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  • Children's Night University Adventures in Muhumaa
    Children's Night University Adventures in Muhumaa

    Original title in Estonian: Laste ööülikooli rännakud Muhumaal

    2021 | Students film, TV Show | Director: Lota Viik

    Lota Viik’s and Katre Tatrik's documentary program is the first part of the educational documentary series “Children's Night University Adventures“ for children and young people.

  • Fred Jüssi. The Beauty of Being
    Fred Jüssi. The Beauty of Being

    Original title: Fred Jüssi. Olemise ilu

    2020 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Jaan Tootsen

    Fred Jüssi has built his life at the crossroads between nature and culture. This film is about fruitful idling.

  • Of Mosquitoes and Men
    Of Mosquitoes and Men

    Original title: Sääselised

    2019 | Documentary, Nature | Director: Madis Ligema

    As a species, humans credit to be far more powerful then all other species. But are we happier?

  • Verba Dierum: a year with Marju Lepajõe
    Verba Dierum: a year with Marju Lepajõe

    Original title: Marju Lepajõe. Päevade sõnad

    2019 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Vallo Toomla

    This film is about Marju Lepajõe, who was a classical philologist, a religious historian and a lecturer at the Faculty of Theology at the University of Tartu. With a witty charm, Marju reflects on the modern world, where the need and the ability to deal with a subject matter in depth have become insignificant.

  • Space of Pure Thought
    Space of Pure Thought

    Original title: Puhta mõtte ruum

    2015 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Puu Estonia (pseudonüüm)

  • Daisy Petal Game II: Silver Wedding
    Daisy Petal Game II: Silver Wedding

    Original title: Karikakramäng II: Hõbepulmad

    2013 | Feature film, Short | Director: Andres Maimik, Katrin Maimik

    Tragicomical story about a middle-aged married couple who decides to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with a grand party.

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