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  • 14 Cases
    14 Cases

    Original title: 14 käänet

    2017 | Documentary | Director: Marianna Kaat

    Film follows different age present-day Estonian Russians who are facing difficulties with their identities.

  • 3D
    3D

    2017 | Documentary | Director: Krista Jutt

  • 9mm
    9mm

    2017 | Students film, Short | Director: Erik Hans Sepp

    This short film directed by Erik Hans Sepp tells a story of a thief who gets taught a lesson he will remember for the rest of his life.

  • A Bad Scene: Agreement
    A Bad Scene: Agreement

    Original title - Paha lugu: Kokkulepe

    2017 | Feature film, Short | Director: Andres Maimik, Rain Tolk

    “Agreement” by Andres Maimik and Rain Tolk takes the viewer to the middle of the chaos of a film set. What can a director do when a small pretty girl turns into the most capricious diva? The chains of manipulation reach far and wide.

  • A Bad Scene: Early Spring
    A Bad Scene: Early Spring

    Original title in Estonian: Varakevad

    2017 | Feature film, Short | Director: Rain Tolk, Gustaf Boman Bränngård

    When 15 year old Sander falls prey to an almost fatal bad joke, he has to decide whether to try and break away from his determined social status, or conform and accept his role in the group.

  • A Bad Scene: Nissan Patrol
    A Bad Scene: Nissan Patrol

    Original title - Paha lugu: Nissan Patrol

    2017 | Feature film, Short | Director: Andres Maimik, Katrin Maimik

  • A Car Called Victory
    A Car Called Victory

    Original title (in Russian): "Победа"

    2017 | Students film, Short | Director: Vladislav Mukovnin

    Media student Vladislav Mukovnin's short film based on the novel by Ilmar Taska and speaks of a little boy and his parents in the post-war Soviet era.

  • A Cat In The Night
    A Cat In The Night

    Original title (in Finnish): "Kissa Yössä"

    2017 | Students film, Short | Director: Alex Asikainen

    A short film about Commitment vs Freedom.

  • About Tallinn
    About Tallinn

    2017 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Collin Browne

    In Tallinn the public transportation has aspects both unique and common to other countries. An international student discusses these in an interview.

  • Above
    Above

    2017 | Students film, Short | Director: Vishal Vittal

    Vishal Vittal’s architecture film about Estonian National Museum is discussing freedom of speech and censorship, while reflecting the change in people who transfered from Soviet Union to Independent Estonia.

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