Years of austerity and cuts have destroyed the lives of many Greeks. But more and more people are using the crisis as an opportunity and responding with innovative ideas.
When the pension of retired teacher, Mary Houpis, was reduced at the same time as taxes increased she founded a collective where people could exchange goods and services. Dimitris Kouretas could have stayed in the U.S, where he studied for many years. But he decided to return to Greece to start a business that uses the 1,600 plants that only grow in Greece to create natural products. Meanwhile Fanis Koutouvelis founded the start-up I-KIOSK.
After the euro and the refugee crises, the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic was the third crisis in a row, for the European continent. 'Chained' narrates the five-year story of three successive crises in Europe with Greece in its epicenter.More info