2019, 74’, documentary

Theodosy Theodosiev, teaching his method of forming powerful intellect, has propelled his students to medal winners at world Physics Olympiads, receiving more gold than France and the UK put together, which gave rise to his nickname ‘The Golden Physicist of Bulgaria’. Should a successful physicist be familiar with Hölderlin’s poetry? Is it possible to teach the quest for moral absolutes or is it just Theo’s formula?


NIKOLAY VASILEV is a writer/director of documentaries selected for national and international festivals and TV productions for BNT. He has received a number of awards, including Jameson Short Film Award 2010 for his documentary Fairy Tales. IFF Sofia.


Festivals & Awards:

Premiered at Sofia IFF; Love is Folly IFF, Varna; Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival


Script: Nikolay Vasilev

Director: Nikolay Vasilev

Cinematography: Borislav Georgiev

Music: Hristo Namliev

Production: Screening Emotions – P oli Angelova, Nikolay Todorov

Supported by Bulgarian National Film Center, Peak Audio, Altera Group Bulgaria, Creative Snab

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