In December 1945, 150 young Greek men and women embarked upon a journey to Paris on a ship called the “Mataroa”. Their escape from war-torn Greece was a traumatic experience that eventually transformed into creative expression, impacting the intellectual and artistic developments of postwar Europe. A passage from obscurity to visibility, the story of the “Mataroa” and its passengers is a journey that continues to inspire, even 70 years later.
Tales of art and war
Milos, an island in Cyclades, is one of the biggest natural harbors in the Mediterranean. During WWII, it was one of the most important bases of the German occupation army. The refuge of Adamadas was built through forced labor to house the German operation center. After the war it was closed down and forgotten even by the locals. Nearly 70 years later it opens again for the in situ installation “Refuge Project”, featuring artists from Greece, Germany, Italy, Cyprus and […]
Music, people, environment Three friends, musicians create their personal Eutopia, in the traditional village of Agios Lavrendios in Pilion, the Music Village. Their aim, the creation of a universal musical community. Their vessel, the collaboration and mutual artistic experience. Musical education is innovatively developed. Which is the process of productive exchange of ideas and projects among internationally acknowledged participants? What is the interaction with the local community? To what extend is Freedom tolerable?
SATSANG – SITTING BY THE TRUTH
“Satsang, sitting by the truth” is the everyday life of people devoted in finding the self, yogis, monks, hermits people who live in the Himalayas and in the jungle of India. They share their thoughts, their feelings, their view of the world. They give answers to some of the most basic questions about human existence and they suggest paths we can follow on our own journey towards our truth.
THE ADVENTURE OF ROSMARINUS
“28 cast and crew for 10 days of shooting on Crete. A beach in the middle of nowhere.
A movie with an animal in it – how many film canisters? Traditional house at Aptera. Established and expensive actors. Is worth going through all this trouble for a short film!…”
“The adventure of Rosmarinus” is the story of how the movie “Rosmarinus Officinalis” was made.