small group of photojournalists on a mission to expose the truth

Camden Conference to co-present CIFF film ‘Nightcrawlers’

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ROCKLAND — The Camden Conference and Pine Tree Watch co-present the world premiere of The Nightcrawlers at the 15th annual Camden International Film Festival, Friday, September 13, at 4 p.m., at the Strand Theatre, in Rockland. 

The filmmaker will be in attendance and the 40 minute film with be followed by a Q & A session.   

With unprecedented access, The Nightcrawlers, is an unflinching exposé of Filipino President Duterte’s war on drugs, in which some claim that more than 20,000 people have been killed, according to CIFF, in a news release.

R.L., a former staff photographer for a prominent newspaper, leads the Manila Nightcrawlers, a small group of determined photojournalists on a mission to expose the true cost of the violent campaign. In covering both sides of the conflict, The Nightcrawlers reveals a harrowing twist behind Duterte’s deadly crusade.

Admission is $10 or included with the purchase of a CIFF All Access or Screenings Pass.  For more information, visit

The Camden Conference is proud to support the screening of this documentary with the Camden International Film Festival in anticipation of the 33rd Annual Camden Conference — The Media Revolution: Changing the World, February 21-23, 2020, live at the Camden Opera House and livestreamed to the Hutchinson Center in Belfast, Strand Theatre in Rockland, and Hannaford Hall in Portland.

The mission of the Camden Conference is to foster informed discourse on world issues. For more information, visit or call 207-236-1034.


Film Trailer:

Event Date: 

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 4:00pm

Event Location: 

Strand Theatre


345 Main Street
Rockland  Maine
United States