Nanlaban: The Devastating Effects of the Philippines' War on Drugs

Nanlaban follows the drug war being waged by Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte through the eyes of a mother, a wife, and a body collector and shows the devastating effect it has had on the emotional, physical and financial well-being of those hardest hit. This short was shot and directed by Shaun Swingler and was produced by Chronicle, and distributed by Journeyman Pictures. It won the Youth Jury Award for best short documentary at the 2017 Encounters Documentary Film Festival.

Nanlaban: The Devastating Effects of the Philippines' War on Drugs
Nanlaban: The Devastating Effects of the Philippines' War on Drugs

Nanlaban follows the drug war being waged by Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte through the eyes of a mother, a wife, and a body collector and shows the devastating effect it has had on the emotional, physical and financial well-being of those hardest hit. This short was shot and directed by Shaun Swingler and was produced by Chronicle, and distributed by Journeyman Pictures. It won the Youth Jury Award for best short documentary at the 2017 Encounters Documentary Film Festival.

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