Filipino Compassion Is The Focal Point Of iWant's 'The Last Manilaners'
iWant isn't just about dramas, comedies and kilig seryes, they also produce quality and informative documentaries.
And to remember the lives lost during the Holocaust, the ABS-CBN streaming service premiered The Last Manilaners, a four-part documentary series which tells an in-depth story of Jewish refugees who refer to themselves as "Manilaners".
Here are some of the highlights from last night’s special screening of the iWant Original Docu Series, #TheLastManilaners! The Last Manilaners tells the remarkable story of how the Philippines, under the leadership of Pres. Manuel L. Quezon opened our doors to 1,300 refugees from Hitler’s war against the Jews. Stream it now for FREE on iWant! --- http://bit.ly/2t0MZyJ #NASAiWantYAN
Originally intended to be a supporting material for the historical Manuel L. Quezon biopic Quezon's Game, the Nico Hernandez-directed docuseries delves into the lives of Margot, Lotte and Max, four Jewish refugees who found paradise in the Philippines during the dark times of the Nazi regime and the second World War.
According to its creators, the true message of the docu is the importance of compassion in the midst of adversity and that's what Max, Margot and Lotte found in the arms of the country they once called home.
Everything you need to know about The Last Manilaners is in our MYXclusive interview with Nico Hernandez below:
The Last Manilaners is streaming for FREE on iWant!