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  • By the Bus
    By the Bus

    2004 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Meelis Muhu

    Eurobus is driving around Estonia with people on board who give information about the European Union.

  • Cabaret
    Cabaret

    2012 | Documentary | Director: Gerda Kordemets

    The 11th grade pupils of Saaremaa Grammar School give the special cabaret performance at the end of every year held already for the 23th times.

  • Call-girl´s Christmas
    Call-girl´s Christmas

    1994 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Artur Talvik, Rein Kotov

    Documentary about 19-year-old Kerstin who has come to look for happiness and sell her body in Tallinn, Estonia.

  • Calling - War Cameramen
    Calling - War Cameramen

    2005 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Peep Puks

    War cameraman Ivar Heinmaa defies danger and death while working in the various crisis areas in the world.

  • Camino
    Camino

    2011 | Documentary | Director: Andres Sööt

    Andres Sööt sets out to a 800-kilometre-long pilgrimage called Camino de Santiago in Northern Spain; the road will end in Finisterre - "the end of the world" on the coast of Atlantic Ocean.

  • Canvascity
    Canvascity

    2015 | Documentary | Director: Aleksandr Heifets

    Imagine a city, where graffiti wasn’t illegal, a city where everybody could draw whatever they liked. Where every street was awash with a million colors and little phrases. Imagine a city like that and stop leaning against the wall – it’s wet.

  • Carl Robert Jakobson
    Carl Robert Jakobson

    1982 | Documentary | Director: Mati-Jüri Põldre

  • Casting
    Casting

    2006 | Documentary | Director: Urmas Eero Liiv

    Ken Saar holds a casting call in order to find main stars for a non-existent Bollywood film, befooling the jury and the participants.

  • Catching the Miracle
    Catching the Miracle

    1996 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Hans Roosipuu, Enn Säde

    Documentary by Hans Roosipuu and Enn Säde about the Shmigun family with its two athlete daughters Kristina and Katrin striving towards top results.

  • Catching the Sun
    Catching the Sun

    1998 | Documentary | Director: Eva-Katariina Taimre

  • Cecilia
    Cecilia

    2001 | Documentary, Music Documentary | Director: Dorian Supin

    Arvo Pärts´s work Cecilia, Vergine Romana was commissioned by the Agency of Preparations for Holy Years in Roma, appointed by the Pope.

  • Celebration
    Celebration

    2019 | Documentary | Director: Vladimir Loginov

    For nearly twenty years now one small Estonian town has organised a Ukrainian-themed fair, during which a beauty contest is held. This observational film explores whether beauty can be an object of competition, and how we should understand the phenomenon of beauty contests in the modern day.

  • Censorship Leftovers
    Censorship Leftovers

    2010 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Manfred Vainokivi

  • Ceramic artist Leo Rohlin
    Ceramic artist Leo Rohlin

    2010 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Igor Ruus

    Portrait documentary by Igor Ruus about Estonian ceramic artist and art teacher Leo Rohlin.

  • Charm of Sacred Groves
    Charm of Sacred Groves

    2013 | Documentary, Nature | Director: Rein Maran

    Documentary by Rein Maran about oak groves in Estonia - local holy places of nature and cultural heritage.

  • Chemistry - yes!
    Chemistry - yes!

    1964 | Documentary | Director: Harri Rehe

    Documentary about the Kohtla-Järve oil shale processing industry.

  • Chief Architects
    Chief Architects

    1999 | Documentary | Director: Andres Sööt

    Documentary by Andres Sööt about Soviet architecture and buildings in Tallinn, equipped with the commentaries by former top architects.

  • Child of Nature
    Child of Nature

    2014 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Anu Aun

    In two years she changed from a Playboy cover model into a child of nature.

  • Chili from Chile in Estonia
    Chili from Chile in Estonia

    2012 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Elo Selirand

  • Cho-Oyu
    Cho-Oyu

    1998 | Documentary | Director: Riho Västrik

    Documentary by Riho Västrik about the Estonian alpinists' first Himalayan expedition to climb the top of Cho-Oyu, the world's sixth highest mountain.

  • Choose Order
    Choose Order

    2004 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Andres Maimik

  • Christ Lives in Siberia
    Christ Lives in Siberia

    2015 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Arbo Tammiksaar, Jaak Kilmi

    Director Arbo Tammiksaar together with his family moved to live in a Vissarions' village in Siberia for a year, in order to follow the daily life of the religious community.

  • Cinema to Your Doorsteps
    Cinema to Your Doorsteps

    2004 | Documentary, Making of | Director: Mikk Rand

    In summers, filmmakers together with film students travel around Estonia by an old bus called "Kinobuss" with the purpose of restoring cinema traditions in Estonia.

  • City on Emajõgi River
    City on Emajõgi River

    1964 | Documentary, Overviews | Director: Aleksandr Mandrõkin

    Documentary about the city of Tartu that is located by Emajõgi River.

  • Class of 1943
    Class of 1943

    2012 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Helga Merits

  • Clayhouse
    Clayhouse

    2007 | Documentary | Director: Anu Aun

  • Clock play
    Clock play

    1977 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Semjon Školnikov

    Portrait documentary directed by Semyon Shkolnikov about Fred Kogel and his interesting collection of old clocks that consists of more than 500 items.

  • Close Relations
    Close Relations

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Vitali Manski

    Vitaly Mansky’s documentary journey through Ukraine visits members of his own family to show the reality behind the headlines in this divided country.

  • Cogito, ergo sum
    Cogito, ergo sum

    1989 | Documentary | Director: Renita Lintrop, Hannes Lintrop

    Instead of joining the collective farm, Karl Peterson chose threats, penalties, deportation and prison as he wanted to live as a free man in a free country.

  • Collage about home
    Collage about home

    1967 | Documentary, Overviews | Director: Virve Koppel

    Musical documentary about the beautiful places, people and music in Estonia in 1950s.

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