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Baro Mariben


The meaning of Baro Mariben in Roma language is “The Big War”. This short documentary

film deals with the topic of persecutions and hard life of Roma people during the Second World War

in Slovakia through speaking their personal stories from the dramatic moments of the war. By 

following the authentic locations and people, we search for the nowadays memory in us. The aim of 

the movie is to enlighten the topic of Roma holocaust in Slovakia, which still seems unknown and

mysterious to many people.