]

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Thu

Apr 12

2018

THIN LINE: Between the Shades discusses labels and their importance

Between the Shades, Directed by Jill Salvino Sexuality and gender can be fluid, but in a world obsessed with labels how do we identify? Between the Shades tackles the complexities of labeling sexuality. It is an insightful look at the power labels have on our perceptions of each other and ourselves. Do they box us in or do they provide us with freedom? Director Jill […]

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Wed

Apr 11

2018

THIN LINE: Out of State showcases finding your true identity

Water is often a symbolic representation of rebirth. It washes our bodies, and sometimes even cleanses our souls. In Out of State, we follow a man’s journey to redemption. Like, a fish swimming upstream, David must find a way to the other side. Out of State, directed by Ciara Lacy, is the story of a […]

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Sun

Jan 14

2018

Texas Highways Joins Thin Line Fest to Bring Travel to the Big Screen

Mark Twain once said, “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.” Experiencing places beyond our own life’s borders makes us […]

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Mon

Apr 17

2017

#Dentoning this week – April 17, 2017

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, APRIL 17TH DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Denton Radio in the Morning LIVE with […]

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