Director: Alyx Ayn Arumpac
Country: Philippines, France, Norway, Qatar, Germany
Cast: Ciriaco Santiago III, Orly Fernandez, Vincent Go, Ezra Acayan, J.S., C.P., C.S.
Cinematography: Tanya Haurylchyk, Alyx Ayn Arumpac
Editing: Anne Fabini, Fatima Bianchi
Sound Design: John Michael Perez, Mikko Quizon
Music: Teresa Barrozo
Narration: Giancarlo Abrahan, Anne Fabini
Production company: LevelK
Awards: IDFA 2019 FIPRESCI Award, DocAviv 2020 Beyond the Screen AwardSynopsis: 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.
Director’s bio: Alyx Ayn Arumpac is a Filipina documentary filmmaker. She received a Master in Documentary Filmmaking from the Docnomads Erasmus Mundus Master Course 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.