Vignette from Pechy, Pechy, Khlib
This is a vignette or scene from the Museum theater production Pechy, Pechy, Khlib at the Ivan Honchar Museum in Kyiv, Ukraine. The show is about bread, which is a very emotional and political subject in Ukraine. The first two-thirds of the vignettes show bread as the center of a rich life in central Ukraine. The the Soviets come in 1932-33 and create the Holodomor, or Terror Famine, in which 3 to 5 million people died of hunger in the breadbasket of Europe.