Please note: listed event time may not be accurate. Check with event website or event contact to confirm time.
It is our great pleasure to announce Special Guest Film Director and Producer of the Film Bitter Harvest George Mendeluk!
The International Center of The San Francisco Public Library In Association withthe Ukrainian American Coordinating Council and Consulate General of Ukraine in San Francisco presents “HOLODOMOR GREAT FAMINE 1932-1933 – 84th Commemorative Anniversary of the Ukraine Famine”
FREE TOTHE PUBLIC
• Screening of the acclaimed FIlm ‘Bitter Harvest’ byGeorge Mendeluk including Q & A session with the Film Director and Producer. * This movie is Rated R for mature audiences*
The romantic-drama Bitter Harvest by German-Canadian director of Ukrainian descent George Mendeluk, is set in Soviet Ukraine in the early 1930s. Based on true historical events, the film conveys the untold story of the “Holodomor”, the genocidal famine engineered by Joseph Stalin. It is a tale of love, honor, rebellion and survival at a time whenfarmers in Ukraine were forced toadjust to the horrifying social engineering by the Soviet Union. The film has been nominated for a prestigious Political Film Society Award in all four categories for Democracy, Exposé, Human Rights, and Peace.
Moderators: Hon. Sergiy Aloshin, Consul General of Ukrainein San Francisco and Dr. Oleh Weres, a public member of the official U.S. Government Commission on the Ukraine Famine of 1932-1933.
San Francisco Main Library, Koret Auditorium, Lower Level