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It Comes By Night

Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

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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
Production Company
Cinematografica Films

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.

Awards and Festival History


"IDFA 2019 (WP)
Sheffield Doc/Fest 2020"


  • Main Contact

    Armi Rae Cacanindin

    ACC Cinematografica Films

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