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Shards Of Light (2018)

Original title: Jagatud valgus

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Documentary Duration 59:00

Shards Of Light

Estonia has long, dark autumn and winter season. People wait for the light-filled time, so light has a special meaning for the locals. The light also holds a special meaning for Dolores Hoffmann, a stained glass maker, who has been creating stained glass art for forty-four years. Stained glass is an art form born with Christianity, with the churches and cathedrals. People come to church to attend to their most personal, deep matters, to pray and meditate. Colourful stained windows are here, creating the link between the space and outside world, to tune the person to the spirit of Holy ...

Director: Kullar Viimne

Keywords: getting married | introducing history | changing the window pane | feeling of inferiority | love | car ride | excursionists | excursion to a church | ex husband | self-criticalness | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Rühm Pluss Null, Missing Pictures
Film Category Documentary, Portrait
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English
Duration 59:00


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Producer Erik Norkroos
Director Kullar Viimne
Cinematographer Kullar Viimne
Editor Erik Norkroos | Kullar Viimne
Content Editor Peep Puks

First releases

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  • in cinema: 16.03.2018, Cinema Artis, Tallinn, Estonia
  • on filmfestival: 20.04.2018, World Film Festival, Tartu, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, World Film Festival (Tartu, Estonia), 2018

Partners and Sponsors

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