With our October coverage often overflowing with scream-filled fiction, you may be surprised to find stories from real-life dominating our ‘Best of’ list for this month. Our three picks from the last 31-days includes a meta-Thriller perfect for those who grew up watching old Twilight Zone episodes, sandwiched between two very different retellings of real-life events.

Documentary Austin Bunn

In the Hollow

In 1988, girlfriends Claudia Brenner and Rebecca Wight were attacked by a "mountain man" on the Appalachian Trail. This hybrid documentary blends past and present, following the sole survivor's return to the trail for the first time and the path of her survival.

Experimental Matthew Rankin

Mynarski Death Plummet

A completely hand-made historical micro-epic about the final minutes in the life of Winnipeg’s doomed Second World War hero, Andrew Mynarski (1916-1944).

Thriller Sorrel Brae

A Film by Vera Vaughn

A filmmaker falls through the looking glass when she must face her own terrifying creation.

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