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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...

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...

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...

“Olympia” Wins Orpheus Award for Best Documentary

The film "Olympia", a documentary on the life and career of Olympia Dukakis, won the Orpheus Award for Best Documentary at the closing night of the 2019 Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF). "Olympia", directed by Harry Mavromichalis, had its...