The Manaki Brothers are renowned for their pioneering work in cinematography and are held in high esteem in the Balkans region. They are credited with being the first to capture the significant historical events of the Balkan and Macedonia region between World Wars I and II. Their films are renowned for their ethnographic documentaries, providing an invaluable insight into the culture and history of the region. As such, the Manaki Brothers are seen as the pioneers of cinematography in the Balkans. Their work continues to be celebrated to this day.