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  • Pretenders
    Pretenders

    Original title: Teesklejad

    2016 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Vallo Toomla

    There is nothing so scary as your own reflection.

  • Reading between the lines
    Reading between the lines

    Original title (in Estonian): "Ridade vahelt lugedes"

    2016 | Students film, Short | Director: Nadja Girich

    Adaptation of original letters by Nobel laureate Ivan Bunin and estonian poetess Maria Karamzina.

  • Red Cabaret
    Red Cabaret

    Original title: Punane varietee

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Manfred Vainokivi

  • Sacrifice
    Sacrifice

    Original title (in Estonian): "Ohverdus"

    2016 | Students film, Short | Director: Oksana Nakorchevska

    A fairytal about father and daughter, who moved to the countryside.

  • Sanctuarium
    Sanctuarium

    2016 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Vyacheslav (Slavik) Bihun

    Vyacheslav Bihun's documentary about a sacred place called Sanctuarium.

  • Savisaare protsess
    Savisaare protsess

    2016 | TV Serial, Tallinn TV Serial | Director: Rando Pettai

  • Secret of Life
    Secret of Life

    Original title (in French): "Secret De La Vie"

    2016 | Students film, Music video | Director: Saverio Madis Santostasi

    Music Video of the song “Secret De La Vie”.

  • Segased päevad
    Segased päevad

    2016 | Documentary, Making of | Director:

  • Seneca's Day
    Seneca's Day

    Original title: Seneca päev

    2016 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Kristijonas Vildžiūnas

    It is 1989, the final year of the Soviet era in Vilnius. Eighteen-year old buddies establish the Seneca’s Fellowship. Its motto is, “Live each day as if it was your last.”

  • Short and fiction
    Short and fiction

    2016 | Students film, Short | Director: Sintija Andersone

    Couple fools younger girls to re-fresh their relationship.

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

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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.

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