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  • Fatcula
    Fatcula

    2016 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Martinus Daane Klemet

    Beauty demands sacrifice. Fatcula the surgeon and his helpful flock of birds will help you on this difficult journey.

  • Fisherwoman and a Bear. A Sami Story
    Fisherwoman and a Bear. A Sami Story

    Original title: Kalapüüdja naine ja karu

    2016 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Priit Tender

    A Sami woman caught fish from the lake in autumn. When she was boiling the fish, a bear who was cold entered the conical tent. The woman understood that it was a Sami man who had turned into a bear. The next morning the woman traced the bear’s tracks and found another, a frozen bear. The men skinned the bear and found a purse with gold coins in it. In the summer, at a fair, the woman met the man who had turned into the bear. He said that the dead bear had been his brother. The man told her to keep the money.

  • Four Breaths
    Four Breaths

    2016 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Mariam Agladze

    Four women are sharing their thoughts and ideas regarding death.

  • Full House
    Full House

    Original title: Täis maja

    2016 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Kristjan Holm

    Sky is not the limit!

  • Georg Udukübara aaria
    Georg Udukübara aaria

    2016 | TV Serial, ETV/ERR Serials | Director: Elo Selirand

  • Ghost
    Ghost

    2016 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Worapoj In-lao

    Based on personal journey, conjunction of superstitious belief and Ecocriticism.

  • Gorillamajandus
    Gorillamajandus

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Märten Vaher

  • Holy Motors - Sleeprydr
    Holy Motors - Sleeprydr

    2016 | Students film, Music video | Director: Sameli Muurimäki

    Music video directed by media student Sameli Muurimägi talks about reality and memories that are combined in a dreamlike car ride.

  • Homecoming
    Homecoming

    Original title (in Estonian): "Kodu"

    2016 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Loore-Emilie Raav

    A documentary by the student Loore Emilie Raav is about the animal protector Kadri Taperson living in Hiiumaa and her everyday work and life on the island regarding the animal protection. At the same time the leading character Kadri has an animal shelter in her personal home.

  • House of a Dream
    House of a Dream

    Original title: Ühe unistuse maja

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Ruti Murusalu

    For most people ballet is dancing. For ballet dancers this is life!

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