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Weekend Warriors (2019)

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Students film Duration 09:19

‘Weekend Warriors" is a short documentary following a young woman’s understanding of her own dual identity. There is an excepted fear of invasion from Russia to the border of the EU. Word of mouth scaremongering, the army and the media depict a situation where Estonia needs to protect themselves from Russia. However, What does that mean for the citizens who are both Russian and Estonian? Many young citizens voluntarily train every weekend at The Estonian Defence League on the border in Narva. Their identities can be questioned when they are attempting to protect the country they live in from the ...

Director: Ahmed Fouad Ragab

Keywords: searches for identity | young woman | Russians in the Republic of Estonia | View all »

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Production Firm(s) TLÜ Balti filmi, meedia, kunstide ja kommunikatsiooni instituudi (BFM) audiovisuaalse meedia õppekava
Film Category Students film, Documentary
Text / Dialogue Russian, Estonian
Subtitles English
Duration 09:19


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Producer Kristiana Kalnina
Director Ahmed Fouad Ragab
Cinematographer Karl Robert Vain
Sound Designer Ardi Ossaar
Editor Silver Loorens

Partners and Sponsors

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