What: Thin Line, a free documentary film, music and photography festival

When: April 10-14

Where: Screenings are at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St., and at Alamo Drafthouse Denton, 3220 Town Center Trail. Music showcases are at Andy’s Bar, 122 N. Locust St.; Dan’s Silverleaf, 103 Industrial St.; Harvest House, 331 E. Hickory St.; the Ol’ Dirty Basement at J&J’s Pizza, 118 W. Oak St. Photography exhibits are at Armadillo Ale Works, 400 E. Hickory St., the Hickory Street Office building, 207 W. Hickory St., and Golden Triangle Mall, 2201 S. Interstate 35E.

Details: The festival is free, but registration is required;  $99 for a VIP pass, which includes priority access to all venues, green room and exclusive events; $29 for supporter, which includes admission to venues and a festival T-shirt of your choice. For VIP passes, supporter passes or to make a donation, visit the festival's online registration. For more information, visit https://thinline.us/.

Thin Line Festival schedule

April 10

Films*

*Film descriptions are posted at the end of the schedule

Campus Theatre, 214 E. Hickory St.

6:30 p.m. — Well Groomed. 88 minutes. North Texas premiere.

Photography

Photo exhibitions will be ongoing at Armadillo Ale Works, 400 E. Hickory St., the Hickory Street Office building at 207 W. Hickory St., and in the food court area of Golden Triangle Mall, 2201 S. I-35E.

April 11

Films

Alamo Drafthouse Denton, 3220 Town Center Trail

5:30 p.m. — Well Groomed. 88 minutes. Screening theater 1. Encore screening.

6 p.m. — Shorts program 1: Look Up! — “About Steven" (two minutes), “Beneath the Ink" (12 minutes), “Betty Feeds the Animals" (nine minutes), “Event Horizon: How Space Changes Your Perspective on Life" (two minutes), “Launching Flowers into Outer Space" (five minutes), “Mack Minded" (20 minutes), “The Last Steps" (20 minutes), “Under Her Wings" (35 minutes). Screening theater 7.

6:30 p.m. — Love in the Time of Antidepressants. 68 minutes. With short film: “Teeth.” Screening theater 8. North American premiere.

8 p.m. — Shorts Program 2: Two by Two — “Alba: Not Everyone Will Be Taken Into the Future" (10 minutes), “At Arm’s Length" (15 minutes), “Betty Feeds the Animals" (nine minutes), “Do We Belong?" (14 minutes), “Take it Outside" (16 minutes), Screening theater 1.

8:30 p.m. — Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People. 84 minutes. With short film: “A Film Crew Censors Itself.” Screening theater 7. Texas premiere.

9 p.m. — The Mischief Makers. 76 minutes. Screening theater 8. World Premiere.

Photography

Photo exhibitions will be ongoing at Armadillo Ale Works, 400 E. Hickory St., the Hickory Street Office building at 207 W. Hickory St., and in the food court area of Golden Triangle Mall, 2201 S. I-35E.

April 12

Films

Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St.

3:30 p.m. — Love in the Time of Antidepressants. 68 minutes. With short film: “Teeth.” Encore screening.

6 p.m. — Crossroads. 77 minutes. With short film: “Mason Fine: Chasing History.” Texas premiere.

8:30 p.m. — Instant Dreams. 91 minutes. Texas premiere.

Alamo Drafthouse Denton, 3220 Town Center Trail

3 p.m. — Bellingcat – Truth in a Post-Truth World. 84 minutes. Screening theater 8. Texas premiere.

3:30 p.m. — Kirafu. 81 minutes, with subtitles. Screening theater 7. Texas premiere.

4 p.m. — An American Story: Norman Mineta and His Legacy. 59 minutes. Screening theater 1. Texas premiere. With short “Erasing the Border.” 12 minutes.

5:30 p.m. — Shorts Program 3: Take a Chance — “Fit" (13 minutes), “In a Relationship" (21 minutes), “Paradigm Now: The Albizia Project" (five minutes), “Take No Prisoners: A Journey Through Time and Music" (20 minutes), “There’s Something in the Water" (eight minutes), “Wild Wild Wes" (13 minutes). Screening theater 7.

6 p.m. — Behind the Bullet. 84 minutes. Screening theater 7. Texas Premiere.

6:30 p.m. — Shorts Program 4: Play On — “Ethan" (39 minutes), “New Mexico Rain: The Story of Bill and Bonnie Hearne" (26 minutes), “Sound and Sole" (seven minutes), “The Other Side" (10 minutes). Screening theater 1.

8 p.m. — Float. 75 minutes, with subtitles. With short film: “Steiner’s Workshop.” Screening theater 8.

8:30 p.m. — Fading Portraits. 55 minutes, with subtitles. With short film “Al Imam.” Screening theater 7. World premiere.

9 p.m. — Dons of Disco. 86 minutes. Screening theater 1. Texas premiere.

Music

Andy’s Bar, 122 N. Locust St.

9:30 p.m. — Duell

10:30 p.m. — Mountain of Smoke

11:30 p.m. — Whores

Dan’s Silverleaf, 103 Industrial St.

10 p.m. — Mydolls

11 p.m. — Pearl Earl

Ol’ Dirty Basement at J&J’s Pizza, 118 W. Oak St.

9 p.m. — Filth

10 p.m. — Rust Worship

11 p.m. — Soot

Photography

Photo exhibitions will be ongoing at Armadillo Ale Works, 400 E. Hickory St., the Hickory Street Office building at 207 W. Hickory St., and in the food court area of Golden Triangle Mall, 2201 S. I-35E.

April 13

Films

Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St.

10 a.m. — The Crimson Wing: Mystery of the Flamingos by Disneynature. 100 minutes. Family screening.

12:30 p.m. — Kirafu. 81 minutes, with subtitles. Encore screening.

1:15 p.m. — Bellingcat – Truth in a Post-Truth World. 84 minutes. Encore screening.

3 p.m. — Float. 75 minutes, with subtitles. With short film: “Steiner’s Workshop.” Encore screening.

Alamo Drafthouse Denton, 3220 Town Center Trail

10:30 a.m. — The Mischief Makers. 76 minutes. Screening theater 8. Encore screening.

11 a.m. — This Mountain Life. 77 minutes. Screening theater 7. Texas Premiere.

11:30 a.m. — Hiro’s Table. 55 minutes. With short film: “After the Fire.” Screening theater 1. Texas premiere.

12:45 p.m. — An American Story: Norman Mineta and His Legacy. 59 minutes. Screening theater 8. With short “Erasing the Border.” 12 minutes. Encore screening.

1:30 p.m. — Community First: A Home for the Homeless. 65 minutes. Screening theater 7. With short film: “Molly & Ann.” North Texas premiere.

2 p.m. — Shorts Program 5: All of Us — “All Inclusive" (10 minutes), “Places Disturbed" (13 minutes), “The Derby" (15 minutes), “Tinkering With the TEKS" (14 minutes), “Voices of Maria" (30 minutes). Screening theater 1.

3 p.m. — Behind the Bullet. 84 minutes. Screening theater 8. Encore screening

4 p.m. — The World Before Your Feet. 95 minutes. Screening theater 7. North Texas premiere.

4:30 p.m. — Midnight Traveler. 87 minutes. With subtitles. Screening theater 1. Texas premiere. (Winner of the Sundance Film Festival Documentary Special Jury Award for No Borders.)

5:15 p.m. — Crossroads. 77 minutes. With short film: “Mason Fine: Chasing History.” Screening theater 8. Encore screening.

6:30 p.m. — Jawline. 98 minutes. Screening theater 7. (Winner of Sundance U.S. Documentary Jury Award for Emerging Filmmaker)

7 p.m. — Satan and Adam. 80 minutes. Screening theater 1. Texas premiere.

8 p.m. — Dons of Disco. 86 minutes. Screening theater 1. Encore screening.

9 p.m. — Shorts Program 6: Point of View — “Beto O’Rourke: Portrait of a Campaign for U.S. Senate" (seven minutes), “Crossed (15 minutes),” “Ephraim" (29 minutes), “Girl in the Hallway" (10 minutes), “Mr. Overton" (13 minutes), “Sunflowerman" (five minutes). Screening theater 7.

9:15 p.m. — Instant Dreams. 91 minutes. Screening theater 1. Encore screening.

Music

Andy’s Bar, 122 N. Locust St.

10:30 p.m. — Convoy and the Cattlemen

12:30 p.m. — Pinkish Black

Dan’s Silverleaf, 103 Industrial St.

9 p.m. — Bill Hearne

11 p.m. — Erika Wennerstrom

Harvest House, 331 E. Hickory St.

9 p.m. — M3CCA

10 p.m. — Cure for Paranoia

Photography

Photo exhibitions will be ongoing at Armadillo Ale Works, 400 E. Hickory St., the Hickory Street Office building at 207 W. Hickory St., and in the food court area of Golden Triangle Mall, 2201 S. I-35E.

9 to 10:30 a.m. - Early Bird coffee & critiques: Portfolio review at the Hickory Street Office building, 207 W. Hickory St. Bring up to 10 photographs for a panel of photographers to offer opinions, suggestions and general feedback in a quick 10-minute critique on impact, composition, technique and more.

10:30 a.m. to noon - Instant Film Photography Talk & #PolaWalk at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. A series of hands-on interactive demonstrations on and around the Square with the Instant Film Society’s Andy Odom, Armand Kohandani and co-founder Daniel Rodrigue will walk attendees. The talk imparts some best-practice tips and tricks on how to snap reliable instant photos.

noon to 2 p.m. - a photography shootout. Photographers gather at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm Street, then start shooting a designated subject for two hours. Shooters have until 2 p.m. to file or post 2-3 images on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or email. Winner will announced during afternoon Portfolio Review Session at 5 p.m. at UNT on the Square.

2 to 3:30 p.m. - Photojournalism "Secrets" panel at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. Two-hour panel of long-time photojournalists and documentary photographers will answer questions about shooting dramatic, compelling moments and how to expand on the image in writing captions.

4 p.m. - O. Rufus Lovett photography talk at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. ‘Light Awareness and Spontaneity’ – Lovett’s editorial work has appeared in Texas Monthly, People magazine, Money, Gourmet, Saveur, Texas Highways, Houstonia, LensWork, Time and LIFE

5 to 6 p.m. - Happy Hour Critiques & Portfolio Review. Bring up to 10 photographs for a panel of photographers to offer opinions, suggestions and general feedback in a 10-minute critique reviewing impact, composition, technique and more.

April 14

Films

Campus Theatre

3:30 p.m. — Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People. 84 minutes. With short film: “A Film Crew Censors Itself.” Encore screening.

6 p.m. — Satan and Adam. 80 minutes. Encore screening.

Alamo Drafthouse Denton, 3220 Town Center Trail

Noon — Hiro’s Table. 55 minutes. With short film: “After the Fire.” Screening theater 8. Encore screening.

12:30 p.m. — Building the American Dream. 75 minutes, with subtitles. Screening theater 7. With short film: “_____, Texas”

1 p.m. — The World Before Your Feet. 95 minutes. Screening theater 1. Encore screening.

2:30 p.m. — Community First: A Home for the Homeless. 65 minutes. Screening theater 8. With short film: “Molly & Ann.” Encore screening.

3 p.m. — Midnight Traveler. 87 minutes. With subtitles. Screening theater 7. Encore screening. (Winner of the Sundance Film Festival Documentary Special Jury Award for No Borders.)

3:30 p.m. — Jawline. 98 minutes. Screening theater 1. (Winner of Sunday U.S. Documentary Jury Award for Emerging Filmmaker)

5 p.m. — Fading Portraits. 55 minutes, with subtitles. With short film “Al Imam.” Screening theater 8. Encore screening.

5:30 p.m. — Always in Season. 89 minutes, mature themes. Screening theater 7.

6 p.m. — This Mountain Life. 77 minutes. Screening theater 1. Encore screening.

Music

Harvest House, 331 E. Hickory St.

6 p.m. — Kwinton Gray

Photography

Photo exhibitions will be ongoing at Armadillo Ale Works, 400 E. Hickory St., the Hickory Street Office building at 207 W. Hickory St., and in the food court area of Golden Triangle Mall, 2201 S. I-35E.

Feature film descriptions

Always in Season — Claudia Lacy wants answers. When her 17-year-old son, Lennon, was found hanging from a swing set in Bladenboro, North Carolina, the authorities quickly ruled his death a suicide. In light of suspicious details surrounding his death, and certain that her son would not take his own life, Claudia is convinced Lennon was lynched.

An American Story: Norman Mineta and His Legacy — Norman Mineta is one of the most influential Asian Americans in the history of our nation. A child of immigrants, his uniquely American story charts a path from the shame experienced as an American citizen inside a U.S. internment camp to a public service career that included 20 years in the U.S. Congress and serving in the Cabinets of two Presidents from different parties.

Behind the Bullet — Every year, almost 40,000 people are shot and killed in America. Each shooting devastates the victim's family and friends. Behind the Bullet explores a side of gun violence that's rarely talked about — the impact a shooting has on the shooter. Four individuals share how pulling the trigger changed them emotionally, physically, psychologically and spiritually.

Bellingcat - Truth in a Post-Truth World — (English subtitles) A first-hand look into the revolutionary rise of the “citizen investigative journalist” collective known as Bellingcat. Composed of various distinct personalities from around the globe, Bellingcat is an online association of talented and dedicated truth-seekers utilizing advanced digital research techniques to upend the world of journalism.

Building the American Dream — Across Texas an unstoppable construction boom drives urban sprawl and luxury high-rises. Its dirty secret: abuse of immigrant labor. Grieving their son, a Mexican family campaigns for a life-and-death safety ordinance. A Salvadorian electrician couple owed thousands in back pay fights for their children’s future. A bereaved son battles to protect others from his family's preventable tragedy. The film reveals shocking truths about the hardworking immigrants who build the American dream, from which they are excluded.

Community First — An examination of an extraordinary new movement in Austin, which is transforming the lives of homeless people.

Crossroads — A group of African-American teenagers from impoverished areas in Charlotte, North Carolina embark on an unlikely journey with an unlikely leader as they learn a sport unheard of in their communities, lacrosse. In this ESPN sports documentary, incredible bonds formed between a coach and his players demonstrate that love and compassion can change lives.

Dons of Disco — A lip-syncing scandal pits an American singer against an Italian male model over the legacy of 1980s 'Italo disco' star Den Harrow. In the 1980s, Den Harrow dominated the European pop charts. Thirty years later, American photographer Thomas Barbèy makes a startling revelation: He was “the secret voice” behind the project, and Italian Stefano Zandri has allegedly been lip-syncing for decades.

Fading Portraits — (English subtitles) A rare insight into a society where the government plays a pivotal role in artists' lives, controlling the fate of their work, and subsequently their role within a society. Iran is one such society, and renowned documentarian and photographer Maryam Zandi is one such artist. The film documents her struggle, strength, and persistence in having her voice — and the voice of all artists in similar societies — heard.

Float — (English subtitles) Imagine traveling halfway across the world, descending over 400 feet underground in a tiny elevator, and spending nearly a week in the vast, cathedral-like salt mines under Romania to compete in the most elite model airplane contest on the planet. Follow the tumultuous journey of Brett Sanborn and Yuan Kang Lee, two American competitors as they prepare for and compete at the World Championships.

Hiro’s Table — Over a 16-year span, master chef Hiroji Obayashi and his wife Yasuyo managed the day to day operation of their intimate Mom and Pop restaurant, Hirozen Gourmet, nestled in the unlikely corner of a West Hollywood strip mall. The film is a tribute to the subtleties of Hiro's unique culinary vision and the perseverance it took for his family to transition from immigrant business owners to established restaurateurs.

Instant Dreams — When Polaroid announced the end of instant film in 2008, the last still working factory was bought by a small group of enthusiasts. Among them is the retired scientist Stephen Herchen, who previously collaborated with the inventor of Polaroid and is still trying to unravel the secret of the lost chemical formula.

Jawline — Austyn Tester — handsome and 16 — feels oppressed by the confines of life in his small hometown in Tennessee. But in the online-streaming world, Austyn is adored by thousands of young girls, all eager for his “likes,” his attention, or just to hear him say their name. For Austyn and many like him, a big enough fan base could mean a ticket out of rural America and into a new life of wealth and fame — quite the undertaking when you’re coming of age.

Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People — Joseph Pulitzer, a Hungarian immigrant, became a successful businessman, reporter and publisher with his New York newspaper, The World, for four decades. He spoke of “fake news” over 100 years ago and fought the dangers that the suppression of news have a democracy.

Kifaru — Kifaru provides exclusive access that follows the lives of two young, Kenyan recruits that join Ol Pejeta Conservancy's rhino caretaker unit — a small group of rangers that care for and protect Sudan, the last male northern white rhino or kifaru in Swahili. (Slamdance Grand Jury — Audience Award winner.)

Love in the Time of Antidepressants — Documentary making doesn’t get much more intimate than turning the camera on yourself and your mentally ill mother. Australian filmmaker, Paul Gallasch, does just that in a compelling tale of love, dedication and dependence.

Midnight Traveler — When the Taliban puts a bounty on Afghan director Hassan Fazili’s head, he is forced to flee with his wife and two young daughters. Capturing their uncertain journey, Fazili shows both the danger and desperation of their multi-year odyssey. (Winner of Sundance World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for No Borders.)

Satan and Adam — Satan and Adam chronicles the unlikely pairing of legendary one-man-band Sterling "Mr. Satan" Magee and harmonica master Adam Gussow. Shot over 20 years, the film showcases one of the greatest blues duos you probably never got a chance to see. Magee and Gussow came together on the streets of Harlem in the 1980s, a time when race relations in New York City were at an all-time low.

The Crimson Wing: Mystery of the Flamingos — In a remote and forgotten wilderness, one of nature's last great mysteries unfolds: the birth, life and death of a million crimson-winged flamingos. Against a dramatic backdrop of never-before-filmed landscapes, these secretive birds struggle to survive and prevail over danger and fate. The Crimson Wing was the second feature to be released by Disneynature.

The Mischief Makers — Experience a yearlong dive into a public, but self-managed high school in the south of Paris, France. Throughout the academic year, follow the efforts of the teaching staff to motivate their students to work, the students' anxiety about their end of year exam and the political dramas playing out in the high school. At the end, it is a perspective on the difficulties of being a teenager in France in the modern era.

The World Before Your Feet — There are 8,000 miles of sidewalks, paths and roads in New York City and for the past six years Matt Green has been walking them all. A five-borough journey that stretches from the barbershops of Harlem to 9/11 murals in Staten Island.

This Mountain Life — The awe that mountainous landscapes evoke is universal, yet most of us seldom venture into true wilderness. This film follows a mother-daughter team that sets out for six months in a tent in the winter mountains; a group of nuns inhabiting a mountain retreat to be closer to God; a photographer buried in an avalanche; an impassioned alpinist; a focused snow artist; a couple who has been living off grid in the mountains for nearly 50 years.

Well Groomed — Follow four champion groomers and their gorgeous, vibrant dogs through a year in the life on the technicolor competition circuit, playfully exploring their creative process. From South Carolina to California, New York to Arkansas, these women are revolutionizing the age-old question — what is art?

LUCINDA BREEDING can be reached at 940-566-6877 and via Twitter at @LBreedingDRC.

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