Category Archives: Updates

Rescue In The Philippines Now Available On Amazon Prime

Frederick, MD — Rescue in the Philippines, the Oscar-qualified documentary that has been broadcast on Public TV and on CNN in the Philippines, is now available for viewing on Amazon Prime. The film, produced by 3 Roads Communications of Frederick, MD – together with senior producers Barbara Sasser and Peggy Ellis – recounts the little-known story...Read More

Screening – Yad Vashem November 24, 2015

“Rescue in the Philippines:Refuge from the Holocaust” reached another significant milestone in extending its worldwide reach with its screening in Israel at Yad Vashem on November 24th, 2015. Presented in partnership with the Philippine Embassy in Israel, VIPs in attendance were Philippine Ambassador Mr. Neal Imperial, Senior Assistant to the Chairman of Yad Vashem Mr....Read More

News Minute: Here is the latest D.C. news from The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) – A video production company is promoting its World War II documentary, “Rescue in the Philippines,” with a Capitol Hill screening today that includes a donation of used prosthetic limbs to the typhoon-battered nation. The movie tells the story of 1,300 Jews who fled Nazi Germany for the Philippines just before the war.

Ability Prosthetics donates to Philipines

Ability Prosthetics is holding a limb drive throughout November. The company, with an office in Spring Garden Township, has collected more than $500,000 worth of limbs to be distributed in the Philippines. As part of November film screenings of “Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust” at the United Nations and Capitol Hill, film...Read More

WWII film event includes used limbs for Filipinos

WASHINGTON (AP) — A video production company is promoting its World War II documentary, “Rescue in the Philippines,” with a Capitol Hill screening that includes a donation of used prosthetic limbs to the typhoon-battered nation. The event Tuesday is a joint effort of 3 Roads Communications of Frederick, Md., and Ability Prosthetics and Orthotics of Gettysburg, Pa....Read More

Op-Ed: In its time of need, repaying a debt to the Philippines

Alex Frieder, seated, surrounded by Jewish refugees that he and his brothers helped escape from Nazi Germany and Austria to the Philippines. (3 Roads Communications) NEW YORK (JTA) — As the extent of the catastrophic damage and tragic death toll continues to grow in the Philippines, a particularly heroic piece of history should be recalled...Read More

International High Praise for “Rescue in the Philippines”

In the Philippines, Israel, and the United States, major news sources have churned out high praise for “Rescue in the Philippines,” which premiered this month on public television and on the big screen.  3 Roads could not have hoped for better responses to its newest documentary.  Spanning the globe, reviews continue to pour in, revealing...Read More

“Rescue in the Philippines” Reviews Begin To Roll In

Reviews of “Rescue in the Philippines” are starting to come in.  Here are reviews from the Village Voice in New York and the San Francisco Chronicle. The Village Voice San Francisco Chronicle Rescue in the Philippines, Refuge from the Holocaust Sunday, Apr 7 5:00p to 7:00p New People San Francisco, CA The documentary tells the...Read More

First Look: “Rescue in the Philippines” Screening at Israeli Film Festival

(August 2012) This Untold Saga Involving Presidents, Cigars, and Poker, Tells a Gripping and Inspirational True Story of moral courage In pre-war Manila, a mix of unlikely cultures and characters reminiscent of “Casablanca” gathered to save lives. The Players: Five cigar makers from Cincinnati. The president of the Philippines. A future president of the United States....Read More