DEAN COLIN MARCIAL
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MANILA DEATH SQUAD

MANILA DEATH SQUAD

Short Film  | 13m |  Digital Video  |  Color
Philippines + USA  |  2017

A hard-headed young journalist tries to score an interview with the leader of a brutal vigilante group.
She's way in over her head. 

Starring |  Sid Lucero & Annicka Dolonius
Director + Editor + Cinematographer |  Dean Colin Marcial
Screenplay |  Dean Colin Marcial & Kent Szlauderbach
Dialogues |  Raya Martin & Ria Limjap
Music |  Flying Ipis
Soundscapes |  Brian McOmber
Producers |  Daphne O. Chiu, Andrew Renzi, Dean Colin Marcial
Executive Producers |  Fernando Ortigas & E.A. Rocha
Co-Executive Producers |  Brett Potter & Lucas Leyva

TUKO + BUCHI BOY +  ARTIKOLO UNO 
in association with NORTH OF NOW + BORSCHT + IRVING HARVEY

International Sales  |  STRAY DOGS

SCREENINGS
Previewed at Borscht Diez
Fantastic Fest
Sitges
Slamdance
Winterthur
Seattle
Eastern Oregon
Glasgow
FKM
Portland
Athens
Indie Memphis
Treefort
Stuff MX

AWARDS

Best Short Film - Eastern Oregon Film Festival

PRESS
Indiewire
Vice
Scout
Bandwagon
Unseen Films
Filmmaker
Dim The House Lights
Chicana from Chicago

WATCH

An electric love letter to Tarantino
— Indiewire
A PUNCH IN THE GUT— FUNNY, BEAUTIFUL, AND SUPER DARK
— Vice
HAUNTING, GRITTY & URGENT
A NATION’S WAKE-UP JOLT TRAPPED IN CELLULOID
— Scout Magazine
BEAUTIFULLY ACTED, EYE-POPPINGLY SHOT, BOLD AND BRILLIANT
— Unseen Films
IT WILL BLAST SOME KNOWLEDGE INTO YOUR SKULL
— Bandwagon