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  • Deceptive appearance
    Deceptive appearance

    2018 | Students film, TV Show | Director: Jaan Kalmus jr

  • Mihkel
    Mihkel

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Ari Alexander Magnusson

    Mihkel and Vera dream of moving from their home in Estonia to Iceland. Events take an unexpected turn and Mihkel dies a painful death in Iceland, betrayed by his oldest friend, Igor. The film is based on true events.

  • Dumpster Divers
    Dumpster Divers

    2018 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Kamilla Selina Lepik

    Kamilla Selina Lepik's short documentary film is telling about a young woman's odd lifestyle diving in supermarkets' dumpsters for food.

  • Why Don't I Leave?
    Why Don't I Leave?

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Liina Särkinen

    Three Estonian women in London (not to mention the children).

  • New Neighbours
    New Neighbours

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Riho Västrik

    The political eras meet in the Estonian town of Tapa.

  • Beqaa VR
    Beqaa VR

    2018 | Feature film, Short | Director: Rain Rannu

  • Kitchen Triptych
    Kitchen Triptych

    2018 | Documentary, Antropological | Director: Marko Raat

    ‘A day in the life’ of the kitchens of some of Estonia’s top restaurants.

  • Not There Yet
    Not There Yet

    2018 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Ruta Pakalne

    Each child needs to face challenges with their parents, this film looks into a Latvian young woman’s also the director of the film difficult relationship with her mother.

  • Captain Morten And The Spider Queen
    Captain Morten And The Spider Queen

    2018 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Kaspar Jancis, Riho Unt, Henry Nicholson

    Sometimes you need to be shrinked in order to grow up.

  • Floidum
    Floidum

    2018 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Liis Lindmaa

    Student Liis Lindmaa's documentary is about Estonian artist Flo Kasearu, who works and lives in her own house museum and searches for harmony between creation and everyday life.

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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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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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