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  • Matz
    Matz

    2021 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Eliza Benina

    A film about the young and bright Estonian para swimming star Matz Topkin, who knows how to dream big and cheerfully accept both success and defeat.

  • Leonhard Lapin. Process
    Leonhard Lapin. Process

    Original title: Leonhard Lapin. Protsess

    2020 | Documentary, Portrey | Director:

    This film portraits Leonhard Lapin, a creator born in an Estonian small town called Räpina in the 1950s, who becomes one of the most outstanding avant-garde artists on the Soviet Estonian art and architecture scene. The film also reveals the creator’s worldview, beliefs and rebellious nature.

  • Raggie
    Raggie

    Original title: Sipsik

    2020 | Animation, Other types of animation | Director: Meelis Arulepp, Karsten Kiilerich

    Raggie is a story of a very special doll, of a sister and brother, and of friendship that can conquer the greatest of tribulations.

  • Vseviov
    Vseviov

    2020 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Elen Lotman

    It's David Vseviov's birthday - a day that becomes a journey through stories of time

  • 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.

  • Kohtunik
    Kohtunik

    2019 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Andres Puustusmaa

  • 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.

  • Scandinavian Silence
    Scandinavian Silence

    Original title: Skandinaavia vaikus

    2019 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Martti Helde

    We never dreamt of a good life. We dreamt of a normal life.

  • Fire Lily
    Fire Lily

    Original title: Tuliliilia

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Maria Avdjuško

    Life finds a way.

  • Funny Family
    Funny Family

    Originalt title (in Russian): Веселая cемейка

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Mihhail Pogosov

    The wine factory belonging to Artur's family in Armenia is about to go bankrupt. After the destructive review by an Estonian wine critic, it is decided that Artur should go to Estonia to investigate the matter.

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Estonian Film Database (EFDB)

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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