Aswang

Philippines, France, Norway, Germany, Qatar
2019 — 82 min / Colour

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Synopsis

When Rodrigo Duterte is voted president of the Philippines, he sets in motion a machinery of death to execute suspected drug peddlers, users, and small-time criminals. Aswang follows people whose fates entwine with the growing violence during two years of killings in Manila.

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Director Biography

Alyx Ayn Arumpac is a Filipina documentary filmmaker. She received a Master in Documentary Filmmaking from the Docnomads Erasmus Mundus Master Course (Portugal, Hungary, Belgium) and a Bachelor in film at the University of the Philippines. She directs and produces short documentaries for one of the top TV networks in Manila. Aswang is her first feature film.

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Director

Alyx Ayn G. Arumpac

Producer

Armi Rae Cacanindin

Cinematographer

Alyx Ayn G. Arumpac

Editor

Anne Fabini

Sound

Rj Cantos

Screenings & Awards

IDFA , Netherlands, 2019
FIPRESCI Award

Thessaloniki DFF, Greece, 2020
Amnesty International Award

Cinéma du Réel, France, 2020

True/False FF, United States, 2020

Sheffield Doc/Fest, United Kingdom, 2020

Official Film Website

https://www.aswangmovie.com/

Contact

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