Holodomor: the voices of of survivors

  • Country: Канада
  • Producer: Аріадна Охрімович
  • Timing: 30 хв.

In this documentary you will hear testimonies of Ukrainian Canadians about how they survived the Holodomor – genocide, which was planned and carried out by Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin in 1932 – 1933.

He decided once and for all crush the national aspirations of the Ukrainian people and Ukrainian elite and destroy the peasantry. He introduced collectivization and sent crews that went from court to court, and confiscated not only the harvest of grain, but all the food to kill Ukrainian people by starving.

World closed his eyes to this tragedy. Ukrainian Soviet state exported grain to the West, while millions of Ukrainian men, women and children were dying of starvation.

Visual collected testimonies in this film vividly show unexplored period of history, whose consequences continue to respond today.

 

The film is available to view at the Museum in Ukrainian and English.