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Award-winning docu film ‘Aswang’ bags another int’l grand prize

Manila Bulletin — 16.12.2020

(Film Festival Dokumenter website / MANILA BULLETIN)

The award-winning documentary film “Aswang” continues to win grand prizes abroad, taking home its fifth international award, this time at this year’s Festival Film Dokumenter in Indonesia.

The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) congratulatedthe film’s production team on Tuesday for winning the Best International Feature-Length Documentary at the 19th Festival Film Dokumenter in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Directed by Alyx Arumpac, “Aswang” is an in-depth documentary on the drug war that tackles the stories of victims from marginalized communities, exposing how their lives have changed during the current administration’s campaign against illegal drugs.
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