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  • Lockdown
    Lockdown

    2020 | Students film, Short | Director: Niina Rostovtseva

    A young couple is experiencing a relationship crisis in the period of self-isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which culminates with unexpected confessions during an online game.

  • Scissors
    Scissors

    Original title: Käärid

    2020 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Margus Talvik

    Young woman meets different kinds of men in her own built van, where she serves as a barber in every part of Estonia.

  • Class Reunion 3: Godfathers
    Class Reunion 3: Godfathers

    Original title: Klassikokkutulek 3: Ristiisad

    2019 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: René Vilbre

    Having unwillingly agreed to become the Godfather to his ex-wife’s newborn baby, Andres falls deep into the pool of self-pity. Luckily,he has his best friends Mart and Toomas by his side who take Andres to tantra camp to find the most beautiful woman to accompany him at the baptising.

  • Funeral Diaries
    Funeral Diaries

    Original title: Matusepäevikud

    2019 | Documentary | Director: Marko Raat

    The daily bread of ministers of small congregations is not sermons in the church; it is constant work with the old and the dying. A holy man who has been removed from his friends and peers and suddenly transplanted into another culture is often lonely and broken himself.

  • At Home with Refugees
    At Home with Refugees

    Original title: Pagulasega elutoas

    2017 | Documentary | Director: Kristina Norman

    Jana is a manager of an asylum centre in a small Estonian village. People from various culture and with different backgrounds are waiting for the verdicts that will change their destinies.

  • 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.

  • Come Back Free
    Come Back Free

    Original title: Tule tagasi vabana

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Ksenia Ohhapkina

    A poetic documentary about life in a war torn Chechen village, with the cemetery as its symbolic focal point. The village lives and breathes in unison.

  • 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.

  • Happy Ending(s)
    Happy Ending(s)

    2014 | Students film, Short, Music video | Director: Wang Him Yip

  • Connected to the Monastery
    Connected to the Monastery

    Original title: Kloostriga seotud

    2011 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Vahur Laiapea

    Documentary about Father Jevgeni and the people around him in Pechory, Russia.

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