Here's a couple highlights from FLIFF - check out their website for more.
El Sonador (The Dreamer), Peru 2016
Sebastian is a young man immersed in a life of petty crime in Lima, Peru. With his gang of delinquents frequently breaking into industrial buildings to steal money, he relies on his imagination to escape the shackles of his narrow existence. The quiet one, he often gets teased by the group. One day he injures his friend Jaen in a fight and finds he no longer has a place to turn. Seeking tenderness in Jaen’s younger sister Emilia who sits by her brother’s hospital bedside, he dreams and plans for their escape but soon becomes unable to distinguish between reality and fiction and he must choose between his fantasy or the fate that has been written for him.
Un Noche de Amor, Argentina 2016
Leonel and Paola, a couple married 12 years ago decides to go out one night for a dinner, leaving their two children with Leo´s mother. During this night they will suffer a series of mishaps and misunderstandings which lead them to question their marriage. The film “talks about the small thrills of everyday life”. The film is a hysterical account of familiarity…and how that association can often surprise you.
Fort Lauderdale: Nov. 4 - 20. Full lineup and details here.