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In the Name of Science (2023)

Original title: Teaduse nimel

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Documentary Duration 28:00

In the Name of Science

This is a documentary film in the series of Estonian Stories, an Estonian story about the corona crisis. One of the main characters is Kaari Saarma, with a background in molecular biology, who believes the crisis could be solved with the help of ivermectin. The other main character is Kairi Riigor, Chief Physician of the Intensive Care Unit at the North Estonia Medical Centre, who treats critically ill coronavirus patients. The film looks at how the divide between two opposing sides has come about: on one side, there is the conventional medicine; on the other side, the so-called vaccine deniers. ...

Director: Kaupo Kruusiauk

Keywords: alternative medicine | alternative reality | doctor | doctor's office | car ride | biokeemia | biologist | COVID-19 | falling ill | hospital | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Flo Film
Film Category Documentary
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English
Duration 28:00


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Producer Kaupo Kruusiauk
Director Kaupo Kruusiauk
Screenwriter Kaupo Kruusiauk
Cinematographer Aivo Rannik | Kaupo Kruusiauk
Sound Designer Harmo Kallaste
Editor Kaie-Ene Rääk

Partners and Sponsors

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