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What's scarier than politics and your in-laws on Thanksgiving? These films. Don't get stuck at the dinner table this holiday season. We're giving you the perfect excuse to sneak away and take a little time for yourself--Horror for the Holidays is a collection of some of the top films that were created as a part of this year's 48HFP Horror Project. This collection of 17 short films are available to you on demand for the spooky low price of $6.66, now through November 30t... read more

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