The internationally-acclaimed “Quezon’s Game” will soon be premiered in Australia on February 26th at the Sydney Jewish Museum with its regular screening the day after. Brunei will have its regular screening starting on February 6th whilst New Zealand will be a little later on February 27th.
In association with iWant and Kinetek, ABS-CBN Films “Quezon’s Game” shows a true tale of compassion and heroism during World War II by Filipino President Manuel L. Quezon who welcomed thousands of persecuted Jews in the Philippines with opening arms when most countries couldn’t which transformed an everlasting bond between Filipinos and Jews.
Quezon’s Game had held several outstanding rewards, including “Awards of Excellence” for Lead Actor, Direction, Asian Film, Cinematography, and Original Score at the 2019 IndieFEST Film Awards, “Gold Remi Awards” for Best Foreign Feature, Best Director, Best Producer, and Best Art Direction at the 2019 WorldFest-Houston International Film + Video Festival and “Best in Show Grand Champion” at the 2019 Cinema World Fest Annual Gala.
A special commemoration will also be held on February 26th at TFC’s invite-only event in the New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies to rekindle the ties between the Filipino and Jewish communities in Australia. It will advocate its 166 major communal organizations, with officials from the Philippine Consulate General in Sydney led by Consul General Ezzedin Tago and other foreign dignitaries attending.