After the unfortunate episode lived in ShowMatch this Friday, where the model Sofía “Jujuy” Jiménez came out to sing and dance a version of the song “I am not that woman”, by Paulina Rubio, with the image of Anne Frank in the background, Members of the program will visit the Anne Frank Center after the trivialization of the Holocaust.
“We have chosen through dialogue and appealing to the good faith of both, turn the painful episode -occurred last night in the broadcast of the program where an image of Frank was used to accompany the interpretation of the song ‘I am not that woman’- in an educational experience as a way of approaching the topic ”, the institution and the production of the television series reported in a joint statement.
To realize this experience, it was agreed that part of the production team of the program led by Marcelo tinelli “Next Tuesday he will visit the Ana Frank Museum (located at Superí 2647 of the City of Buenos Aires)”.
There, as reflected in a text with the signatures of Héctor Shalom and Chato Prada, it will be sought that “volunteer guides can give an account of the legacy of Anne Frank and the value of her newspaper in the education of millions of adolescents and young people in the country and of the world “and that” these explanations and images of the visit are reproduced in a broadcast of the program.
“We have agreed to send the text of this agreement to all the media as a way to address a conflictive and painful situation,” it was indicated in another paragraph of the joint communication.
This Friday, the face of Frank, known worldwide for the edition of the private diary he wrote in the almost two and a half years he spent hidden with his family in a house in Amsterdam and symbol of the genocide perpetrated by Nazism during World War II, appeared on one of the studio screens while the model Sofía “Jujuy” Jiménez performed a version of one of the hits by Mexican Paulina Rubio.
Faced with this image, the Anne Frank Center said this morning that this use in the framework of the “La Academia” contest of the night program of El Trece had meant a “trivialization of the Holocaust to its most extreme expression”.
And they added: “At the Center we take care of educating in the memory of the Holocaust, other genocides and State Terrorism with the aim of building a democratic, inclusive and free society.”