Alyx Arumpac



Alyx Arumpac


Alyx Arumpac


Tanya Haurylchyk

Alyx Arumpac


Anne Fabini

Fatima Bianchi

Sound Design

John Michael Perez

Mikko Quizon


Teresa Barrozo

Total Running Time

85 Minutes





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.

About the Director

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 the top TV network in Manila.

Festival and Awards

  • FIPRESCI Award, International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam
  • Best Film, DMZ International Documentary Film Festival, South Korea
  • Best Film, DocAviv Film Festival
  • Amnesty International Award, Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival, Greece
  • Best Film, Montreal International Documentary Festival, Canada
  • Best Picture, Best Documentary Film, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, FAMAS, Philippines
  • Doc Fortnight 2020, MoMa, NYC, USA
  • True/False, Missouri, USA
  • One World 2020, Prague, Czech Republic
  • FIFDH Geneve, Switzerland
  • Daang Dokyu, Manila, Philippines
  • Cinema du Reel, Paris, International Competition
  • One World IFRDFF, Romania
  • ACT Human Rights Film Festival, Colorado, USA


How can I watch?

Continued education and actions on Martial Law

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