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  • Dearest Sister
    Dearest Sister

    Original title in Lao: Nong Hak

    2016 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Mattie Do

    A Lao village girl’s only chance of escaping indentured poverty is to manipulate her wealthy cousin’s illness into dependence.

  • Charm of Sacred Groves
    Charm of Sacred Groves

    Original title: Hiite lummus

    2013 | Documentary, Nature | Director: Rein Maran

    Documentary by Rein Maran about oak groves in Estonia - local holy places of nature and cultural heritage.

  • Natural Sacred Sites in Estonia
    Natural Sacred Sites in Estonia

    Original title: Looduslikud pühapaigad Eestis

    2013 | Documentary, Nature | Director: Rein Maran

    Besides his documentary "Charm of Sacred Groves", director Rein Maran also completed another film where representatives of different fields of life contemplate on the sacred sites in Estonian nature.

  • Regilaul - Songs of the Ancient Sea
    Regilaul - Songs of the Ancient Sea

    Original title: Regilaul - laulud õhust

    2011 | Documentary, Music Documentary | Director: Ulrike Koch

    This richly shot film explores an ancient singing tradition in modern Estonia, weaving together people and nature through song.

  • Julgi
    Julgi

    Original title: Julgi vägi

    2005 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Liivo Niglas

    Portrait documentary by Liivo Niglas about Julgī Stalte, a young Livonian woman who sings in Livonian and thus preserves the culture of her homeland.

  • Wolf
    Wolf

    Original title: Hunt

    2003 | Documentary, Anthropological | Director: Priit Valkna

    Residents of Luutsniku village in Haanja county, Estonia, still believe in werewolves as their superstition is fed by legends, envy and gossips.

  • Rahvalaulikutest Muhus
    Rahvalaulikutest Muhus

    1984 | Newsreels, Newsreel 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Mark Soosaar

  • Legendide saar
    Legendide saar

    1979 | Documentary, Overviews | Director: Irene Lään

  • Ülemaalise Eesti Noorsoo Ühenduse suurpidustuste rahvatantsupidu Tallinnas 19.06.1926

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