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Black Ceiling (2007)

Original title: Must lagi

7 Animated Poems

Animation Duration 18:36

Seven animated poems. The Black Ceiling Project is a vision of 7 classic Estonian poems by 7 Estonian animators. Each two-minute film illustrates a more or less well-known text exactly the way the author of the film sees fit. The idea of the project is to create something new and unexpected by combining two branches of art. It is an experiment that unites visual poetry, or animation, with actual poetry.

Director: Kaspar Jancis | Janno Põldma | Heiki Ernits | Ülo Pikkov | Priit Tender | Priit Pärg | Olga Marchenko | Mati Kütt

Keywords: naked woman | animeeritud luule | chain of love | suicidal thoughts | missing | inimesed akendes | human nature | poetic work | reciting a poem | läänemereliniku lend | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Eesti Joonisfilm
Color color, bw
Sound sound
Film Category Animation, Cartoon
Text / Dialogue Estonian, English
Duration 18:36

First releases

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  • in cinema: 05.05.2007 VII Nordic Poetry Festival, Cinema Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia
  • released on DVD: 17.09.2007, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Prize, Annual Award of AV Division of Estonian Cultural Endowment (Estonia), 2007, Best Animation of the Year
  • Participation, Virgin Maali - Estonian Association of Film Journalists' Annual Award (Estonia), 2007
  • Participation, FANTOCHE - International Animation Film Festival (Baden, Switzerland), 2007

Partners and Sponsors

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