NOT LEAVING IT UP TO FATE
2019, 77 min, documentary
The film tells the unbelievable story of a man from a small village in the Balkan Mountains, Prof. Minko Balkanski, who is now a prominent scientific luminary owing to his will, perseverance and love of learning.
PANTCHO TSANKOV is the writer/director of popular science films and documentaries. He has received over 20 national and international awards such as the Council of Europe Special Award in Avignon; Special Mention in Ostrava; Best Director Award in Slovenia; Honourable Mention for Best Director in Krakow; Special Mention by the Union of Bulgarian Filmmakers; holder of the Order of SS Cyril and Methodius, I Class.
Script: Mario Markov, Pantcho Tsankov
Director: Pantcho Tsankov
Cinematography: Slavcho Dimitrov, Tsvetan Markov
Production: Sinis Film Agency – Mario Markov
Supported by Bulgarian National Film Center, Minko Balkanski Foundation