New Dawn Films sheds new light on the notorious gang dubbed The Smiley Face Killers.
Winner of BEST DOCUMENTARY at 2014 LA THRILLER FILM FESTIVAL.
If you like the film please consider donating at the link below. It was made without any funding other then from the filmmakers themselves. In this terrifying, award winning documentary that examines the theories behind who these killers are and what drives them to commit such horrific crimes. Through in depth interviews with victims family members and experts, reenactments and behind the scenes footage – this film gives an in depth look at what motivates this murderous gang that’s accountable for over 80 murders across 13 states.
The Smiley face murder theory (variations include Smiley face murders, Smiley face killings, Smiley face gang, and others) is a theory advanced by two retired New York City detectives, Kevin Gannon and Anthony Duarte, that a number of young men found dead in bodies of water across several Midwestern American states over the last decade did not accidentally drown, as concluded by law enforcement agencies, but were victims of a serial killer or killers. The term smiley face became connected to the alleged murders when it was made public that the police had discovered graffiti depicting a smiley face near locations where they think the killer dumped the bodies in at least a dozen of the cases.