Greece: Point of No Return

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.


  • Year: 2013
  • Duration: 52 mins
  • Director: Alkmini boura, Oliver Stoltz
  • Available Versions: ENG
  • Country of production: Germany

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