by Miha Mohorič

Tekmüvanje, 2021, documentary, digital DCP, 1,77:1 (16:9), c, 51 min

Competition is a documentary that takes us to the Roma village of Pušča, Slovenia, where the first and only Roma volunteer fire department in the world tries to fit into Slovenia’s firefighter culture. Can they become Slovenian firefighters without putting their own identity at risk?

Miha Mohorič, Tina Glavič Novak, Martin Kastelic
Miha Mohorič
Miha Mohorič
directors of photography
Miha Mohorič, Tina Glavič Novak
film editor
Martin Kastelic
sound designer
Tom Lemajič
Sagar Collective
RTV Slovenija, KUD Javk
Slovenian Film Centre
Miha Mohorič

In his visually rich documentary opus, Miha Mohorič reveals the themes with anthropological and ethnographic characteristics. In his movies, he focuses particularly on overlooked social and cultural themes. He is and exceptional observer, who records the unspoken and the unheard with the sensible eye of a camera and with it, integrates the artistic aesthetic into the documentary film. He is a founder of Sagar Kolektiv and Kranjska Gora IFF. In his free time he is running a mobile cinema for children (