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A New Day Dawns in the Eastern Corner (2008)

Original title: Uus päev luuakse idakaares

Documentary Duration 83:09

Setomaa – the land of the setos is located in the south-eastern corner of the Republic of Estonia, bordering on Lake Pskov to the north, Russia to the east, and Latvia to the south. It has been a battleground for all manner of wars throughout history. This is the story of people who make do, lliving on the eastern border of the European Union, between two powers and two ways of seeing the world.

Director: Peeter Brambat

Keywords: hayfield | hõimupäevad | identiteedi säilitamine | bonfire on Midsummer's Eve | card game | kalamees | ringing the church bells | churchgoers | village party of the Seto people | kuningriigi mängimine | View all »

Photos and Galleries (2)

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) AD Oculos Film
Film Category Observation, Documentary
Text / Dialogue FILM_LANGUAGE_ET_SETU
Voiceower Estonian
Subtitles Estonian
Duration 83:09

Crew

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Producer Peeter Brambat
Director Peeter Brambat
Screenwriter Peeter Brambat | Timo Peltonen
Cinematographer Timo Peltonen | Mait Mäekivi | Arvo Vilu
Composer Tõnu Kõrvits
Sound Designer Mati Jaska
Editor Kalle Käärik | Silvia Karro
Content Editor Silvia Karro

First releases

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  • Premiere: 29.05.2008, Estonia
  • on television: 26.11.2008, ETV, Estonia

Partners and Sponsors

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