Future / Digital Uprising
March 21, 2020 | 1:00 PM
As soon as he won the presidency, Rodrigo Duterte kept his campaign promise: He set in motion a machinery of death to execute suspected drug users, pushers, and small-time criminals. Aswang follows people whose fates entwine with the growing violence during the first two years of extrajudicial killings in Manila.
For My Alien Friend (2019)
Dubbed as a “documentary of brief encounters,” For My Alien Friend is a philosophical musing on the nature of being. Leyco uses footage from the mundane to create an honest depiction of humanity, using an (imaginary) alien friend as a filmic device that serves as the driving force of the narrative.