SUSK — and the organizations it’s affiliated with — has a variety of posters and films that can be used for a USO’s event commemorating the Holodomor. Here are some resources you can use, along with website links and contact information.
The League of Ukrainian Canadians (LUC) has assembled a resource package, which we encourage all USOs to procure if possible. However, for smaller organizations, you can extract some of the posters in PDF here.
An award-winning documentary (2010) of eyewitness accounts and interviews with researchers from Ukraine and the international community, relating the latest archival information on the Holodomor. Available on DVD, 26- and 52-min educational versions.
Contact: [email protected]
HARVEST OF DESPAIR
An award-winning documentary (1983) paints an unforgettable picture of this period in history, using personal and historical resources. 55 min.
Contact: UCRDC: (416) 966-1819 / [email protected] / www.ucrdc.org
HOLODOMOR, UKRAINE’S GENOCIDE OF 1932-33
An award-winning documentary by Bobby Leigh (2011) employs eyewitness accounts and new evidence.
THE SOVIET STORY
Documents Soviet Union history and the Holodomor. 85 min in English by Kristaps Valdnicks, Latvia (2008). An excellent introduction to Holodomor.
Contact: www.soviethistory.com and TDSB Professional Library
ZHYVI – THE LIVING
2009 documentary of survivors, and the role of Gareth Jones in exposing the Holodomor. In Ukrainian, English subtitles. 75 min.
Contact: 1-866-942-4627, or TDSB Professional Library
A Hollywood feature-length film depicting the Holodomor through an epic story of two lovers. Shot on location in Ukraine, Bitter Harvest evokes a powerful tale of love, honour, rebellion and survival. The film powerfully captures one of the most horrifying crimes of 20th century Europe, when Ukraine was forced to adjust to the brutal territorial ambitions of the burgeoning Soviet Union.
More information on this film is available here.