Dogs of Democracy
How Stray Dogs became a Symbol of Hope in Greece

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Mary

I made my film Dogs of Democracy almost by accident. I took my first ever trip to Athens in October, 2014. I had gone for a holiday and in search of my cultural roots. But I had arrived in the middle of the Greek economic crisis. I could feel the tension on the streets, but walking around the ...Read more

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