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  • Travelling Potters
    Travelling Potters

    Original title: Potisetod tulevad

    2004 | Documentary | Director: Peeter Urbla

  • Beyond the Water
    Beyond the Water

    Original title: Teisel pool vett

    2003 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Liia Sakkos

  • Smiling Women
    Smiling Women

    Original title: Naeratavad naised

    2003 | Documentary | Director: Liina Triškina-Vanhatalo

    Kihnu is an island of women since they have always maintained optimism and households in that island.

  • King for a Day
    King for a Day

    Original title: Kuningas üheks päevaks

    2002 | Documentary, Antropological | Director: Peeter Urbla

    Documentary by Peeter Urbla about Aare Hõrn, owner of Mihkli Farm, and about his activities as Seto King.

  • Como cierva sedienta
    Como cierva sedienta

    1999 | Documentary, Music Documentary | Director: Dorian Supin

    The concert recording of composer Arvo Pärt's musical work "Como cierva sedienta" in Estonia Concert Hall.

  • Expatriate Estonians in Australia, Film No. 3. Part 1
    Expatriate Estonians in Australia, Film No. 3. Part 1

    Title in Estonian: Austraalia eestlased 3. film, I jagu

    1995-1996 | Amateur film, Newsreel | Director: Lembit Blauhut

    Film introducing the life of expatriate Estonians living in Adelaide, capital of South Australia.

  • Isake Dracula. Eesti variant
    Isake Dracula. Eesti variant

    1993 | Documentary | Director: Leo Ilves

  • Those Old Love Letters
    Those Old Love Letters

    1992 | TV feature, TV feature | Director: Mati-Jüri Põldre

  • Uurimusfilm doktor Enn Vetemaa märkmeraamatute põhjal "Eesti näkid"
  • Memorial Day for June Deportation in St. Michael's Church and Congregation House in Uppsala 1991
    Memorial Day for June Deportation in St. Michael's Church and Congregation House in Uppsala 1991

    Title in Estonian: Juuniküüditamise mälestuspäev Uppsala Mikaeli kirikus ja kogudusemajas 1991

    1991 | Amateur film, Newsreel | Director:

    Memorial church service at St. Michael's Church, Uppsala for the June deportation, gathering in the congregation house on June 16, 1991.

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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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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