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  • Gardens Of The Morning Calm
    Gardens Of The Morning Calm

    Original title: Tulevalvajad

    2021 | Documentary | Director: Liis Nimik

    Quiet songs in unknown languages.

  • Raudvara. Anu Raud
    Raudvara. Anu Raud

    2021 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Erle Veber

  • Treehouse Cult
    Treehouse Cult

    2020 | Students film, Animation, Music video | Director: Aigar Vals

    A guy wanders in the woods, looking for a connection with Nature and discovering its inner space through psychedelia.

  • Old Man Cartoon Movie
    Old Man Cartoon Movie

    Original title: Vanamehe Film

    2019 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Mikk Mägi, Oskar Lehemaa

    This cartoon movie is epic road movie where our heroes must face festival hippies, forest creeps, sawmill workers and other dangers commonly found in the Estonian countryside.

  • Between Covers
    Between Covers

    Original title: Hölma all

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Siim Tamm

    A stoic man living in seclusion, reluctant to let go of his past is reminded why.

  • The Good Shepherd
    The Good Shepherd

    Original title: Hea Karjane; from the short film collection: Värske veri

    2018 | Feature film, Short | Director: Evar Anvelt

    Ibrahim is a shepherd whose job is to look after his herd as best as he can. One day he receives a phone call from his brother with a plan he wants to hear nothing about.

  • Traitor
    Traitor

    Original title: Reetur

    2018 | Feature film, Short | Director: Philip Kaat, Ali Moniri

    The quiet morning routine of a married couple is interrupted when a stranger appears on their doorstep asking for help.

  • War over the Flying Squirrel
    War over the Flying Squirrel

    Original title: Lendoravasõda

    2018 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Heli Tetlov

    People find themselves in a deadlock over a tiny animal on the verge of extinction.

  • Kerro 40
    Kerro 40

    2017 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Aljona Suržikova

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

  • The Swan
    The Swan

    Original title in Icelandic: Svanurinn

    2017 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Asa Helga Hjörleifsdottir

    Meeting a swan may be an introspective experience, similarly to facing the nature of Iceland, its magnificent mountains, watery grasslands and powerful winds. For a nine-year-old girl Sól all this won't be a free choice since her family sends her away to the wild and lonely nature because of a theft.

Recognition of the Database

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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