Home

Search results

  • End of Chain
    End of Chain

    Original title: Keti lõpp

    2017 | Full lenght feature, Feature film | Director: Priit Pääsuke

    The feature film is set in a remote fast food resturant next to an empty parking lot. The place works as a model of the world, or East-Europe.

  • Amalimbo
    Amalimbo

    2016 | Cartoon, Other types of animation, Animation | Director: Juan Pablo Libossart

    Tipuana, a five year-old girl, experiences the limbo as she tries to pass to ‘the other side’ after the recent death of her beloved father.

  • Full House
    Full House

    Original title: Täis maja

    2016 | Cartoon, Animation | Director: Kristjan Holm

    Sky is not the limit!

  • Free Range. Ballad on Approving of the World
    Free Range. Ballad on Approving of the World

    Original title: Free Range. Ballaad maailma heakskiitmisest

    2013 | Full lenght feature, Feature film | Director: Veiko Õunpuu

    An optimistic anti-western about the possibility to attain the inscrutable and benevolent indifference towards all mundane affairs even here, in the midst of the pointless and sad life of contemporary Europeans.

  • Life as in Paradise
    Life as in Paradise

    Original title (in Estonian): "Elu nagu paradiisis"

    2013 | Short, Students film | Director: Jaan Penjam

  • Sky Song
    Sky Song

    Original title: Taevalaul

    2010 | Puppet, Animation | Director: Mati Kütt

    Is it possible to reach the moon in one breath? Yes, it is if you have the will to fly and the appropriate training. This is the case with postman Rain.

  • Magnus
    Magnus

    Original title: Magnus

    2007 | Full lenght feature, Feature film | Director: Kadri Kõusaar

    The debut feature film directed by Kadri Kõusaar tells the story about alienation and absence of emotions through the relationship of a depressed youngster and his father. The film with excellent cinematography has received awards at several acknowledged film festivals. The film is currently banned for protecting the private life of a prototype.

  • 2005 | Feature film, Short | Director: Annaleena Piel Linna

  • The Table
    The Table

    Original title: Laud

    2004 | Puppet, Animation | Director: Jelena Girlin, Mari-Liis Bassovskaja, Urmas Jõemees

    Vivat, crescat, floreat vagina!

  • Having Soul
    Having Soul

    Original title: Hing sees

    2002 | Puppet, Animation | Director: Riho Unt

    “Having Soul” is the story of a little boy and his big dream – toy soldiers with souls, who would close their eyes, when dying.

Recognition of the Database

Eesti parim kolmanda sektori e-teenus 2015

Republic of Estonia Information System Authority jury comprising industry experts selected the Estonian Film Database to be the winner in civil society e-services category for 2015

Contributor Zone

Contact and commitments

We will be glad to assist you if you would have any questions or need for help regarding Estonian film heritage.

Estonian Film Database (EFDB)

The database is maintained by NGO Estonian Film Database. It was opened on 12.12.2012 and is meant for providing information about the whole Estonian film heritage from 1912. We plan fully complete it by 2022 but already now full and partial entries for about 16 000 films, 9000 filmmakers and more than 200 production companies could be retrieved in Estonian and partly in English. Translation of film descriptions and keywords into English is an ongoing process. Read more detailed overview.

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991

How to obtain a film copy

Please find an instruction how to obtain a copy of a film or newsreel for personal use from here.

Estonian Films

Foreign Estonian Film Heritage Collection

MTÜ Eesti Filmi Andmebaas

ERR Archive

Film Archive

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm