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Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage
Current project status: Completed

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Alyx Ayn Arumpac / Feature Documentary / Philippines, France, Norway, Qatar / 70 min / Original Language: Filipino / Interests: Politics, Social Issues, Creative Documentary


When men turn up dead, the old folks whisper of the “aswang“—a shapeshifting beast from folklore. In Manila, bodies pile up, and lives entwine as the state wages a brutal war against drug and crime.


Alyx Ayn Arumpac
Alyx Ayn Arumpac
Armi Rae Cacanindin

About the Director

Alyx Ayn Arumpac is a Filipina documentary filmmaker. She studied under the Docnomads Master Course in Europe, the University of the Philippines, and attended the Berlinale Doc Station, Talents Tokyo, Docs by the Sea, and IDFAcademy. Her documentaries have screened in Clermont-Ferrand, Winterthur, Zurich Film Festival, Jihlava, Kasseler Dokfest, Uppsala, doclisboa, Timishort, Budapest, and more. She directs and produces documentaries for one of the top TV networks in Manila. Her latest project, 'Aswang', is the first Filipino documentary to receive the Aide aux Cinemas du Monde, and is a recipient of the IDFA Bertha Classic and Europe co-production grants.

Production Company Profile

Cinematografica Films is a Philippine-based production company founded in 2005 by leading Filipino producers Arleen Cuevas, Armi Rae Cacanindin and Raya Martin—the first and only Filipino thus far at the Cannes Cinefondation Residency. It aims to craft innovative local stories with emerging and established voices, while also promoting fresh new ways of seeing them at home and abroad. Cinematografica is committed to exploring different visions from all over the world. It specializes in international co-productions with several productions/co-productions made from the past ten years, premiering in A-list festivals such as Cannes, Toronto, Locarno, and Rotterdam.


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    Armi Rae Cacanindin

    Cinematografica Films

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