WWII Film Marathon on November 23

Filipinas Heritage Library,
U.S. Embassy in the Philippines,
and Ayala Malls Cinemas
present the  

WWII FILM MARATHON

In commemoration of the 75th anniversary
of the Battle of Manila during World War II.

November 23, 2019 (Saturday)
MyCinema, Greenbelt 3, Makati City
FREE Admission

Limited Seats Only. First come, first served.

 


 

For inquiries:
CALL: 7759 8281
EMAIL: asklibrarian@filipinaslibrary.org.ph


FILM SCREENING SCHEDULE


 

1:30 PM

HONOR: THE LEGACY OF JOSE ABAD SANTOS (2018, Bani Logroño)
plus a Q&A with author & producer Desiree Ann Cua Benipayo

A full-length documentary feature film about the life and legacy of one of the greatest Filipino heroes of World War II – Chief Justice Jose Abad Santos.

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3:30 PM

RESCUE IN THE PHILIPPINES: REFUGE FROM THE HOLOCAUST (2013, Russell C. Hodge, Cynthia Scott)

A one-hour documentary of the previously untold story of how the five Frieder brothers, together with President Manuel Quezon, Paul McNutt, and Dwight Eisenhower –  helped 1,200 Jews escape the Nazis and immigrate to the Philippines.

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5:00 PM

DAYS OF THE CRIMSON SUN: THE RE-TELLING OF THE BATTLE OF MANILA (1995, Liliane Manahan)

Released in 1995, this documentary commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Manila (February to March 1945). It features first-person accounts from the Memorare Manila group of survivors.

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