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  • Vseviov
    Vseviov

    2020 | Portrey, Documentary | Director: Elen Lotman

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

  • Ott Tänak -The Movie
    Ott Tänak -The Movie

    2019 | Portrey, Documentary | Director: Tarvo Mölder

    The film portrays Estonian rally driver Ott Tänak, one of the most elusive athletes in the eyes of the media with highly reclusive character. His self-willed tenacity has forged this stubborn country boy with a roller coaster career into a driven WRC-pilot who for the first time has in reach the fulfilment of his childhood dream – to snatch the world championship title from the equally hungry competitors.

  • Hunter
    Hunter

    Original title: Kütt

    2018 | Portrey, Documentary | Director: Kaupo Kruusiauk

  • Mountains That Were Not There
    Mountains That Were Not There

    Original title: Mäed, mida polnud

    2018 | Portrey, Documentary | Director: Ivar Jurtšenko

    A documentary film that takes the viewer to the great stages of the sport of cycling. Estonians Tanel Kangert and Rein Taaramäe are the same age and both from the small village of Vändra. They are under the microscope as they both cycle in the top-level Astana Pro Team.

  • Snowbirds
    Snowbirds

    Original title: Kliimapagulased

    2018 | Portrey, Documentary | Director: Maria Uppin, Robi Uppin

    Ave Nahkur, the author of the Ladies of Our Village (Meie Küla Eided) picture series, decides to make a change in her life and move from her home village in Estonia to one of the Spain's Canary Islands. The documentary tries to find out how difficult it is to leave all familiar paths in one's homeland and whether this decision can be right at all.

  • Between Two Fires
    Between Two Fires

    Original title: Kahe tule vahel

    2011 | Documentary | Director: Martin Korjus

    Documentary about the dreams of a father and his sons in the world of formula and kart racing as well as about the fulfilment of the dream through hard work, success and loneliness.

  • Time is here
    Time is here

    Original title: Aeg algab siin

    2010 | Documentary | Director: Marje Jurtšenko

    The film follows four children throughout their schoolyear as well as documents time and Estonia.

  • Baruto - Lost in Translation
    Baruto - Lost in Translation

    Original title: Baruto - Tõlkes kaduma läinud

    2009 | Portrey, Documentary | 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.

  • Maestro
    Maestro

    2009 | Portrey, Documentary | Director: Manfred Vainokivi

  • The singing nation
    The singing nation

    Original title: Laulurahvas

    2004 | Observation, Documentary | Director: Andri Luup

    The singing celebration of Estonian nation and two different points of view to the big event.

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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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