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  • Time Capsule
    Time Capsule

    Original title in Estonian: Ajakapsel

    2020 | Students film, Short | Director: Eric Romero

    Desolate and troubled, a young woman confronts the root cause of her issues - her father.

  • 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.

  • Good Girl
    Good Girl

    Original title in Finnish: "Kiltti Tyttö"

    2019 | Students film, Short | Director: Merja Maijanen

    Merja Maijanen's short film about domestic violence. After being awarded for being a good girl, a naive little girl learns what it really means to be one.

  • A Bad Scene: Mesmerized
    A Bad Scene: Mesmerized

    Original title: Paha lugu: Nõiutud

    2018 | Feature film, Short | Director: Maria Avdjuško

    Middle-aged Rainar discovers on a family outing that they have left behind their food. Wandering in the forest, he stumbles upon mysterious Liina, who slowly bewitches him.

  • Inga Can Hear
    Inga Can Hear

    Original title in Latvian: Inga dzird

    2018 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Kaspars Goba

    A girl trapped between two worlds.

  • Knot
    Knot

    Original title (in Estonian): "Sõlm"

    2018 | Students film, Short | Director: Teresa Väli

    A story about a moment that completely changes 19 years old Saara’s life.

  • Portugal
    Portugal

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Lauri Lagle

    Lauri Lagle's first feature film is profound and smooth like a summer's night. It is a physical progression and a mental journey towards something other than a mere geographical location on a map.

  • Take It or Leave It
    Take It or Leave It

    Original title: Võta või jäta

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Liina Triškina-Vanhatalo

    What would you do if one day a newborn baby was put on your hands and said: take it or leave it!

  • The Little Comrade
    The Little Comrade

    Original title: Seltsimees laps

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Moonika Siimets

    Six-year-old Leelo’s mother is deported to a Siberian prison camp during Stalinist repressions. The little girl tries to be as good as she can in the belief that this will bring her mother back home.

  • Love...
    Love...

    Original title: Armastus...

    2017 | Documentary | Director: Sandra Jõgeva

    It happens in the best families.

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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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