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This is a documentary movie that premiered in 2013. The film is set in the years leading up to the outbreak of World War II. The movie describes how more than a thousand Jews were given safe passage to the Philippines thanks to the heroic and courageous actions of several people in the Philippines. The movie tells how the Freider brothers, who were making cigars in colonial Manilla, along with the cooperation of President Manual Quezon helped many Jews find refuge in the Philippines. Future president and World War II Army commander Dwight Eisenhower also played an influential role in saving countless lives, as did Paul McNutty who was a presidential candidate at the time.