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  • It All Happened In Võru
    It All Happened In Võru

    Original title (in Võro): Kõik sündü Võrol

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Ruti Murusalu

    An emotional documentary about life in a small Estonian town during 100 years.

  • Risti aarded
    Risti aarded

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Ruti Murusalu

  • Roots: Waiting For A Miracle
    Roots: Waiting For A Miracle

    Original title: Juured: Oodates imet

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Aljona Suržikova

    The biggest pain – the loss of a child – helps to see the beauty in life. This film is about life and how miraculous it is that we are alive.

  • The Last Prince
    The Last Prince

    Original title: Viimane vürst

    2018 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Kaupo Kruusiauk

    A documentary about Peeter Volkonski lets us take peek in the everyday life of a colorful cultural figure and explores how he manages to find balance between the household and the aristocracy.

  • The Little Comrade
    The Little Comrade

    Original title: Seltsimees laps

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Moonika Siimets

    Six-year-old Leelo’s mother is deported to a Siberian prison camp during Stalinist repressions. The little girl tries to be as good as she can in the belief that this will bring her mother back home.

  • The Riddle of Jaan Niemand
    The Riddle of Jaan Niemand

    Original title: Põrgu Jaan

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Kaur Kokk

    "When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." Lao-Zi.

  • Tõnu Kõrvits. Moorland Elegies
    Tõnu Kõrvits. Moorland Elegies

    Original title: Tõnu Kõrvits. Lageda laulud

    2018 | Documentary, Portrey, Music Documentary | Director: Marianne Kõrver

    A documentary film about a composer Tõnu Kõrvits, his music and the people who are deeply touched by his music.

  • Your own eye is a king
    Your own eye is a king

    Original title: Oma silm on kuningas

    2018 | Documentary, Observation, Making of | Director:

    Documentary about how to stay alive in conflict zone.

  • Lembri Uudu
    Lembri Uudu

    2017 | Documentary | Director: Eeva Mägi

  • The Manslayer/The Virgin/The Shadow
    The Manslayer/The Virgin/The Shadow

    Original title: Mehetapja/Süütu/Vari

    2017 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Sulev Keedus

    Shades, breaths, whispers, hunches, mystery - they are all fading away. Everything else seems more important.

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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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