New Holocaust footage from Russia
THE History Channel (DStv channel 186) will be screening a special documentary that takes a closer look at the persecution of Jews by members of the Nazi regime based on the eastern front in the World War 2.
Airing at 8.05 pm tomorrow night, on the eve of the anniversary of the liberation of the largest Nazi death camp, Auschwitz, in 1945, The Unseen Holocaust reveals previously unseen evidence of the mass slaughter of Soviet and Polish Jews.
In the former USSR, reams of footage and documentation regarding the events of the Holocaust were stored in vaults and boxes. Recently, film historian and author Dr Jeremy Hicks was given unprecedented access to the Russian State Film Archive and during the course of his research found footage never before seen on television, including footage of the 1941 massacre at Babi Yar, Kiev, where the Nazis shot and killed 33 000 Jewish people in two days.
Using this, and newly discovered footage of the Nazi genocide at Kerch, Hicks examines how the atrocities in the east acted as the testing ground for the industrial slaughter at Auschwitz and other camps that have since become synonymous with the Nazi genocide.
On Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161), viewers can watch The Road to Miss SA at 5.30 pm on Sundays, starting tomorrow night.
In episode one, presenter Elana Afrika interviews a host of former Miss South Africa titleholders, including Melinda Bam, Cindy Nell, Basetsane Kumalo, Kerishnie Naiker and current Miss SA Marilyn Ramos.
The cameras then visit the Johannesburg and Cape Town regional finals where we meet the nervous entrants and hear how they feel about taking part in the pageant.
They will be out to impress the 2014 judges: radio and TV personality Anele Mdoda, international DJ and recording artist Nkosinathi Innocent Maphumelo, (aka DJ Black Coffee), and magazine editor and style icon Pnina Fenster.
There is also plenty of action on Survivor South Africa: Champions on MNet
Jean, at 5.30 pm tomorrow. Last week, Mark Fish’s Utara tribe won the first immunity challenge when muscleman Solly secured his team’s victory in a ferocious neckandneck battle. That means Corne Krige’s Selatan have to go to tribal council. Who will be the first Selatan castaway to be sent home?
OTHER HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEKEND: TOMORROW • — SABC3, 6 pm: Kate Humble and a team of 30 top naturalhistory filmmakers and deepwater marine biologists set sail on an adventure across the Pacific. • — BBC Lifestyle (DStv channel 174), 9 pm: The series gives an insight into the lives of traveller girls, from their first DISCLAIMER: All television programme information published in the Weekend Witness is correct at the time of going to press. • email@example.com
I Am Britney holy communion to the rules of courtship, a hen night, and, of course, the big day itself. • — E! Entertainment Television (Dstv channel 124), 11 pm: An intimate look at Britney Spears, one of the most overexposed yet underrevealed stars of today, as she faces one of her biggest challenges while finishing her album, shooting videos, doing press interviews and being a mum. •
— E! Entertainment Television (DStv channel), 1 am: E! takes you right to the heart of the excitement at the 2014 Grammy Awards. — Arts Editor.
Fans of Britney Spears can’t afford to miss the documentary on E! Entertainment Television tomorrow.