In a December survey conducted by Social Weather Station, 78% of Filipinos said they feared they or someone they knew would become a victim of extrajudicial killings — yet 85% reported being satisfied with the ongoing operations to curb drugs. His is a popular refrain. Using the audio-visual powers of cinema, we attempted to show the viewers how I felt while I was there observing and witnessing everything,” the director said.“One of the major problems was access and the idea that you’re a Filipino and you live here. Drug War in the Philippines. Here they... There’s this line from a movie that I’ve always liked. It was Dec. 17, 2015, 12:45 p.m when I first saw him. Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window), Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window), Subscribe now and get regular updates from the Scout team, Four months after Pride 20’s arrest, Manila passes an anti-discrimination…, Party like it’s 2020 with our certified™ kit for virtual…, The OG ‘Meteor Garden’ F4 is having a reunion and…, Don’t worry, Jason Dhakal and August Wahh miss IRL gigs…, Uh, SM Entertainment is making AI idol avatars that can…, What’s next for Gorillaz? The film suggest that the list of “surrendered” people compiled under such operations — which now counts more than 1 million members — might just be a hit list. Three policemen were later convicted of murder in connection with his killing. Duffy’s reporting — from crime scene, to wake, to drug rehab center — roughly follows the trajectory of Rishi Iyengar’s The Killing Time. “But he is using it as a political tool, he is not really interested in wiping out drugs. Everyone was talking about it,” she said during the discussion hosted by organizers of Daang Dokyu, a Filipino film festival that showcases documentaries, and Dakila, a local NGO that brings together artists and activists. “Night after night, the darkness unravels bodies face down on the streets.” On Sunday, the director took part in an online discussion with Philippine human rights activists and journalists about the making of the documentary, which won Arumpac the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) Prize at the 2019 International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam. Directed by acclaimed investigative filmmakers Olivier Sarbil and James Jones, On the President’s Orders is a documentary film set in the Philippines that explores the ongoing brutality of extrajudicial killings and its prominent elements: Police officers making the most of out their power, the President’s confusing statements, and its evolution to peak mass murder. A Netflix movie, of course, This docu takes a look at the country’s spookiest exorcisms, 7 weird dating sims that’ll assure you being single is…, Ha.Mu might be out of the box, but they’re for…, The triART x Appreciate Y’all hoodie lives up to all…, Here’s why all your streetwear homies are posting the same…, The rise and fall of Tumblr empire, Superwholock. Kian’s death sparked widespread protested here, and was a clear case of mistaken identity. Input your search keywords and press Enter. It was not an exposé, it’s not an investigative work.
“I had to stop five minutes into the film. I couldn’t describe how I felt. I had to stop watching it because it was too powerful. All Rights Reserved. One of my top... My devotion to Taika Waititi is similar to his films: whimsical yet lovelorn.... Music videos are precious gifts from the universe. Directed by acclaimed investigative filmmakers Olivier Sarbil and James Jones, On the President’s Orders is a documentary film set in the Philippines that explores the ongoing brutality of extrajudicial killings and its prominent elements: Police officers making the most of out their power, the President’s confusing statements, and its evolution to peak mass murder. Since taking office on June 30, 2016, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has carried out a “war on drugs” that has led to the deaths of over 12,000 Filipinos to date, mostly urban poor. Featured Videos Related Jailed For A Miscarriage. “If you don’t surrender they will kill you. Part of The Big Stories: 2016. “There was a lot of photojournalism coming out of the Philippines, mainly by local journalists who would see bodies in the street, night after night, men killed by the police, or so-called vigilantes,” James Jones told The National. The manner by which they died was too brutal, it was stripped of dignity,” Arumpac said.An unconventional film “Aswang” veers from traditional documentary storytelling. It goes, “Change your mind and change it again, because nothing’s permanent. 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Asexuals aren’t real (and other myths about being ace). “Aswang,” an award-winning documentary that takes an unflinching look at how the Duterte administration’s war on illegal drugs has upended the lives of ordinary people here and killed thousands, gets its name from a mythical monster in Philippine cultural lore. Jesus would’ve stood up for queer rights—so when will you? It comes straight from the President himself: “Crime against humanity?” Duterte has memorably mused, “In the first place, I’d like to be frank with you: are they humans?”. Arumpac said she also wanted viewers to share the feelings she experienced while filming scenes.“It was made by trying to show you how I felt while doing this coverage for two years. The Philippine Drug War. Inside The Philippines’ Deadly War On Drugs When President Rodrigo Duterte came into power he did so on a promise to crack down mercilessly on the nation’s drug cartels and their dealers. The new President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has launched a brutal crackdown on drug crime. More than 7,000 people have been killed since July 1. | Philippine news. On The President’s Orders is part of Frontline, an award-winning documentary series that tackles controversial, investigatory news. I was so struck by the power. Back then Arumpac did not have a day job, which turned out to be a blessing in disguise because it gave her more time to focus on filming scenes from the drug war and its aftermath, she said. Arumpac started working on “Aswang” in 2016, the year the Duterte administration launched the crackdown on narcotics after Rodrigo Duterte was elected as president that June on a campaign pledge to rid the country of the scourge of drug addiction and trafficking.International human rights groups and the United Nations have criticized the now four-year-old crackdown for its brutality, but government officials have defended it as necessary for law and order in the country. Since taking office in June more than three thousand suspects have been killed, many by hired assassins. National Geographic‘s Explorer returns Monday, March 6. “We often say in the media that issues last only nine days or two weeks. “The film offered nothing new. Not... Every week, I hate something new about this pandemic. The Philippine Drug War Part of The Big Stories: 2016. Alyx Arumpac’s award-winning drug war documentary ... Daang Dokyu is a 40-day long festival of Philippine documentaries, which will culminate with its Future section, which will be until November 5, 2020. “In the documentary, the myth of the Aswang is an allegory, a symbolic language or metaphor to the violence committed by that Duterte government against the poor,” Balce added.A real-life character who features prominently in the film is Jomari, 10, a Filipino boy who was left to fend for himself after both his parents were detained on drug charges.In 2017, Jomari’s teenage friend, student Kian Lloyd delos Santos, fell victim to rogue policemen who were enforcing the crackdown on illegal drugs. In a new FRONTLINE documentary, police officers in the Philippines speak openly about the killings of suspected drug users and dealers. “Aswang,” an award-winning documentary that takes an unflinching look at how the Duterte administration’s war on illegal drugs has upended the lives of ordinary people here and killed thousands, gets its name from a mythical monster in Philippine cultural lore.
"Aswang" is the first Filipino-directed full-length documentary on the war on drugs and draws parallels with the aswang — but more than just as a … At one point, they say they are their friends.
We were surprised, nevertheless. The filmmakers presented testimonies of the Manila police, the drug war victims’ families in the slums, and other people’s insight on the current state of the country. Unlike foreign filmmakers who came to the Philippines with crews in tow, Arumpac mostly filmed her project on her own, quietly shooting footage with camera in hand. Sometimes, we unknowingly find ourselves in that Cher Horowitz GIF where she screams “I have like nothing to wear” atop a hill of clothes. The new President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has launched a brutal crackdown on drug crime.
According to The National, the filmmakers divulge how this one time big time order wildly works within Philippine society “as the police start carrying out murders dressed in civilian clothing and blaming others.”, Read also: The ways Duterte is following a dictator’s footsteps. Y2K fashion choices that need a redemption arc this 2020, Our resident dancer judges that cringey, viral COVID dance demo, Taika Waititi is so hot, he’s hurting my feelings, A love letter to the amazing women of “Scott Pilgrim”, Beyond the boards of Cebu’s skate community, If you feel like turning off your brain, play these weird AF games, #ScoutGapYear diaries: The taxing 24 hours of young medical frontliners, An investigative essay on why Adam Driver is hot, actually, Why I love Park Seo-joon: A “scientific” study, How my thirst for Howl cured me of my softboi fixation, All the fire emojis for this Kalinga-inspired sneaker, Here’s your chance to learn from Filipina filmmakers this March, Ha.Mu might be out of the box, but they’re for everybody, This dye is perfect for Filipinos who don’t like bleaching their hair, The 5 Scoutmag.ph Stories You Need To Read This Week (12/10/2016), Why we shouldn’t pressure ourselves to be successful in our 20s. Home Government officials did not immediately respond to requests from BenarNews for comments on this report.Shoestring projectFor the first two years while making her film, Arumpac joined a group of photojournalists who documented the war on drugs night after night on the streets of Metro Manila. You’d see things stuffed inside their mouths. The new President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has launched a brutal crackdown on drug crime. I was sick when a bishop harassed Ariana Grande in everyone’s full view during Aretha Franklin’s funeral. Philippine documentarian Alyx Ayn Arumpac (center, kneeling) and members of the press are seen in a street where a man was killed by unidentified assailants in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Nov. 15, 2016. SCOUT © 2019. I feel like I’m just going through my days disassociating. On a tip, the American rides in a convoy of press cars to the scene of a vigilante killing.
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