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  • Anacrusis

    Original title in Estonian: Eeltakt

    2023 | Students film, Short | Director: Desiree Talv

    The story is about an old gentleman named Väino, who holds the position of choir director. The story unfolds in next five months, as he and his choir aspire to a singing party, which means preparation for the pre-contest. However, this journey takes a turn when he begins to experience episodes of memory loss that put him in sad and comical situations. Väino finds himself in a moment where the people surrounding him know him, but he no longer knows them.

  • Joosep & Drukmo
    Joosep & Drukmo

    2023 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Pranav Narayan Manandhar

    The film is about Joosep and Drukmo, two musicians, who come together to perform an unusual concert.

  • Madleen

    2023 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Maria Kasesalu

    Film student Maria Kasesalu's short documentary follows acting student Madleen Maria Kirja's preparation for the course production "Sinilind" where she plays the role of Fairy.

  • Organist

    2023 | Other categories | Director: Maria Uppin

    The sound of the organ brings back a childhood memory experienced decades ago.

  • Uplifted

    2023 | Students film, Music video | Director: Liis Slugen

    Fighting the monster, that might be yourself.

  • Estonian Rhapsody
    Estonian Rhapsody

    Original title: Kukerpillide rapsoodia

    2022 | Documentary, Music Documentary | Director: Raimo Jõerand

    A film about the Estonians’ favorite folk band Kukerpillid and its spirited journey through the summer concert venues of Estonia, with interludes to the roots of Estonian folkmusic.

  • Machina Faust
    Machina Faust

    2022 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Kaupo Kruusiauk

    An intimate documentary about the internationally renowned Estonian musician, saxophone player and improvisational jazz composer Maria Faust.

  • Marju. The Call of the Heart
    Marju. The Call of the Heart

    Original title: Marju. Südame kutse

    2022 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Urmas Eero Liiv

    A portrait film about Marju Länik, one of the best singers in the history of Estonian pop music.

  • Sirje Joala Doesn’t Exist
    Sirje Joala Doesn’t Exist

    Original title in Estonian: Sirje Joalat Pole Olemas

    2022 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Martin Riispere

    We follow Sirje Joala, a street artist who has five kids, her actual ones and her projects.

  • Throats upwards
    Throats upwards

    Original title in Estonian: Kurgud ülespoole

    2022 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Baran Ismail Ulas

    The funeral rites of an important folk figure and charismatic singer Virve-Elfriide Köster, also known as Kihnu Virve.

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