Holocaust Memorial Day 2018 Events at QUAD

02 January 2018
Derby will once again be marking Holocaust Memorial Day with events throughout the week commencing Sunday 21st January. Holocaust Memorial Day takes place nationally on 27th January.

QUAD will host two events during the week:

Bitter Harvest is a new film set in 1930s Ukraine. As Stalin advances on the ambitions of communists in the Kremlin, young artist Yuri battles to save his lover Natalka from the Holodomor, the death-by-starvation program that ultimately killed millions of Ukrainians. Starring Terence Stamp, Tom Austen, Barry Pepper, Max Irons, Samantha Barks, Aneurin Barnard. Bitter Harvest (certificate 15) screens in QUAD on Monday 22nd January at 6:30pm. The film will be introduced by a member of Derby’s Ukrainian Community, all tickets are £5.

Holocaust Memorial Day Event
is an evening of words, music and dance with the theme The power of words.

There will be a selection of performances and presentations from Derby’s diverse communities, including spoken word contributions from the Armenian community, performances of Jewish, Bosnian and Ukrainian traditional music, dance performances from the internationally-renowned Derby-based troupe Hoverla, flamenco dancing by Derby’s Gypsy community and more.  Holocaust Memorial Day Event will be held on Thursday 25th January from 7:45pm. Admission is FREE but limited; please book in advance through QUAD Box Office.

Part of a series of events organised by Derby’s HMD group, for more details of events, please see: www.hmd.org.uk & https://holocaustmemorialdayderby.org/