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  • Goodbye Soviet Union
    Goodbye Soviet Union

    Original title: Nägemiseni NSVL

    2020 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Lauri Randla

    Lauri Randla’s first full length feature film - a humoristic coming of age story of Johannes and of his first 10-year kid’s love to Chechen girl. All on the turbulent background of the collapsing Soviet empire.

  • A Man From A Fairytale
    A Man From A Fairytale

    Original title: Mees muinasjutust

    2019 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Ruti Murusalu

    The end of one act is the beginning of another. The documentary about Toomas Edur tells us an intimate story about the most outstanding Estonian ballet artist, his searches, changes in his life and adapting to those changes.

  • 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.

  • Nocturne
    Nocturne

    Original title in Estonian: "Nokturn"

    2018 | Students film, Short | Director: Viktor Marvin

    After a night of relations a young man finds himself in a serious of strange and unexpected events.

  • Roots: My Flesh And Blood
    Roots: My Flesh And Blood

    Original title: Juured: Mu liha ja veri

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Heilika Pikkov

    This is a story about love and loss. About my flesh and blood.

  • Sherlock and I
    Sherlock and I

    Original title in Estonian: "Mina ja Sherlock"

    2018 | Students film, Short | Director: Vivian Melder

    Sherlock and I’ features teenagers Miina and a young man she has nicknamed ‘Sherlock’, and their (in)ability to take first steps out of childhood and into physical romance, with the backdrop of getting teased and trying to spread one’s wings in a strict household.

  • Thorns of the Rose
    Thorns of the Rose

    2018 | Students film, Short | Director: Laura Smolski

    The short film "Roosi" talks about getting lost in the name of love.

  • Manivald
    Manivald

    2017 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Chintis Lundgren

    Overeducated and unemployed, Manivald lives with his overbearing mother. When their washing machine breaks down one day, Toomas the repairman arrives to fix it and them.

  • The Man Who Looks Like Me
    The Man Who Looks Like Me

    Original title: Minu näoga onu

    2017 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Andres Maimik, Katrin Maimik

    A music critic Hugo, suffering from post-divorce depression, is just about to rebuild his life when his jazz musician father Raivo arrives at his door unexpectedly. When an attractive psychotherapist enters the men’s lives, the father and son duo begin to compete for her attention.

  • Fading beauty
    Fading beauty

    Original title (in Estonian): "Üürike ilu"

    2016 | Students film, Short | Director: Tormi Torop

    This film tells a story about the brutality of honest love - soft version - maybe.

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