Hollywood Trident Foundation

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The Hollywood Trident Foundation was formed in 2001 under Jack Palance's leadership to facilitate contact among professionals working in the entertainment industry who are interested in Ukrainian affairs.[1]

Lobby Efforts[edit]


The Hollywood Trident Foundation works closely with the Ukrainian Genocide Famine Foundation to interview film survivors of the Holodomor. Peter Baristow reports: "When I came to Chicago last year to interview survivors of the Holodomor, I came with childhood memories of tears - the tears cried by my mother as she remembered how her brothers and sisters died of starvation."[2]

Ukrainian Election[edit]

Members of the Foundation and others petitioned for a fair, transparent and fully internationally monitored election in Ukraine on December 26, 2004.[3]


  1. ^ Jack Palance to chair Hollywood foundation. The Ukrainian Weekly, January 6, 2002.
  2. ^ ON THE 70TH YEAR REMEMBRANCE OF HOLODOMOR Speech given by Peter Borisow at the Chicagoland Ukrainians Commemoration Events for the 70th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Genocide Famine of 1932-1933
  3. ^ Entertainment Community Supports Democratic Elections in Ukraine BRAMA, December 18, 2004.