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  • Baruto - Lost in Translation
    Baruto - Lost in Translation

    2009 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Artur Talvik

    Portrait documentary directed by Artur Talvik about Kaido Höövelson alias Baruto and about his difficult journey towards the highest rank of Japanese sumo wrestling.

  • Baskin
    Baskin

    2012 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Manfred Vainokivi

    Portrait documentary about actor and theatre director Eino Baskin.

  • Beauty of Fatherland
    Beauty of Fatherland

    2001 | Documentary | Director: Jaak Kilmi, Andres Maimik

    Portrait documentary by Andres Maimik and Jaak Kilmi observes the parallel lives of two opposite women - Anne Eenpalu, the leader of "Home Daughters" and Tiina Jantson, activist in Estonian beauty contests. Both women take care of cultivating beauty in Estonia in their own way.

  • Because I Am a Little Bird
    Because I Am a Little Bird

    2004 | Documentary | Director: Jüri Sillart

  • Beer Revolution
    Beer Revolution

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Taavi Arus

    Documentary follows the rising phenomenon of craft beer scene in Estonia throughout 2015 along with its main protagonists – brewers, sellers and variously minded consumers.

  • Beggar Writer's House
    Beggar Writer's House

    2012 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Manfred Vainokivi

  • Behind the hard work
    Behind the hard work

    2007 | Documentary | Director: Mati Viiul

    The documentary introduces the daily life of the Institute of Geology and the story of its new building - the process of construction, moving and opening.

  • Behind the Plough
    Behind the Plough

    1976 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Märt Müür

    Debut documentary by Märt Müür gives a bold and professional overview about the production of ploughing equipment inappopriate for non-chernozemic fields.

  • Betti Alver
    Betti Alver

    2020 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Enn (Ernst) Lillemets

    Documentary film sheds light on one of Estonian poetry’s brightest and most engaging personalities - Betti Alver.

  • Between the Three
    Between the Three

    2022 | Documentary, Nature | Director: Marek Vahula

    The story of environmental protection of Kunda Bay in 1992–1993.

  • Between Two Fires
    Between Two Fires

    2011 | Documentary | Director: Martin Korjus

    Documentary about the dreams of a father and his sons in the world of formula and kart racing as well as about the fulfilment of the dream through hard work, success and loneliness.

  • Bewitchers
    Bewitchers

    2004 | Documentary, Antropological | Director: Priit Valkna

    In South-Estonia, being cast the evil eye, or the malocchio, remains a daily threat for those admired or envied by others.

  • Beyond the Water
    Beyond the Water

    2003 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Liia Sakkos

  • Big City Beat
    Big City Beat

    2015 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Ave Häkli, Antti Häkli

    A story of a young Estonian trying to make in London’s music business.

  • Bigger Than Sports
    Bigger Than Sports

    2019 | Documentary, Portrey, Sport | Director: Kerttu Soans

    Uncompromising "Crazy Coach" Arvi Aavik is creating the Estonian women's wrestling team out of a few capable girls.

  • Birth of Karl Johan
    Birth of Karl Johan

    2004 | Documentary | Director: Jüri Tallinn

  • Birth of the Statehood
    Birth of the Statehood

    1993 | Documentary | Director: Heikki Aasaru

  • Birthday
    Birthday

    2012 | Documentary | Director: Erik Norkroos

  • Black Box
    Black Box

    2011 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Marko Raat

    The title of the European Capital of Culture Tallinn 2011 raised the issue how to expand the public space and provide more interesting public activities.

  • Blood Type
    Blood Type

    2013 | Documentary, Students film | Director: Leeni Linna

  • Blooming Stones
    Blooming Stones

    1963 | Documentary, Popular Science | Director: Vladimir Parvel

    The documentary gives overview about the suitable plants for an alpine garden and the know-how about building such garden.

  • Boba
    Boba

    1971 | Documentary, Music Documentary | Director: Tõnu Aru, Mati-Jüri Põldre

  • BombSquad
    BombSquad

    1997 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Rein Kotov

  • Bonus track
    Bonus track

    2016 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Riho Västrik

  • Border Youth
    Border Youth

    2019 | Documentary | Director: Aleksandr Heifets

  • Boreaalsolaarium
    Boreaalsolaarium

    2005 | Documentary | Director: Priit Pääsuke

  • Brave New World
    Brave New World

    2006 | Documentary, Portrey, Problem oriented | Director: Jaan Tootsen

    It's a film about consumerism, about people, who have lost themselves in a world of things.

  • Breeding of the Estonian black-and white cow
    Breeding of the Estonian black-and white cow

    1989 | Documentary, Commissioned, Other categories | Director: Leo Ilves

    Documentary about the history and present day of breeding Estonian black-and-white cattle.

  • Bridges Of Time
    Bridges Of Time

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Audrius Stonys, Kristine Briede

    "Look back with me and maybe you will find out something new about documentary cinema, which is nothing else but life after death." Herz Frank.

  • Burlesquers
    Burlesquers

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Kristjan Ojang

    A portrait about Estonian burlesque performers, how they organise events in Estonia and prepare for performances.

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