Positively Filipino and Congregation Emanu-El proudly present “An Open Door: Jewish Rescue in the Philippines,” an inspiring saga of rescue and friendship and how the Philippines, in cooperation with American and Jewish allies, was able to save more than 1,300 Jews prior to 1942. Survivors and their children are the main storytellers.
Meet award-winning filmmaker, Filipino director Noel Izon, and Holocaust survivors who found a welcoming home in Manila. Filmed on location in the United States, Philippines and Israel. The film recently won the Best Documentary Award at the Bakersfield Film Festival.
Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Where: Temple Emanu-El, Martin Meyer Sanctuary
2 Lake Street
San Francisco, CA 94118
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm - Registration and Snacks
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Film Showing
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Q & A
Street parking available.
FREE admission. Seating is limited.
RSVP required at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than April 10, 2015.