WHAT TO WATCH: Critically Acclaimed Film ‘Quezon’s Game’ showing in U.S. theaters this week
Janice Y. Perez and her Quezon’s Game co-writers Anthony Macarayan and Dean Rosen. | Contributed photo
Newly appointed to the Philippines, German Embassy Chief of Security, Nazi SS officer Lt. Commander Ebner (Kevin Kraemer) confronts Jewish businessman Alex Frieder (Billy Ray Gallion) with disdain as Filipino President Manuel L. Quezon (Raymond Bagatsing) and U.S. Colonel Dwight D. Eisenhower (David Bianco) attempt to diffuse the situation. | Photo courtesy of Star Cinema
The Quezon’s daughter, Baby (Kate Alejandrino), distracts newly arrived Nazi SS officer, Lt. Commander Ebner (Kevin Kraemer), to allow her father to speak privately with German Ambassador Kaiser (Ham Mcleod).
Filipino President Manuel L. Quezon (Raymond Bagatsing), who risked it all to rescue more than 1,200 imperiled Jews during from the Holocaust at a time when most countries were turning refugees away. | Photo courtesy of Star Cinema