Unconditional Freedom Releases New Documentary
This month, Unconditional Freedom released a new documentary exploring its environmental and social projects. In their own words, Unconditional Freedom creates programs to "provide the reflection, nourishment and tools necessary to restore human dignity." They tackle areas as varied as the...
Chelly Wilson: New York’s Greek Queen of Porn
The late Chelly Wilson was a New Yorker who epitomized the American Dream. She believed that it was the best country in the world because you were free to do whatever you wanted. What she wanted to do was run...
The African Greeks of Avato
Avato is a village in Northern Greece that is home to the Greek descendants of the African slaves that were once brought to the region of Xanthi. Behind the African looks of these Greeks, there is a painful story that goes...
Why Some Still Believe that Greece’s Mount Olympus is a Myth
Many outside of Greece believe that Mount Olympus—like Atlantis—is a myth that exists only in Greek mythology, says Greek journalist and director Athina Krikeli. Krikeli, who has lived in the United States for the past twenty-five years and has been...
Ropoto: Inside Greece’s Sinking Ghost Town
Ropoto was once a thriving village near Trikala in Greece's Thessaly and home to three hundred families, but a landslide in 2012 turned the village into a ghost town. Today, forgotten by people and authorities, Ropoto’s terrain is still sinking,...
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.
The Most Dramatic Chase in Documentary History
Dubbed as the most dramatic chase in documentary history, the following scene was captured on a beach on Fernandina Island, one of the unspoiled volcanic Galápagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador, by the production team of BBC's Planet...
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...