Ukrainian News | 17Jan2013 | Yurij Luhovy
Educational release of "Genocide Revealed" completed
(MML Inc.) -- The Educational Release of the award-winning documentary Genocide Revealed,
produced by film maker Yurij Luhovy has been complerted and is now
available. This is the first such documentary film on the Holodomor
made specifically for use as a teaching resource. It also coincides
with the marking of this year's 80th anniversary (1933-2013) of the
Famine-Genocide (Holodomor) in Soviet Ukraine.
The Educational Release includes selectable 26 min and 52 min lengths
on one DVD for educators in schools and universities in their teaching
about the Famine-Genocide and other 20th century genocides. Depending
on the length of the instructor's class time, the appropriate length
can be chosen to fit in with their schedule. The Educational Release
will contribute to a better understanding of the Famine-Genocide and
thus encourage students to further study the many aspects of one of the
greatest human tragedies of the 20th century.
"I am delighted the Educational Release of Genocide Revealed
has now been completed and ready for use in high school and university
curricula", stated Luhovy.
The documentary is based on eyewitness and survivors' accounts,
commentaries by historians, declassified formerly-secret Soviet
archival documents, and rare historical footage in exposing the
Kremlin policy of genocide against the Ukrainian nation. The film
focuses on the 1932-33 man-made famine engineered by Stalin's regime ,
and places the genocide in a broader context, as one of the major
efforts to stop all opposition to Soviet rule and bring Ukraine under
total Soviet control.
The original 75 min Genocide
Revealed won 12 international awards, including Best
Historical Film, Best Documentary and Best Direction. It is narrated by
actor Graham Greene with voice-overs by Jill Hennessy and Lubomir
The Educational Release of Genocide Revealed may be purchased on the
website http://www.yluhovy.com/ , by phoning (514) 481 5871 , or by writing to
MML INc., 2330 Beaconsfield Ave., Montreal, Quebec H4A 2G8.