“Rescue in the Philippines:Refuge from the Holocaust” reached a significant milestone in extending its worldwide reach with its Philippine Premiere on August 7th, 2014 at Malacanang Palace. Hosted by President Benigno S. Aquino III, who was in attendance, other dignitaries present were US Ambassador to the Philippines, Philip Goldberg, as well as Israeli Embassy deputy of mission Adam Levene, and Philippine Secretary of Education Bro. Armin Luistro.
Joining us at the Palace were 3 survivors, all of whom are featured in the film, 19 members of the Frieder family, and 26 descendants of President Quezon, as well as executives from some of the largest companies doing business in the Philippines.
Video footage of comments made by executive director Russell Hodge, co-producers Barbara Sasser and Peggy Ellis, and President Aquino can be seen by clicking the links below.
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The President’s premiere is an important milestone in our journey thus far, however other goals are still to be achieved. Contact us if you would like to support any of the goals listed below. For more information on the goals click here.
Distribution of our Educational Guide to Schools throughout the USA
Broadcast of “Rescue” on International Television
Free online access to over 40 full length interviews rich with history and stories but no time to include in our 1 hour film.