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  • A Year Full of Drama
    A Year Full of Drama

    Original title: Aasta täis draamat

    2019 | Documentary | Director: Marta Pulk

    A young woman takes on an audacious human experiment while trying to find her place in the world and struggling with the past of her family.

  • Lotte and the Lost Dragons
    Lotte and the Lost Dragons

    Original title: Lotte ja kadunud lohe

    2019 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Janno Põldma, Heiki Ernits

    We all come from our childhood.

  • Letters From Iceland
    Letters From Iceland

    Original title: Kirjad Islandilt

    2015 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Peeter Brambat, Ruti Murusalu

    In 2006, Annika Tõnuri, a former soloist of the Estonian National Opera, one of the most talented artists of her generation, moved to Iceland and her previous life in Estonia remained unknown. Who was she, how and why did she get there?

  • Frequently Asked Questions_1
    Frequently Asked Questions_1

    Original title (in Estonian): "Korduma kippuvad küsimused_1"

    2014 | Students film, Advertising/Promotion | Director: Enrico Barone

    The clip advertises a new Opera libretto, developed at the Estonian Music and Theater Academy, about youngster stuck between freedom and responsibilities.

  • Frequently Asked Questions_2
    Frequently Asked Questions_2

    Original title (in Estonian): "Korduma kippuvad küsimused_2"

    2014 | Students film, Advertising/Promotion | Director: Enrico Barone

    The clip advertises a new Opera libretto, developed at the Estonian Music and Theater Academy, about youngster stuck between freedom and responsibilities.

  • Frequently Asked Questions_3
    Frequently Asked Questions_3

    Original title (in Estonian): "Korduma kippuvad küsimused_3"

    2014 | Students film, Advertising/Promotion | Director: Enrico Barone

    The clip advertises a new Opera libretto, developed at the Estonian Music and Theater Academy, about youngster stuck between freedom and responsibilities.

  • Mouth
    Mouth

    2014 | Students film, Advertising/Promotion | Director: Marleen Moss

    Advertising video about the party and music.

  • Domestic Fitless
    Domestic Fitless

    Original title: Olmeheidutus

    2011 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Hardi Volmer

    A young and strong human body is mother nature’s piece of art.

  • Doctor Grossmann's Land of the Gods
    Doctor Grossmann's Land of the Gods

    Original title: Doktor Grossmanni jumalate maa

    2009 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Vahur Laiapea

    Galina Grossmann is an exceptional woman who paints Jesus, composes an opera about Jesus and performs the musical work with the influences of Estonian folklore to the residents of a retirement home.

  • Georg
    Georg

    Original title: Georg

    2007 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Peeter Simm

    The drama directed by Peeter Simm tells the story about the life of Georg Ots - one of the most well-known Estonian opera singers of all times. The screenplay by Mati Põldre and Aleksandr Borodyanski is based on the memoirs of Asta Ots.

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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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