A Small Light

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Season 1 episodes (8)

1 Pilot
Miep Gies, a young, carefree secretary, agrees to help her boss Otto Frank hide his family after the Nazis invade Holland. Summoning courage she didn't know she had, Miep faces her first task: getting Otto's teenage daughter Margot past a Gestapo checkpoint.
2 Welcome to Switzerland
With the Frank family secure in the Secret Annex, Miep's Jewish dentist asks if she knows of a place where he can hide. Overcome by the need to help just one more person, Miep finds new and more dangerous ways to evade the Nazis.
3 Motherland
As laws against Jews intensify, two small children land in Miep and Jan's care. While Jan forges his own ties to the Dutch Resistance, Miep distances herself from people she cares about, including her own family.
4 The Butterfly
Miep is forced to choose between her morals and her best friend while the Franks celebrate Hanukkah in The Annex. As Jan's involvement with The Resistance deepens, he must lie to protect the person he loves the most.
5 Scheissfeld
Miep and Jan's marriage is tested when he ignores her plea to abandon a dangerous mission. After the Nazis suffer a huge blow at the hands of The Resistance, Jan must go into hiding while Miep fears for his life.
6 Boiling Point
As Nazi crackdowns increase in Amsterdam, Miep must hide an innocent student from her new Nazi neighbor. When a desperate friend begs for help finding a way out of the city, Jan finds an unexpected ally and hatches a plan.
7 What Can Be Saved
Miep and Jan's worst fear comes true when the Nazis raid The Annex. Refusing to lose hope, Miep is determined to save the Franks and others at any cost, even if it means confronting the enemy head-on.
8 Legacy
With the end of the war in sight, Miep fights to keep Otto's business running, hoping the Franks will return home. After the Allies liberate Amsterdam, Miep and Jan dedicate themselves to finding the Franks and the other Jewish residents of The Annex.

About this show

"A Small Light" follows Miep Gies, the secretary of Otto Frank. With the help of the Dutch resistance, Miep and her husband protected the Franks and countless others from the Nazis during WWII. You may know the story of Anne Frank and her life in the annex. This is what happened on the other side of the bookcase.

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