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  • Constructing Albert
    Constructing Albert

    2017 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Laura Collado, Jim Loomis

    Albert Adrià has all the ingredients of a creative genius. Playing a key role in the creation of elBulli, the greatest restaurant in history, wasn't enough. Escaping the shadow of his famous brother Ferran, Albert is seeking his own success.

  • Allan, A Man at the Age of Christ
    Allan, A Man at the Age of Christ

    Original title: Allan

    2014 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Arko Okk

    If the world is blind, Allan isn’t. Allan is a man in at the age of Christ. His life is colorful. He likes cinema, cars and sports.

  • Writer's life
    Writer's life

    Original title: Kirjaniku elu

    2014 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Tõnu Aru, Eve Ester

    The documentary introduces writer Arvo Valton and meetings with him in 2008-2014.

  • Flowers from the Mount of Olives
    Flowers from the Mount of Olives

    Original title: Õlimäe õied

    2013 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Heilika Pikkov

    Isiklik ja intiimne lugu Jeruusalemmas asuvast Õlimäe kloostrist ja erakordse elusaatusega eestlannast, nunn ema Ksenijast. Heilika Pikkov’s feature length creative documentary „Flowers from the Mount of Olives“ was shot within two years at The Mount of Olives Convent of the Ascension of Our Lord in Jerusalem.

  • Not my Land
    Not my Land

    2013 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Aljona Suržikova

  • Happy Birthday
    Happy Birthday

    Original title: Happy Birthday

    2012 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Riho Unt

    “Happy Birthday” is an outlook vision about the duel between the bible hero Jesus and a man-made robot.

  • Love remains, love returns
    Love remains, love returns

    Original title: Armud jäänud, armud tulnud

    2012 | Documentary | Director: Tõnu Virve

    Vahur Linnuste, an expatriate Estonian living in Paris, has promoted Estonian spirit, nation and culture abroad for many decades. He tells his colourful story of life and expresses his opionion about the backgrounds of politics in Europe and the whole world that have influenced the development of the Republic of Estonia.

  • MC Battle - disputes
    MC Battle - disputes

    Original title: MC Battle - sõnasõjad

    2008 | Documentary, Music Documentary | Director: Mihkel Ulk

    MC Battle is the annual big event among Estonian hip-hop community - young rap artists enter a competition in order to find out who is the best one in the field.

  • War Game
    War Game

    Original title: Sõjamäng

    2008 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Mart Arjukese

  • The Art of Selling
    The Art of Selling

    Original title: Müümise kunst

    2006 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Jaak Kilmi, Andres Maimik

    Filmmakers Andres Maimik and Jaak Kilmi study the new religion of neo-Capitalist society - a selling strategy training.

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