In 2002, GHS completed Part One of its documentary series, "The Greeks of Southern California Through the Century -- "The Pioneers: 1900-1942." Part One highlighted many of the historical features of the Greek community in the Los Angeles area, the heritage and cultural background, tradition and achievements of early Greek immigrants. Hosted and narrated by Olympia Dukakis along with John Kapelos, "The Pioneers" premiered in May 2002 at 20th Century Fox Studios, Los Angeles, California. Between 2002 and 2003, "The Pioneers" has been screened in numerous universities and cultural centers across the United States.
"The Pioneers" received the prestigious Award of Excellence from the Film Advisory Board. The film also was awarded Best Documentary at the 2003 International Panorama of Independent Filmmakers Festival in Thessaloniki, Greece.
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