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  • Room With A Sea View
    Room With A Sea View

    2020 | Students film, Animation | Director: Leonid Šmelkov

    Herbert dreamed to see a sea in his window, but…

  • Struck By Lightning
    Struck By Lightning

    Original title in Estonian: Välguga löödud

    2020 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Romet Esko

    Two brothers try to make a film about their friend, who commited suicide.

  • The Camino Paradox
    The Camino Paradox

    Original title: Camino paradoks

    2020 | Documentary | Director: Anniken Haldna, Gerli Nõmm

    In this road film the main character Keiu Virro sets on a journey for the sixth and for the last time. We witness what happens to a modern person on a historical religious way.

  • The Last Ones
    The Last Ones

    2020 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Veiko Õunpuu

    A car crash in slow motion, a love letter to a disappearing world.

  • Mommy
    Mommy

    Original title in Estonian: Emme

    2019 | Students film, Exercises (Fiction) | Director: Raoul Kirsima

    Raoul Kirsima’s film „Mommy“ is based on Leo Vissak’s script about child abuse and the wish to escape from reality. There is a strong emphasis on sound design and elements of animation.

  • Oh Say Can You See?
    Oh Say Can You See?

    2019 | Students film, Animation | Director: Noam Sussman

    A socio-political analysis of the United States of America's current state of affairs.

  • Truth or Justice
    Truth or Justice

    Original title: Tõde ja õigus

    2019 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Tanel Toom

    Estonia, 1872. The uncompromising new owner of Robber’s Rise must battle with hard work, his spiteful neighbor and with his own family and beliefs to transform the poor land into a flourishing farm of his dreams – to bring truth and justice to a god forsaken place.

  • Pyramus ja Thisbe
    Pyramus ja Thisbe

    2017 | Students film, Short | Director: Laura Raud

    In this modern adaptation of the classic Greek myth, two young lovers bound by a tragic fate plot a plan to escape their homes and start a new life somewhere far away from their destructive families.

  • The Manslayer/The Virgin/The Shadow
    The Manslayer/The Virgin/The Shadow

    Original title: Mehetapja/Süütu/Vari

    2017 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Sulev Keedus

    Shades, breaths, whispers, hunches, mystery - they are all fading away. Everything else seems more important.

  • War
    War

    Original title: Sõda

    2017 | Documentary | Director: Sulev Keedus

    War is a story about a fighter for “peace”, who after having returned from a mission could not come to terms with his life anymore, with the life between the present and the eternity. The documentary was filmed in Afghanistan and Australia.

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Republic of Estonia Information System Authority jury comprising industry experts selected the Estonian Film Database to be the winner in civil society e-services category for 2015

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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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