Street children in the Philippines

May 23, 2023 | People, Social, Videos

In a country where thousands of people have already died in the name of a brutal war on drugs, a group of filmmakers sets out to chronicle the devastating toll on the communities caught in the crosshairs. Under the populist president’s directive, the security forces are executing anyone suspected of connections to the drugs trade, regardless of evidence or formal process. The children of the poorest communities are paying the highest price.
This eye-opening documentary follows the harrowing journey of street children in the heart of Manila attempting to survive amidst a ruthless crackdown. With the film crew’s unique access to both the children’s stories and the authorities driving their persecution, viewers will be taken on a heart-wrenching and revealing journey that exposes the true impact of this brutal approach to the war on drugs.

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