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Censorship Leftovers (2010)

Original title: Nagu kärbeste sumin

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Documentary Duration 30:37

His nickname is Chimney. He is a chimneysweeper indeed and exceptional one, but also a trained paratrooper and most lately known in Tallinn as a busker at the famous Valli's Bar. During the days of Estonian fight for freedom in 1989 Chimney became an undercover leader of locally famous Night Song Festivals. His camouflage has been so intense that even history books of today can't see Chimney's leading role in the fight for free Estonia. Now it is the time to reveal the truth and rewrite Estonian history once again. Come and meet Chimney - the hidden real hero of ...

Director: Manfred Vainokivi

Keywords: different interpretation of history | accordion play | self-admiration | fantasizing | barbecuing | giving assessments | creating an identity | security operation | chimney sweeper | thirst for fame | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Filmivabrik
Film Category Documentary, Portrait
Text / Dialogue Estonian, Russian
Subtitles English
Duration 30:37


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Producer Marju Lepp
Director Manfred Vainokivi
Screenwriter Manfred Vainokivi
Cinematographer Manfred Vainokivi | Kristjan Svirgsden
Sound Designer Ivo Felt
Editor Kersti Miilen
Content Editor Peeter Sauter

First releases

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  • in cinema: 4.02.2010, Cinema Artis, Tallinn, Estonia
  • on filmfestival: 31.03.2010, Estonian Film Days, Estonia
  • on television: 22.08.2010, ETV, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, Estonian Film Days (Estonia), 2010

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm