28th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
The Most Beautiful Corner in the World
director: Robert Mihály
original title: Najkrajší kút v šírom svete
running time: 25 min.
synopsisA reporter for a fictional television station, originally from Ukraine, travels around Slovakia and asks people at memorable places questions about the nature of fascism and the soul of the Slovak nation. The documentary essay seeks to capture the shape of a society on the fringes of the political spectrum through the words spoken and the images of crowd scenes.
“According to the Centre for Research of Ethnicity and Culture, people in Slovakia generally have an aversion to extremist movements. But at the same time, 75 percent of them identify with several of their ideas."
biographyRóbert Mihály studied philosophy at Comenius University in Bratislava and now attends the Documentary Filmmaking Studio at the Academy of Performing Arts. His artistic work deals with issues of democracy, radicalism and nationalism, such as in the short film Long Live Death (2021).
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