One of the most controversial Slovak documentaries now online with English subtitles

The story unfolds around the unresolved case of a political murder in the 1990s.

Róbert Remiáš 1970-1996Róbert Remiáš 1970-1996 (Source: Sme - Jozef Jakubčo)

One of the most controversial Slovak documentaries, Skutok Sa Stal (Never Happened) directed by Barbora Berezňáková, can be watched online on

The film premiered in 2019 on IFF Warsaw and IFDF Ji.hlava.

The platform publishes it as part of A Quest for the Truth programme, which is a selection of investigative documentaries in which the films’ directors were not afraid to seek their own answers as they attempted to crack cold cases.

The rest of this article is premium content at
Subscribe now for full access

I already have subscription - Sign in

Subscription provides you with:
  • Immediate access to all locked articles (premium content) on
  • Special weekly news summary + an audio recording with a weekly news summary to listen to at your convenience (received on a weekly basis directly to your e-mail)
  • PDF version of the latest issue of our newspaper, The Slovak Spectator, emailed directly to you
  • Access to all premium content on and

Top stories

Children flying kites in Žilina.

Short stories about 'unicorns' win a prize

Philip Morris has opened an interactive laboratory in Banská Bystrica, and private radio stations will say goodbye to Slovak music.

15. okt
Actor Noël Czuczor portrays Alfréd Wetzler in "The Auschwitz Report".

The Allies knew about Auschwitz atrocities, but they bombed the Bratislava refinery instead

A report about the atrocities written by two Slovaks who escaped the camp was ignored for weeks and months.

13. okt
Cyclists and scooter riders wave their way on Obchodná Street.

How to cycle in the centre of Bratislava

Obchodná Street is one problematic stretch for cyclists in the capital.

14. okt
The Christmas market on Main Square.

In spite of pandemic, Bratislava is preparing for Christmas markets

But there won't be an ice rink in Hviezdoslavovo Square this year.

15. okt
Skryť Close ad