The documentary "Developing the social economy in the karditsa: A Social Ecosystem" explores the historical context of the development of cooperatives in the region, the gradual depreciation and the recent development of an ecosystem of cooperatives and social enterprises today. It combines material from interviews with members of the social economy and members of the wider academic community and support structures.
The documentary explores Thessaly plain in Greece where the first cooperative in the world was born. Mapping the development and gradual discrediting of the cooperative movement, as well as the recent formation of a new ecosystem of cooperatives and social enterprises today.
Based on the experiences of the main actors involved in these initiatives, members of the academic community and of support structures, the documentary presents actions for the organization of innovative relations of production and circulation which place society at the center of priority.
The documentary Developing the social economy in the karditsa: A Social Ecosystem, of total duration 34 minutes, is a production of Cinergies.coop, directed by Thomas Ginis.