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  • Dance Of Death
    Dance Of Death

    Original title: Surmatants

    2019 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Vaiko Edur

    Documentary about American cultural historian Paul Firnhaber, who has found his peace in a small town of Estonia, called Viljandi.

  • Heart of an Artichoke
    Heart of an Artichoke

    2019 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Sandija Miglava

    Sandija Miglava's documentary shows inside look in Latvian Camphill community and their way of living through one of the residents perspective.

  • Lasnamäe kõplajad
    Lasnamäe kõplajad

    2019 | Documentary | Director: Meelis Muhu

  • The Circle
    The Circle

    Original title: Südamering

    2019 | Documentary | Director: Margit Lillak

    To change the world, one needs to start within.

  • The Story Of Peep Puks
    The Story Of Peep Puks

    Original title: Peep Puksi lugu

    2019 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Raimo Jõerand

    An old filmmaker Peep Puks has directed 61 documentaries and created almost 40 programmes for television. In this film, he looks back on stories of the first post-war generation of Estonia and the birth of the Estonian documentary.

  • To Share Or Not To Share
    To Share Or Not To Share

    Original title: Jagada või mitte jagada

    2019 | Documentary | Director: Minna Hint, Meelis Muhu

    How to live carefree and without money ?

  • New Rise, Old Ebb
    New Rise, Old Ebb

    Original title: Uus Tõus, Vana Mõõn

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Enrico Barone, Carlo Cubero, Kristiina Pilvet

    In 2016 several fires destroyed several buildings on the island of Piirissaare, among the also the Old Believers prayer house. Praskovja, the 84-year- old choir singer and important member of the community, lost her childhood´s house in one the fires and she is trying to get on her feet down again and continue living.

  • Dreaming of Ice-Cream and Soda
    Dreaming of Ice-Cream and Soda

    Original title: Unistus jäätisest ja limonaadist

    2017 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Tiina Haak

    Otherwise so opinionated, Liisa has come to a crossroads in her life. To choose fancy high heels and the law career to go with them in the city of Tallinn or to permanently move to the countryside and run a small village shop out of sense of duty?

  • Kerro 40
    Kerro 40

    2017 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Aljona Suržikova

    Story about family club Kerro in the countryside of Mid Estonia.

  • Cutting Through
    Cutting Through

    Original title: Läbilõikamine. Meie maailm, 10/12

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Ove Musting

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