Genocide, The Wiesenthal Center?s Academy Award Winning Film On The Nazi Holocaust, Broadcast Into Iran

December 19, 2005


GENOCIDE, THE WIESENTHAL CENTER’S ACADEMY AWARDTM WINNING FILM ON THE NAZI HOLOCAUST, BROADCAST INTO IRAN


To counter the controversial statements by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad in which he discredits the Nazi Holocaust as a “myth” fabricated to justify the State of Israel, National Iranian Television,  the Los Angeles-based expatriate network will be broadcasting Genocide, the 1980 film by the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Moriah Films. The documentary, which won an Academy Award™ for Best Documentary, is a unique multi-image documentary which combines historical narrative with actual of ordinary people to tell the story of the Holocaust.
       
The three hour program, also featured discussion of Ahmedijejad’s statements, the Mideast conflict, and the history of relations betweens Jews and Iranians.

The coordinates for the program were as follows:

INTELSAT AMERICAS 5 (Telstar 5)
(263.0E - 97.0W)
Channel Name: NITV
Channel Number: 22
Downlink Frequency (GHz): 12.090
Polarization: Horizontal
Satellite's Antenna Coverage Beam: INTAM5KB

Transmission Mode: TV-DIG
Encryption Mode: MPEG-2

Symbol Rate: 20000
Forward Error Correction: 3/4
Video Program Identification: 7167
Audio Program Identification: 7168

PCR / 4DTV: 7167
Service Identification: 14
Transponder Identification: 1
Network Identification: 1

Language of Programming: Persian (Farsi)
For more information, please contact the Center's Public Relations Department, 310-553-9036.