LAUREL is a film on Jose Paciano Garcia Laurel, a Filipino patriot whose nationalism was put to the ultimate test during the Pacific Wars. A member of the War Cabinet of then-President Manuel L. Quezon, Laurel eventually became the President of the Second Republic of the Philippines. Soon he found himself walking on a tight rope, balancing between the interests of two World Powers, the United States, and Japan. This film unravels the story of a Filipino patriot misjudged in his time. The Laurel – Film was aired in Knowledge Channel on July 26-29 at 10:20 am and replay at 10:20 pm.