Monday, February 18, 2013
Check out the final screenings at the Thin Line Film Festival
Audience Choice and Best Documentaries winners will screen again Monday night.
DENTON Have you let the week slip by without taking advantage of this year’s Thin Line Film Fest in Denton? It’s not too late to catch some of the highlights. The festival wraps up its final day with more documentaries and the winning screenings of audience picks and best docs.
You can’t go wrong making time for the Audience Choice films, which will be shown on Monday, February 18 at 5 p.m at the Fine Arts Theater, 115 N. Elm St, Denton (on the Square). Not to be missed is Blood Brother, the touching, true story about a young American who finds his calling helping orphaned Indian children infected with the HIV virus. This favorite was the opening feature for Thin Line on February 8 and nabbed the Grand Jury Prize for Documentary and the Audience Award for U.S. Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival last January.
Another must see is Part of the Change, the 13-minute Audience Choice (short), which will also be screened at that time. The film chronicles two weeks in the lives of a group U.S. Vietnam vets who partner with Habitat for Humanity to build homes for Vietnamese families in the Mekong Delta.
Shiloh Field, winner of the DocuDenton 7K Race, and Secondhand Rose, winner of Denton Docs, will also be shown with the Audience Choice awards.
The winners in the Best Documentaries category will be shown on Monday, February 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Fine Arts Theater. Brothers on the Line won Best Feature. The film explores the legacy of the Roy, Walter, and Victor Reuther, three brothers who transformed the United Auto Workers into one of the most powerful and influential labor unions in the country. Contemplate your own mortality while considering the needs of these aging zoo animals in Past Their Prime, which won Best Documentary Short.
Here’s the line-up until the festival ends:
Monday, February 18
1 p.m. Ai Weiwei
3 p.m. 4 Nights in December
5 pm. Audience Choice
7:30 p.m. Best Documentaries
Individual tickets are $8 and can be purchased online or at the door. For more information, visit thinlinefilmfest.com.
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