by Chris Dzaka
Most Beautiful Island – November 3
Luciana is an undocumented immigrant living in New York at the height of present day refugee crisis. She is reduced to degrading depths to survive when her Russian escort friend offers a way out. It involves a little black dress and a shady date with the rich and powerful underground elite. This poignant gem from the SXSW film fest is written, directed and starring Ana Asensio, inspired by her own experiences.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri – November 10
If you want to solve the murder of your daughter try putting up three billboards mocking the local sheriff to light a fire under his ass. That’s what veteran actor France Mcdormand’s character does in this dark comedy. The only problem with this tactic is the killer might get annoyed by it too.
My Friend Dahmer – November 3
Bare witness to the tormented existence of one of America’s most notorious serial killers. Jeffrey Dahmer spent more than a decade murdering, dismembering and eating seventeen men and boys before the law caught up to him. This chilling tale is directed by Dahmer’s high school friend Marc Meyers, based on the acclaimed graphic novel, which he also wrote.