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Pavol Barabás

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Pururambo  2007  3.8 ★ 53 mins Documentaries Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025
Globe-trotting Slovakian filmmaker Pavol Barabas explores Earth's biggest tropical island, New Guinea, in this breathtaking tour of a culture wholly unfamiliar with modern civilization and with no previous contact with white people. Along the way, Barabas finds people living high in trees under conditions roughly similar to those of the Stone Age. The film won the Culture Prize at the Kendal Mountain Film Festival.


Pururambo  2007  3.7 ★ 53 mins Documentary Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025 
Globe-trotting Slovakian filmmaker Pavol Barabas explores Earth's biggest tropical island, New Guinea, in this breathtaking tour of a culture wholly unfamiliar with modern civilization and with no previous contact with white people. Along the way, Barabas finds people living high in trees under conditions roughly similar to those of the Stone Age. The film won the Culture Prize at the Kendal Mountain Film Festival.


Amazonia Vertical  2005  3.6 ★ 63 mins Documentaries Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025
Deep in the Amazon lives Auyan Tepui -- known to locals as the "Mount of the God of Evil." After becoming the first person to completely traverse the enormous table mountain, climber Slovak Becko Ondrejovic returns for more. But this time, he brings his friends along to experience this full immersion into nature. This Slovakian documentary features breathtaking vistas of a world virtually untouched by modernity.


Amazonia Vertical  2005  3.6 ★ 63 mins Documentary Rated: NR
Deep in the Amazon lives Auyan Tepui -- known to locals as the "Mount of the God of Evil." After becoming the first person to completely traverse the enormous table mountain, climber Slovak Becko Ondrejovic returns for more. But this time, he brings his friends along to experience this full immersion into nature. This Slovakian documentary features breathtaking vistas of a world virtually untouched by modernity.


Omo: A Journey to the Primaeval Age  2002  3.5 ★ 68 mins Documentaries Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025
Filmmaker Pavol Barabás and a group of intrepid explorers set out to find the roots of humankind on the banks of the River Omo in Ethiopia, where the oldest remains of ancient humans were found. After facing treacherous rapids along their journey, the daring rafters encounter local populations living off the river. The film won the Silver Gentian for Best Film on Exploration at the Trento Film Festival, among other awards.


Omo: A Journey to the Primaeval Age  2002  3.5 ★ 68 mins Documentary Rated: NR
Filmmaker Pavol Barabás and a group of intrepid explorers set out to find the roots of humankind on the banks of the River Omo in Ethiopia, where the oldest remains of ancient humans were found. After facing treacherous rapids along their journey, the daring rafters encounter local populations living off the river. The film won the Silver Gentian for Best Film on Exploration at the Trento Film Festival, among other awards.


Mysterious Mamberamo  2001  3.6 ★ 67 mins Documentaries Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025
Two friends embark on an extraordinary journey when they enter the jungles of Indonesia's Irian Jaya to begin the more than 600-mile trek documented here. Their goal: To reach the planet's last primitives -- a tribe untouched by the outside world. In the weeks-long expedition, the adventurers reveal the secrets of the virgin Mamberamo River and struggle with everything from hunger to malaria as they trudge forward to their goal.


Mysterious Mamberamo  2001  3.7 ★ 67 mins Documentary Rated: NR
Two friends embark on an extraordinary journey when they enter the jungles of Indonesia's Irian Jaya to begin the more than 600-mile trek documented here. Their goal: To reach the planet's last primitives -- a tribe untouched by the outside world. In the weeks-long expedition, the adventurers reveal the secrets of the virgin Mamberamo River and struggle with everything from hunger to malaria as they trudge forward to their goal.


Arctic Extreme: 118 Days in Captivity of Ice  1998  3.3 ★ 57 mins Documentaries Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025
Four Slovak and Russian explorers endure a 118-day trek to the North Pole, starting from the Russian archipelago of Severnaya Zemlya and ending in Canada -- a route that remained unconquered until this journey. Without the aid of aircraft, these intrepid explorers face polar bears, fierce glacial drift and extreme climate shifts. And once they reach the North Pole on May 8, 1998, the conditions only get worse.


Arctic Extreme: 118 Days in Captivity of Ice  1998  3.4 ★ 57 mins Documentary Rated: NR
Four Slovak and Russian explorers endure a 118-day trek to the North Pole, starting from the Russian archipelago of Severnaya Zemlya and ending in Canada -- a route that remained unconquered until this journey. Without the aid of aircraft, these intrepid explorers face polar bears, fierce glacial drift and extreme climate shifts. And once they reach the North Pole on May 8, 1998, the conditions only get worse.


80 Meters Below the Summit  1997  3.1 ★ 57 mins Foreign (English) Rated: NR
Rising 28,169 feet above the Earth's surface, Nepal's Kanchenjunga -- or "five treasures of snows" -- is the world's third-highest mountain and the object of destiny for the members of the Slovak expedition at the heart of this documentary. Weather, geography and legend all conspire against those who set out to conquer the five-peaked behemoth in this film that reveals many of the mountain's most spectacular vistas.


80 Meters Below the Summit  1997  2.8 ★ 57 mins Documentaries Rated: NR  until 01-Jan-2025
Rising 28,169 feet above the Earth's surface, Nepal's Kanchenjunga -- or "five treasures of snows" -- is the world's third-highest mountain and the object of destiny for the members of the Slovak expedition at the heart of this documentary. Weather, geography and legend all conspire against those who set out to conquer the five-peaked behemoth in this film that reveals many of the mountain's most spectacular vistas.

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