• 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:
FFD Jogja, Indonesia
Habana Film Festival, Cuba
Singapore International Film Festival, Singapore
RIDM Montreal International Documentary Festival, Canada
AsiaDoc, Indonesia
Tokyo FILMeX, Japan
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:
Best International Feature-Length Documentary - FFD Jogja
Grand Prize for Best International Feature - RIDM Montreal International Documentary Festival
Beyond the Screen Award - DocAviv
Amnesty International Human Rights Award - Thessaloniki Documentary Festival
FIPRESCI Award - IDFA
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