Pavol Barabáš

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Pavol Barabáš (born September 13, 1959 in Trenčín) is a Slovak film director, a traveler and an adventurer. He has produced a variety of documentaries on life in poorly accessible places where human beings hardly ever stepped foot before. His work deals with unusual cultures and humans living under extreme conditions or travelers making unique achievements in the sense of reaching unusual destinations.

Barabáš is particularly interested in Tibetan Buddhism but also people living deeply in the jungle, untouched by the modern civilization and with little or no influence by Western Societies.

Barabáš is the vice-president of the Slovak Film Academy. He has won over 150 film awards in his home country and abroad, including the Grand Prix award at the Fifth International Mountain Film Festival.[1]