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How to Die Young in Manila

A teenage boy trails a group of young hustlers, thinking one of them may be his anonymous hook-up for the night.

Drama 2020 12 mins

Overview

A teenage boy trails a group of young hustlers, thinking one of them may be his anonymous hook-up for the night. But as he makes his way across the city, the hustlers inexplicably appear as dead bodies strewn along the pavement. How to Die Young in Manila premiered at the Busan International Film Festival and has screened at festivals internationally. Director Petersen Vargas won the Audience Award at Torino LGBTQI Film Festival for his feature debut 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten (2016).