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We need your help to make this year's fest possible. Click the link above to register as a volunteer.
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Thin Line Fest welcomes these 2017 sponsors, providing the support needed to offer free general admission .
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Yes, the festival is free this year; BUT! you have to register and then pick up your badge at the fest. We'll be scanning badges at all indoor events.
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Our attendance keeps going up, and so can your ROI! Now through January 31st, download the 2017 Sponsorship & Ad Brochure and get in on the TLFX action!
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Submissions are open through January 15th. Submit your film or photograph today and your eligible for over $30K in cash and prizes!
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A cash award for the best film and photograph that gives voice to the issues affecting the lives of women.

"We absolutely love this festival, and we are looking forward to enjoying it for many years to come!"

Katrina Cain, Thin Line 2016

Documentary Film

Thin Line Film is Texas' only all-documentary film festival. Films from around the world and around the corner.

Multi-Genre Music

Thin Line Music features local, regional, and national acts on small, intimate stages. When the films end, the parties begin!


Thin Line Photo is a curated exhibition of over 100 photographs at gallery spaces around Downtown Denton.

Free vs VIP

For the first time in our history, General Admission to all festival programming is Free! Still need the All-Access experience? Become a VIP!
  • General Admission
  • Free
  • You must have a badge for entry to all indoor events. Get your badge by registering for free.
  • General Admission to all Festival Programming
  • Green Room
  • Photo Opening
  • Filmmaker Mixer
  • Staff Party
  • Merch Discount
  • Register Now
  • VIP
  • $150
  • Have you been lucky enough to experience Thin Line with a Festival Pass? There may be no turning back. If so, this is for you.
  • Priority Access to all Indoor Programming
  • Green Room
  • Photo Opening
  • Filmmaker Mixer
  • Staff Party
  • Merch Discount
  • Register Now
Any questions about our pricing? Call us at 888-893-4560


Thin Line Fest is a five-day film, music, and photography festival in Denton, Texas.

The 2017 festival is April 19-23, 2017. General admission to all festival programming is free.