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A group of college students embark on a daring mission, but their quest takes a perilous turn when an experiment goes awry, unleashing unforeseen consequences that threaten not only their lives but the safety of the entire town.
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THE JOB INTERVIEW
by Pierfranco Allegri
Early 2000s. Italy. Father Romath is a priest that barely survived the Rwandan Genocide, and escaped to Italy to study psychology: the man, in the middle of a crisis of faith, now believes that God and the Devil are merely concepts, that the human mind is capable of harboring both heaven and hell.
Romath arrives at San Francisco Borgia's, a church hospital spcialized in the cure of the "possessed", managed by the jovial but experienced Father Monsignor Graffi. Coming for a job interview, to get the job Romath must prove his "metal" on the field, by having a trial session with one of the most challenging patients in the hospital. But doctor and patient both hide more than one secret...
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CROSS OF CONSPIRACY
by Timothy ONeill
When his colleague is slain and his daughter goes missing, a gut-driven journalist embarks on an odyssey that embroils him in a 2,000-year-old religious revenge conspiracy conducted by gruesome supernatural characters.
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by Sebastian Alejandro Fernandez - Moris Rodriguez
In the remote Amazon jungle of Peru, police officer Monica Vargas investigates a series of brutal murders attributed to demonic sirens. Confronted by local superstition and pressure to accept ritual practices, Monica must unravel the truth behind the crimes before the community is plunged into the dark maelstrom of extreme violence provoked by irrational beliefs.