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is a Slovak
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, a traveler and an adventurer. He has produced a variety of documentaries
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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
Tibetan Buddhism is the body of Buddhist religious doctrine and institutions characteristic of Tibet and certain regions of the Himalayas, including northern Nepal, Bhutan, and India . It is the state religion of Bhutan...
but also people living deeply in the jungle
A Jungle is an area of land in the tropics overgrown with dense vegetation.The word jungle originates from the Sanskrit word jangala which referred to uncultivated land. Although the Sanskrit word refers to "dry land", it has been suggested that an Anglo-Indian interpretation led to its...
, 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.