Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge From The Holocaust. A one-hour documentary of the untold story of
Manuel L. Quezon, the charismatic president of the Philippine Commonwealth (1935-1944) who helped 1200 Jews escape the Nazis and welcome them to the Philippines despite the fact that other countries have rejected them. Who could have imagined that cigars and poker would be the main ingredients in the recipe of rescue of Jews on the cusp of World War II? "A story for all time, " which puts the gutsy president Quezon on the map as a Righteous Gentile alongside Osckar Schindler.