Winner Best Documentary Feature
London International Film Festival
White Nights Film Festival
Maykop International Film Festival
Madrid International Film Festival
Cinemalaya Film Festival
An Open Door is a feature-length documentary on the uplifting story of how a small Asian nation was able to save over 1,300 Jews as they fled the pogroms of Nazi Germany. It is written, produced, and directed by award-winning filmmaker Noel M. Izon and co-produced by author Sharon Delmendo. This is the third film in his World War II trilogy Forgotten Stories.
Noel M. Izon was born in the Philippines. He is a documentary filmmaker and resides in Maryland with his wife Kathryn Izon and daughter Juliet Izon. He also has an older daughter, Laura Izon Powell, who is married and works as a lawyer in Sacramento, California.