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  • Igavesed jahimaad
    Igavesed jahimaad

    2016 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Elin Grimstad

  • Kooselu Sri Lanka moodi
    Kooselu Sri Lanka moodi

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Mati Kark

  • Silence
    Silence

    2016 | Students film, TV Show | Director: Loore Jaanson

    Losing voice brings chaos to smooth-talking and charming Toomas’ life as he is forced to change his ways in order to get it back.

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

    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.

  • Alone Together
    Alone Together

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

    Mediastudents' Worapoj In-lao and Kevin Molloy art-documentary about relationship between human and things in experimental cinema.

  • 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.

  • The Man From Samaria
    The Man From Samaria

    2016 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Maria Aua

    Short documentary, by Maria Aua, is a story about a pastor who takes fatherly care of man crushed by life at Christian centre called Samaria.

  • A Fragile World
    A Fragile World

    2016 | Documentary, Nature | Director: Ants Tammik

    The film depicts two different worlds - man made and natural - opposites both in terms of content and form.

  • Family Lies
    Family Lies

    2016 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Valentin Kuik, Manfred Vainokivi

    “Family Lies” by Valentin Kuik and Manfred Vainokivi is a relationship drama about elephants in the bedroom and skeletons in the closet, about small and big deceptions, half-truths and set-ups that can be found in every family’s secret chronicles.

  • Aktuaalne Narva
    Aktuaalne Narva

    2016 | Documentary, Overviews | Director: Aljona Suržikova

    Documentary about city of Narva.

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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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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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