• Documentary / 85 min / Philippines / 2019
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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Aswang at festivals

2020:
DocAviv, Israel
Dokufest Prizren, Kosova (Online)
IceDocs, Iceland (Online)
San Diego Filipino Cinema, US (Online)
Sheffield Doc/Fest, UK (Online)
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, Greece (Online)
Cinema du Reel, France (Online)

2019:
One World Film Festival, Czech Rep.
True/False, US
MoMa Doc Fortnight, US
IDFA, Netherlands

Awards:
Beyond the Screen Award - DocAviv
Amnesty International Human Rights Award - Thessaloniki Documentary Festival
FIPRESCI Award - IDFA
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