Seeds of Hunger: Ukraine 1933
Director: Guillaume Ribot
Country: France
Year of production: 2022
Duration: 67 min
  • Human dignity
  • Right to information
  • The citizen and the state
  • Students
  • Pupils
  • Teachers
  • Journalists
  • Activists / NGOs
Inclusive component:
  • Audio description
  • Sound description

March 1933. A young Welsh journalist, Gareth Jones, reaches Ukraine clandestinely. The region was then undergoing a totally unprecedented famine. Kept secret and decided by Stalin, this famine is a political act. After he returns Jones warns the world, but the Soviet manipulations remain stronger. This film tells the struggle of investigation against institutions. This is the story of a mass crime and lie.



Grand prix Fipadoc 2023, Prix jury lycéen FIFH Pessac 2022, Prix Bernard Landier du jury lycéen


Guillaume Ribot

Guillaume Ribot is a 51-year-old director-writer-photographer. After studying photography and art history, he turned to press photography. For more than 20 years, most of his work has been devoted to history and memory. His work has been published in the national and international press: Time, Paris-Match, Marianne, Le Monde and the New York Times. In parallel, Ribot has developed his personal work that has yielded numerous exhibitions and book editions, such as Mass shootings of Jews in Ukraine, 1941-1944 - The Holocaust by bulletsEvery spring the trees bloom at AuschwitzCamps in FranceOQTF and more. Since 2014, he has devoted himself exclusively to his work as a director and screenwriter with a very pronounced penchant for history and archival images.

Moissons sanglantes (2022), Vie et Destin du Livre Noir (2019), Treblinka (2016), Le Cahier de Susi (2014)
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