Why Fourni

Director: Panagiotis Kountouras

Producer: Yorgos Malathounis

Country: Greece


An island of fascinating beauty and authentic hospitality. What is that secret element that keeps visitors coming back again and again? A television crew undertakes to reveal the answer to the question "why Fourni?". They will quickly find that some things cannot be described in words. Because Fourni is an experience and the local residents invite you to discover their Greek paradise.


Combining fiction storytelling with documentary techniques, WHY FOURNI is a tourism film created with passion and profound respect to this island and its generous people, giving the audiences a chance to discover an unspoiled and untouristic Greek paradise. Words cannot describe the energy of how it feels to be in Fourni. There are no landmarks, monuments or obvious must-sees. However, at the same time there are so many things to discover. That was our main challenge and goal in terms of narration and visual language. To explore why Fourni is an exciting experience, exposing at the same time our personal creative adventure.