THE NIGHTCRAWLERS
Documentary Short | 40 minutes

HIFF 2019

Short Films


Directed By
Alexander A. Mora

Produced By
Joanna Natasegara
Doireann Maddock
Abigail Anketell-Jones


• Special Jury Prize for Courageous Filmmaking

At great personal risk, a small group of determined “nightcrawler” photojournalists endeavor to expose the truth behind Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs—a violent campaign that has reportedly claimed over 20,000 lives so far.

2019 | Tagalog/English | Philippines/UK