Director Theopi Skarlatos and producer Paul Mason present This Is A Coup, a four part documentary series telling the story of how the European Union destroyed the first radical left government in modern history.  Granted extraordinary access to key politicians from the Syriza party (including prime minister Alexis Tsipras), Skarlatos weaves interviews grabbed in the thick of the action with the stories of three Greek citizens who had hope in the party when it came to power.  The series points to a central fact: the Greeks exercised their democratic right to say no to austerity, and Europe unleashed an economic war to smash them.
#ThisIsACoup  will be released fre
e as 4 daily online episodes from December 15th – 18th as part of Field of Vision’s mission to share urgent journalistic stories through creative documentary filmmaking.
Field of Vision is a filmmaker-driven visual journalism film unit co-created by Laura Poitras, AJ Schnack and Charlotte Cook that pairs filmmakers with developing and ongoing stories around the globe. 

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