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  • Patarei ärkab ellu
    Patarei ärkab ellu

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Jaan Kolberg

  • The story of ...
    The story of ...

    2016 | Students film, Short | Director: Sandra Kartau

    Sandra Kartau drama about a young girl who searches her way out of a situation that she has been a long time.

  • Kul Tur
    Kul Tur

    2016 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Alexander Marcus Müller

    A swedish busdriver talks about his job as a bus driver, driving people to Tallinn so they can buy cheaper alcohol.

  • Ghost
    Ghost

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

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

  • Come Back Free
    Come Back Free

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Ksenia Okhapkina

    A poetic documentary about life in a war torn Chechen village, with the cemetery as its symbolic focal point. The village lives and breathes in unison.

  • Sädemete jõed
    Sädemete jõed

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Märten Vaher

  • Amalimbo
    Amalimbo

    2016 | Animation, Cartoon, Other types of 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.

  • The Birth of Bears. An Udmurt Story
    The Birth of Bears. An Udmurt Story

    2016 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Mattias Mälk

    In olden times, there were no bears. An Udmurt man turned into a bear. The man would transform into a bear at night. One night his wife hid his clothes, and the man could not turn back into a human.

  • Fading beauty
    Fading beauty

    2016 | Students film, Short | Director: Tormi Torop

    This film tells a story about the brutality of honest love - soft version - maybe.

  • Tee otsing. Robert Kasemägi
    Tee otsing. Robert Kasemägi

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Aljona Suržikova

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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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