Bafta nom­i­na­tion for Holo­caust DVD

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AN ED­U­CA­TIONAL DVD to teach chil­dren about the Holo­caust has been nom­i­nated for a Bafta (Bri­tish Academy of Film and Tele­vi­sion Arts) award.

The in­ter­ac­tive Eye­wit­nesses Re­mem­ber the Holo­caust DVD has been short­listed in the Learn­ing Sec­ondary cat­e­gory at the Academy Chil­dren’s Awards, which cel­e­brate the best of chil­dren’s film and tele­vi­sion.

The DVD was pro­duced by the Holo­caust Ed­u­ca­tional Trust and the Uni­ver­sity of South­ern Cal­i­for­nia Shoah Foun­da­tion In­sti­tute for Vis­ual His­tory and Ed­u­ca­tion.

There were also sev­eral Jewish win­ners at this year’s Em­mys, which took place on Mon­day in New York.

Stephen Fry was awarded best doc­u­men­tary for The Se­cret Life of a Manic De­pres­sive in which he spoke frankly about his own bipo­lar disor­der as well as speak­ing to oth­ers af­fected by the con­di­tion.

The best arts-pro­gram­ming Emmy went to Si­mon Schama for Power of Art: Bernini, about the baroque sculp­tor.

There was also suc­cess for Libby Goldstein, who picked up an out­stand­ing-cast­ing award for com­edy series Ugly Betty. DANA GLOGER

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