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FILM SERIES: VISIONS/PANAWIN - FOCUS ON PHILIPPINE CINEMA | Aswang (2019, 1h 25m)

In English

Directed by Alyx Ayn Arumpac

Availability window: 7pm, April 2 – 7pm, April 16, 2022
Part of the FILM SERIES: VISIONS/PANAWIN - FOCUS ON PHILIPPINE CINEMA

When Rodrigo Duterte is voted President of the Philippines, he sets in motion a machinery of death resulting in the extrajudicial demise of suspected drug dealers, users, and small-time street criminals, along with others caught in the crossfire. Aswang follows people whose lives entwine with the growing violence and protests.

Awards include: Int’l Documentary Filmfest Amsterdam: FIPRESCI Prize; Gawad Urian: Best Picture, Documentary, Direction, Cinematography; FAMAS Awards: Best Picture, Documentary, Cinematography, Editing; Montreal Int’l Documentary Filmfest: Grand Prize; DocAviv Filmfest: Beyond the Screen Best Picture; Thessaloniki Documentary Filmfest: Amnesty International Award; DMZ Int’l Documentary Filmfest: Grand Prize; MoMA Doc Fortnight selection; Philippine Young Critics Circle: Best First Feature

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Visions/Panawin is organized by Sulo: the Philippine Studies Initiative at NYU in collaboration with NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center.