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  • 2 Hours to Happiness
    2 Hours to Happiness

    Original title: 2 tundi õnneni

    2022 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Moonika Siimets

    Poetical documentary film of the longing for and the search of happiness between Estonia and Finland.

  • Elu on lill
    Elu on lill

    2021 | Other categories | Director: Aleksandr Heifets

  • My Father The Spy
    My Father The Spy

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Jaak Kilmi, Gints Grube

    The story of daughter of a Cold War double agent.

  • Why Don't I Leave?
    Why Don't I Leave?

    Original title: Miks ma siis ei lähe?

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Liina Särkinen

    Three Estonian women in London (not to mention the children).

  • Life on Slippery Ice
    Life on Slippery Ice

    Original title: Elu libedal jääl

    2012 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Brett Orloff

    Who are the refugees living among us? How have they come here? How is it possible (if at all) for them to adopt to the life in Estonia?

  • Baruto - Lost in Translation
    Baruto - Lost in Translation

    Original title: Baruto - Tõlkes kaduma läinud

    2009 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Artur Talvik

    Portrait documentary directed by Artur Talvik about Kaido Höövelson alias Baruto and about his difficult journey towards the highest rank of Japanese sumo wrestling.

  • From Udmurtia with Love
    From Udmurtia with Love

    Original title of the film: Udmurtiast armastusega

    2006 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Õnne Luha

  • Soome tööle
    Soome tööle

    2006 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Andres Keil

  • The Sum of Absent Days
    The Sum of Absent Days

    Original title: Äraoldud päevade summa

    2005 | Documentary, Portrait, Music Documentary | Director: Marianne Kõrver

    A musical documentary about internationally known Estonian symphonist Eduard Tubin (1905 Tallinn - 1983 Stockholm) who stayed during the most important period of his life abroad, in a closed circle of emigrants.

  • Expatriate Estonians in Australia, Film No. 6. Part 1
    Expatriate Estonians in Australia, Film No. 6. Part 1

    Title in Estonian: Austraalia eestlased 6. film, I jagu

    1995-1996 | Amateur film, Newsreel | Director: Lembit Blauhut

    Life of expatriate Estonians in Canberra, Australia - past times and at the present day. The life story of a famous scientist Armin Öpik.

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