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  • Dance Of Death
    Dance Of Death

    Original title: Surmatants

    2019 | Portrey, Documentary | Director: Vaiko Edur

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

  • Sweet idealists Signe and Arseni Mölder
    Sweet idealists Signe and Arseni Mölder

    Original title: Armsad idealistid Signe ja Arseni Mõlder

    2007 | Portrey, Documentary | Director: Rein Raamat

    Portrait documentary directed by Rein Raamat about artists' couple Signe and Arseni Mölder.

  • Brothers Bearhearts
    Brothers Bearhearts

    Original title: Vennad Karusüdamed

    2005 | Puppet, Animation | Director: Riho Unt

    The heroes of the film are three bear cubs from the cult painting by Ivan Shishkin “Morning in a Pine Forest”.

  • Kadrioru loss
    Kadrioru loss

    2000 | Documentary | Director: Jüri Suurevälja

  • The company of Enn Põldroos' gentlemen
    The company of Enn Põldroos' gentlemen

    Original title: Enn Põldroosi härrasmeeste seltskond

    1998 | Portrey, Documentary | Director: Rein Raamat

    The exhibition of Enn Põldroos' paintings "31 gentlemen" held in Tallinn Art Hall gallery.

  • Niguliste
    Niguliste

    1987 | Concert, Musical film | Director: Vallo Kepp

  • Kadriorg
    Kadriorg

    1984 | Documentary | Director: Vallo Kepp

  • Memory
    Memory

    Original title: Mälu

    1984 | Portrey, Documentary | Director: Andres Sööt

    Portrait documentary directed by Andres Sööt about Villem Raam, an art historian who introduces medieval churches (Karja, Pöide) in Saaremaa and Muhu St. Catherine's Church in Muhu Island.

  • Nii pikk tee Veenuse juurde
    Nii pikk tee Veenuse juurde

    1981 | Observation, Documentary | Director: Tatjana Elmanovitš

  • Johannes Võerahansu
    Johannes Võerahansu

    1978 | Portrey, Documentary | Director: Andres Sööt

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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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