A Winter Adventure Film in Greece
Astamatitos is a short film about ski touring in Greece. At the age of 87, Mr. Dimitris Managas of Thessaloniki has decided to try ski mountaineering. His close friend and protege Asterios Serdaris has talked him into it. As it turns out, this isn’t his first time. Sixty years ago, Managas was one of the first downhill skiers of Greece. At that time no chairlifts existed and skiing by default was ski mountaineering. With the help of Asterios, Mr. Managas visits 3-5 Pigadia ski area and begins his climb up the mountain, proving once and for all that age is just a number.
Written, Produced & Directed by Constantine Papanicolaou
Locations: Thessaloniki, 3-5 Pigadia Ski Center, Mount Olympos
- Runtime: 12 Minutes
- Format: MP4 in Standard HD or Cinema 4K with 5.1 Surround Sound
- Subtitles: English
More About Frozen Ambrosia
The popular conception of Greece is that of the perfect summer holiday spot, full of beaches and islands. However, few people realize that the 80% of the country is mountain, and that it is one of the most mountainous countries in Europe. Furthermore, even fewer realize that Greece receives abundant snowfall during the winter season. In fact, Greece is an epic environment for ski touring and splitboarding.
Frozen Ambrosia is a production company based in Athens. The company was founded by world renowned extreme sports film director Constantine Papanicolaou. Our objective is simple: to make world class mountain adventure movies. In doing so, we hope not only to entertain you, but to help promote the undiscovered side of Greece.