The Jeffrey Dahmer Files (2012)
Fascinating full-length documentary by Chris James Thompson that blends dramatizations of Jeffrey Dahmer’s day to day life with archival news footage and exclusive interviews w/ the lead detective on the case; the state coroner at the time and one of Dahmer’s neighbours to tell the harrowing tale of one of America’s most notorious serial killers…
“Jeff (aka The Jeffrey Dahmer Files) is an independent documentary film about serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer during the summer of his arrest. The film was directed by Chris James Thompson and stars Andrew Swant as Dahmer in fictionalized re-enactment segments which are interwoven with interviews of the medical examiner assinged to the case (Jeffrey Jentzen), the lead detective (Pat Kennedy), and Dahmer’s next door neighbor (Pamela Bass).
The film premiered at the 2012 SXSW film festival where it received positive reviews and obtained sales representation from Josh Braun at Submarine Entertainment. The film also played at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in Toronto, the Independent Film Festival of Boston, and theMaryland Film Festival in Baltimore…” Wikipedia