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Here's what's set to terrify you at the Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival (VIDEO)

The Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival starts next week and it’s bound to give viewers’ thrills and chills ... especially if you're afraid of evil puppets.
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Do you like scary movies? If you answered yes, then you’re in for a real treat.

The Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival starts next week and it’s bound to give viewers’ thrills and chills ... especially if you're afraid of evil puppets.

 The VHS Film Festival includes the premiere of the Vancouver-based horror movie Puppet Killer, directed by Lisa Ovies and written by Kevin Mosely. Photo: VHSThe VHS Film Festival includes the premiere of the Vancouver-based horror movie Puppet Killer, directed by Lisa Ovies and written by Kevin Mosely. Photo: VHS

After a successful inaugural year, the VHS is rolling out the “blood-red carpet” Oct. 25 and 26 at the York Theatre for a bigger, better, scarier sequel event.

Over the two nights, viewers can look forward to watching 32 terrifying short films from nine countries and the premiere of the Vancouver-based horror feature Puppet Killer, directed by Lisa Ovies and written by Kevin Mosely.

Shot entirely in British Columbia, with unbelievable practical effects, comes the story of a Christmas weekend getaway gone horribly wrong when the terrifying truth behind a childhood puppet is revealed...

Meanwhile, the short film section seems to have something for everyone to get a fright out of.

 Short films at the 2019 Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival. Photos: VHSShort films at the 2019 Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival. Photos: VHS

With titles like It Lives In The Closet, Feast, Make Me A Sandwich, Boo and Dance with a Demon, you are sure to see something that could inspire nightmares. Well, hopefully.

The VHS is a cultural event and a registered charity that provides a platform for emerging talent in the world of independent filmmaking.

“Horror is an exemplar genre to tell stories about the world we live in through a lens of the unimaginable,” say VHS promoters.

“What terrifies us, is what unites us.”

Here’s a taste of what’s screening:

https://youtu.be/SteqlayCZAI

Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival

Location: York Theatre, 639 Commercial Drive

October 25

6:00 PM - Doors and Red Carpet

7:00 PM - Shorts Program 1 + Q&A

9:30 PM - Puppet Killer Premiere + Q&A

October 26

6:00 PM - Doors and Red Carpet

7:00 PM - Shorts Program 2 + Q&A

9:30 PM - Shorts Program 3 + Q&A + Award Ceremony

See previews, schedules and find tickets HERE.