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  • A Husband and a Wife. A Voitan Story
    A Husband and a Wife. A Voitan Story

    2016 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Mait Laas

    A wife went out to cut the rye, while the husband was at home sick. The man asked if the work would soon be finished and the wife replied that it would. The husband went out to check and saw that his wife was asleep and the work had just begun. The husband cut his sleeping wife’s hair off and smeared her head with tar. The wife came home and asked the husband through the window, „Is your wife at home?“ The husband replied that she was. The wife cried, „The devil has exchanged me and I will always roam about as the devil’s wife!“

  • On the other side
    On the other side

    2016 | Students film, Short | Director: Eret Kuusk

    The short movie by Eret Kuust tells a story of a couple looking for their lost dog and through that they test their relationship and honesty for each other.

  • Papad mammad
    Papad mammad

    2016 | TV Serial, TV3 Serial | Director: Ergo Kuld, Margus Raid

  • Sanctuarium
    Sanctuarium

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

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

  • Lake Bodom
    Lake Bodom

    2016 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Taneli Mustonen

    Every camper's worst nightmare came true at Lake Bodom in 1960 when four teenagers were stabbed to death while sleeping in their tent. Reconstructing a legendary campsite murder turns deadly when the girls decide to rewrite history.

  • Seneca's Day
    Seneca's Day

    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.”

  • Dearest Sister
    Dearest Sister

    2016 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Mattie Do

    A Lao village girl’s only chance of escaping indentured poverty is to manipulate her wealthy cousin’s illness into dependence.

  • Land of Soul
    Land of Soul

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Kullar Viimne, Erik Norkroos

    The oldest, almost century-old Estonian church in America is about to fall apart.

  • Destination To Be Happy
    Destination To Be Happy

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Kertu Köösel

    This documentary tells the story of two men, Rain and Andres who are constantly on the search of self fulfilment and happiness. On their searches they have gone through many experiences which allows them to make others happy as well.The phrase giving is better than receiving was made for personalizing them.

  • National Library of Estonia
    National Library of Estonia

    2016 | Students film, Short | Director: Francesco Crivaro

    Erasmus Movie Masters' architecture film about the National Library of Estonia.

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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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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