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Many Outside of Greece Believe Mount Olympus is a Myth, says Journalist

Many outside of Greece believe that Mount Olympus -- like Atlantis -- is a mythical location that exists only in Greek mythology, says Greek journalist and director Athina Krikeli. Krikeli, who has lived in the United States for the past...

The Greek Brides of the Begona: An Extraordinary Journey to Australia

The amazing story of the 900 Greek brides who traveled to Australia over sixty years ago, in 1957, aboard the ship Begona to meet their future husbands was the subject of a mini-documentary by the Australian television network SBS. Journalist...

Why I Fell in Love With Greece: Filmmaker Bettany Hughes Explains

British filmmaker Bettany Hughes, who shot a fascinating  documentary series in Greece, spoke of her great love for the country and its people

The Greek Revolution of 1821: A Short Documentary

On March 25 1821, a few brave Greeks started a revolution against the mighty Ottoman Empire that ultimately resulted in the formation of the Greek state. The start of the Greek War of Independence was not the result of a...

Ropoto: Inside Greece’s Sinking Ghost Town

Watch “Ropoto: Greece’s Sinking Ghost Town,” a documentary about an abandoned village in central Greece that suffered an unprecedented natural disaster. Ropoto was once a thriving village and home to 300 families, but a landslide in 2012 turned the village...

Why Greek Honey Is the Best in the World: A Beekeeper Explains

For thousands of years, Greek honey has been collected for its delicious, sweet taste and healing, nutritious properties.

Greek Filmmakers Raise Funds for Documentary on Legendary Fighter Stefanos Miltsakakis

Stefanos Miltsakakis, considered to be one of the greatest fighters in the world, died in January of 2019 at 60 years old. A team of Greek filmmakers plan to honor his legacy with a new documentary focused on the...

‘Olympia’ Documentary Set to Virtually Premiere on July 9

The much-acclaimed documentary "Olympia", which dives into the life of Greek-American actress Olympia Dukakis, will virtually premiere in North America on July 9. Since a theatrical premiere is difficult due to current restrictions on movie theaters, ABCinemaNOW has picked up...

Rare Video Footage of 1960's Crete Emerges

Charles Pathé was a French pioneer of his time. He documented the world around him for many decades. Fortunately, he passed from Crete in 1964 leaving a collection of amazing quality pictures that characterize the era when tourism began. Fishermen, tourists,...

Fourth Annual International Documentary Festival Slated for Greece's Castellorizo

The fourth annual “Beyond Borders” International Documentary Festival of Castellorizo will take place from August 25 to September 1, 2019 on the idyllic Greek island in the eastern Mediterranean. The Festival's theme this year is "Bring people to Castellorizo and...