Rescue in The Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust

“Rescue in The Philippines” is a one-hour documentary of the previously untold story of how the five Frieder brothers, Cincinnati businessmen making two-for-a-nickel cigars in pre-WWII Manila, together with Manuel Quezon, the charismatic first president of the Philippines, Paul McNutt, US High Commissioner and former governor of Indiana (preparing for his own presidential campaign) and an ambitious Army Colonel named Dwight Eisenhower - helped 1,300 Jews escape the Nazis and immigrate to the Philippines.

57 minutes
Russell Hodge, Cynthia Scott-Johnson

Shown at

  1. 14th Annual Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  2. Austin Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  3. Columbus Jewish Film Festival - 2014

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