Rescue in the Philippines

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Wednesday May 22

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7:00 PM  –  9:00 PM


(USA, 2012, 60 min.)

Post-screening discussion with the filmmakers

This new documentary tells the story of the Frieder brothers, cigar makers from Cincinnati, who teamed up with Manuel Quezon, the first president of the Philippines, along with Paul McNutt, U.S. High Commissioner, and Dwight D. Eisenhower to save 1,200 Jews from Nazi persecution.


Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Against the Odds: American Jews and the Rescue  of Europe’s Refugees, 1933-1941. Tour the exhibition at 6 P.M. Pre-registration for the tour is suggested. Call 646.437.420


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