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  • Working Title: Wunderkind
    Working Title: Wunderkind

    2012 | Documentary, Portrey, Music Documentary | Director: Marianna Kaat

  • World Champion
    World Champion

    2009 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Moonika Siimets

    Portrait documentary about Herbert Sepp, a senior athlete from Karksi-Nuia, who aims at becoming a world champion.

  • Worth Seeing Once
    Worth Seeing Once

    1980 | Documentary, Overviews | Director: Semjon Školnikov

    Panorama film by Semyon Shkolnikov about Tallinn, seen from a helicopter.

  • Wounds of Afghanistan
    Wounds of Afghanistan

    2005 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Ivar Heinmaa

    Two veterans of Afghanistan War return to the military territories where they once fought. When they were twenty years old, they were sent to fight abroad where it was impossible to exit as a winner.

  • Writer's life
    Writer's life

    2014 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Tõnu Aru, Eve Ester

    The documentary introduces writer Arvo Valton and meetings with him in 2008-2014.

  • Wunderkind
    Wunderkind

    2010 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Manfred Vainokivi

  • X koolimaailmas
    X koolimaailmas

    1977 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Reet Kasesalu

  • XXI sajandi presidendid
    XXI sajandi presidendid

    1994 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Märt Müür

  • Year of the Dragon
    Year of the Dragon

    1988 | Documentary | Director: Andres Sööt

    Documentary chronicle directed by Andres Sööt about the influential events and the political awakening in Estonia in 1988.

  • Year of the Horse
    Year of the Horse

    1991 | Documentary | Director: Andres Sööt

    Reportage documentary directed by Andres Sööt records the most important events of Estonian fight for independence in 1990.

  • Year Of The Pig
    Year Of The Pig

    2021 | Documentary | Director: Raimo Jõerand

    The film gives us a look into a year in our recent history, namely the year 2019, which polarised our people in politics and between generations. Without choosing sides and without unnecessary explanations the events shown in the film create a thought provoking story about a nations arrival to the end of the industrial age.

  • Yearning for Love
    Yearning for Love

    2007 | Documentary, Music Documentary | Director: Jaan Kolberg

    Musician Arved Haug has created a lot of music for variety shows. During the last decades of his life his muse was actress Anne-Reet Margiste - then the composer wrote his most lyrical, soulful and beautiful songs.

  • Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow
    Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

    1963 | Documentary | Director: Valeria Anderson

    Documentary includes three portrait short stories by Valeria Anderson about the work of rural people in Vilde collective farm.

  • Young Peeter At Laanetaguse
    Young Peeter At Laanetaguse

    2018 | Documentary, Nature, Family | Director: Rein Maran

    This family film from Estonian Grand Old Man of nature film Rein Maran, is a story of a child’s explorations of nature and first notices of the surrounding biodiversity. The viewer will find themselves discovering, through his eyes, all possible kinds of miraculous creatures in the grass, on plants, in shrubs and in sky-reaching trees, sharing his astonishment and joy of first discovery.

  • Your Name
    Your Name

    2001 | Documentary, Music Documentary | Director: Dorian Supin

    Arvo Pärt´s work, "... which was the son of..." was pecially commissioned for the contcert tour of European capitals of culture in 2000.

  • Your name shall be Israel
    Your name shall be Israel

    2004 | Documentary | Director: Peeter Brambat

  • Your own eye is a king
    Your own eye is a king

    2018 | Documentary, Observation, Making of

    Documentary about how to stay alive in conflict zone.

  • Your Ticket, Please!
    Your Ticket, Please!

    2008 | Documentary | Director: Epp Kubu

  • Zahir - Maailma äärel
    Zahir - Maailma äärel

    2012 | Documentary | Director: Paul Emmet, Mart Taniel

  • Zoo-Tallinn
    Zoo-Tallinn

    1988 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Rein Maran

  • Zoopark
    Zoopark

    2017 | Documentary | Director: Marta Pulk

    The discomfort that people feel when looking monkeys in a cage is a warning sign.

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