Art Gallery Screening Ukrainian Holodomor Film

Exhibition 'Golodomor 1932-33 - genocide of Ukrainian people' opens in Kiev

One of the most tragic events in the history of Ukraine will be displayed in a film by Ukrainian director/screenwriter Anna Gin on Sunday, June 6.

“Stone Mill” (Zhorna) will play at the Winnipeg Art Gallery and re-enact the Soviet Union engineered famine — known as the Holodomar — in which millions of people starved to death in 1932-33.

The Holodomor, as well as mass executions, was part of the Soviet Union’s attempt to destroy the Ukrainian nation. It was particularly devastating in the Kharkiv region. Stone Mill is a powerful and moving testament, based on eye-witness accounts from three dozen survivors talking about what happened to family, friends, and fellow citizens.

The film begins at 2 p.m. in the Muriel Richardson Auditorium. Tickets are $10 at the door.

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