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The NJ Regional Council is pleased to sponsor a special screening of the Holodomor film “Mr. Jones.””Mr. Jones” is a riveting historical drama directed by Agnieszka Holland, unfolding the chilling narrative of Welsh journalist Gareth Jones, played by James Norton, who risks his life to expose the Soviet-induced Holodomor famine in 1930s Ukraine. Against a backdrop of political intrigue, the film powerfully captures Jones’s courageous journey, shedding light on the widespread suffering inflicted upon the Ukrainian people. With compelling performances by Norton, Vanessa Kirby, and Peter Sarsgaard, the film explores the moral responsibility of journalists amidst censorship and oppression. Through its authentic cinematography and production design, “Mr. Jones” serves as a haunting reminder of the human cost of truth in the face of historical atrocities, leaving a lasting impact on audiences.

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