Barabáš's documentary wins another festival

THE MOST RECENT documentary film by the Slovak director Pavol Barabáš, Omo: Journey to Prehistoric Times, won the Silver Gentian, the highest prize in the exploration film category, at the Mountain Film Festival in Trento, Italy.

The film features a journey through Ethiopia on a river full of rhinos and crocodiles. Four years ago Barabáš won the festival's top prize - the Golden Gentian - for his film 118 Days in Captivity of Ice. Last year, his film Mustang won for best cinematography.

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PM Igor Matovič (front) and Education Minister Branislav Gröhling  (back)

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Alena Zsuzsová is escorted to the courtroom.