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  • How To Make Water
    How To Make Water

    2016 | Students film, Short, Advertising/Promotion | Director: Johannes Straßner

    "How to Make Water" is a short comedy film produced for the Estonian Waterworks Association.

  • How a Girl was Wed Three Times. A Mari Story
    How a Girl was Wed Three Times. A Mari Story

    Original title: Kuidas üks piiga kolmele peiule mehele anti

    2016 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Mattias Mälk

    Everyone knows that a woman can find a way out of any situation. If a mother cannot afford to refuse a suitor for her daughter, she can marry off a cat or a dog instead. But how can one get along with a cat or a dog?

  • How are you
    How are you

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

    Documentary film of Thai student who is currently studying in Tallinn, Estonia, which visually narrate how he overcome tough time as well as settle his life into unfamiliar surrounding and environment.

  • How the God Asked for Directions. A Vepsian Story
    How the God Asked for Directions. A Vepsian Story

    Original title: Kuidas jumal palus teed juhatada

    2016 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Valter Uusberg

    God toured the land and saw a woman working. He asked her for directions. The woman pointed the way with her foot not stopping her work. God saw a man working. He asked for directions. The man said, „Let’s sit down and have a smoke.“ Then he pointed the way. Since that time men have had time to smoke, but women must always work.

  • I Breathe so I Dance
    I Breathe so I Dance

    Orginal tiltle (in Estonian): "Hingan, seega tantsin"

    2016 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Kamilla Selina Lepik

    A 16 years old talented dancer works hard to be a motivational teacher to her students.

  • Igavesed jahimaad
    Igavesed jahimaad

    2016 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Elin Grimstad

  • Illusioonide labürint
    Illusioonide labürint

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Jüri Lina

  • India - teel tippu
    India - teel tippu

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Gert Kark

  • Jaan Poska
    Jaan Poska

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Toomas Lepp

  • Joke of the Day
    Joke of the Day

    Original title (in Estonian): "Päeva parim nali"

    2016 | Students film, Short | Director: Ulrike Brett Uukkivi

    Film is about the relationship between father and son who are both stand up comedians.

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