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  • A Loss of Something Ever Felt
    A Loss of Something Ever Felt

    Original title: Üht kaotust igavesti kandsin

    2020 | Documentary | Director: Carlos Eduardo Lesmes Lopéz

    Dutiful daughter Eeva embarks on a quest to find and save her brother, deep in the bowels of Bogotás underworld.

  • Taotleja
    Taotleja

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Ken Saan

  • Great Sons of Kalev
    Great Sons of Kalev

    Original title: Kalevite kanged pojad

    2010 | Portrey, Problem oriented, Documentary | Director: Valentin Kuik

    Film director Valentin Kuik portrays sculptor Tauno Kangro and his efforts in order to erect his monumental sculpture "Kalevipoeg" in the Gulf of Tallinn.

  • ID
    ID

    2004 | Problem oriented, Documentary | Director: Meeme Kerge

    Rein Mikke, born as an Estonian citizen, was adopted by Russian parents in 1950s. Now he is trying to overcome bureaucratic obstacles and restore his Estonian citizenship and related rights.

  • The Reckoning
    The Reckoning

    1997 | Short, Students film | Director: Peeter Tammisto

  • Catching the Miracle
    Catching the Miracle

    Original ttle: Imet püüdmas

    1996 | Portrey, Documentary | Director: Hans Roosipuu, Enn Säde

    Documentary by Hans Roosipuu and Enn Säde about the Shmigun family with its two athlete daughters Kristina and Katrin striving towards top results.

  • Labyrinth
    Labyrinth

    Original title: Labürint

    1989 | Cartoon, Animation | Director: Mati Kütt

  • Köpenicki kapten
    Köpenicki kapten

    1978 | Puppet, Animation | Director: Elbert Tuganov

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Eesti parim kolmanda sektori e-teenus 2015

Republic of Estonia Information System Authority jury comprising industry experts selected the Estonian Film Database to be the winner in civil society e-services category for 2015

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Estonian Film Database (EFDB)

The database is maintained by NGO Estonian Film Database. It was opened on 12.12.2012 and is meant for providing information about the whole Estonian film heritage from 1912. We plan fully complete it by 2022 but already now full and partial entries for about 16 000 films, 9000 filmmakers and more than 200 production companies could be retrieved in Estonian and partly in English. Translation of film descriptions and keywords into English is an ongoing process. Read more detailed overview.

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