Quirky and subversive; FLAT! explores the conspiratorial anti-intellectual movement that has taken hold in our country and beyond from the perspective of a man who has dived head first into it, and examines how the world reacts.

  • Barry Thornburg
  • Michael Mullins
    Project Freeplay, The Great Hanging
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    28 minutes
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    January 1, 2018
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    United States
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  • Roswell Sci Fi Film Festival
    Roswell, New Mexico
    United States
    July 6, 2018
    Official Selection
  • Atlanta Underground Film Festival
    Atlanta, Georgia
    United States
    July 19, 2018
    Official Selection
  • University Film and Video Association
    Las Cruces, New Mexico
    United States
    July 26, 2018
  • Thin Line - Day of the Docs
    Denton, TX
    United States
    October 28, 2018
    Texas Premiere
  • South Carolina Underground Film Festival
    North Charleston, SC
    United States
    November 10, 2018
  • Muscatine Independent Film Festival
    Muscatine, IA
    United States
    November 11, 2018
Director Biography - Barry Thornburg

Specializing in character-centric stories with social impact, Barry is an award-winning cinematographer, designer, and creative with a heart for sharing the lives of misunderstood, unconventional, and underrepresented people. An artistic eye and a talent for storytelling have earned him a Golden Addy, the AVA Digital Award, and the international TEECA Video Award. He has acted as cinematographer for documentaries like Journey of a Tradition, a film that earned the Preserving Tradition through Film Recognition Award for its account of a Kuchipudi dance guru helping first and second-generation Indian families in Dallas remain true to their heritage. Barry currently teaches video production at High Point University in High Point, North Carolina, and has an MFA in Documentary Production and Studies from the University of North Texas.

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