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  • Good Luck
    Good Luck

    2017 | Documentary | Director: Riho Västrik

    The Estonian film group needed help from higher forces in Buryatia.

  • The Trial: The State of Russia vs Oleg Sentsov
    The Trial: The State of Russia vs Oleg Sentsov

    2017 | Documentary | Director: Askold Kurov

    Cowardice is the greatest sin on earth.

  • Soviet Hippies
    Soviet Hippies

    2017 | Documentary | Director: Terje Toomistu

    Thrilled by rock music, inspired by the cult of peace and love, the young long-haired drop-outs craved for freedom and created their own System in the Soviet Union despite the strict regime of the 1970s.

  • Tabamata Ime (tootmises)
    Tabamata Ime (tootmises)

    2017 | Documentary | Director: Eret Kuusk

  • Interview with Arvo Iho
    Interview with Arvo Iho

    2017 | Students film, Exercises (factual/documentary) | Director: Erik Mumm

    Interview with Arvo Iho about his life.

  • Tanel Padar "Wish You Well"
    Tanel Padar "Wish You Well"

    2017 | Students film, Music video | Director: Laura Lisete Roosaar

    Music video for Tanel Padar’s single “Soovin head” (“Wish you well”) from his EP “Parem veelgi” (2017).

  • Filmimäng 1
    Filmimäng 1

    2017 | Other categories | Director:

  • Interview with Valentin Kuik
    Interview with Valentin Kuik

    2017 | Students film, Exercises (factual/documentary) | Director: Mirjam Mikk

    Director and screenwriter Valentin Kuik talks about making films and remembers his days in film school.

  • Täideviija
    Täideviija

    2017 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Roald Johannson

  • The Perpetuum Mobile And Infinite Souls
    The Perpetuum Mobile And Infinite Souls

    2017 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Kaido Veermäe, Marianne Kõrver

    Two men’s journeys take them through the ups and downs of life. One of them has changed into a woman and the other into a monk. Will they find the magnetic forces they need to turn on the perpetuum mobile that will help them find someone to share their lives with and somewhere to belong?

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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Estonian Film Database (EFDB)

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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How to obtain a film copy

Please find an instruction how to obtain a copy of a film or newsreel for personal use from here.

Foreign Estonian Film Heritage Collection

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