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  • Machina Faust
    Machina Faust

    2022 | Portrait, Documentary | Director: Kaupo Kruusiauk

    An intimate documentary about the internationally renowned Estonian musician, saxophone player and improvisational jazz composer Maria Faust.

  • Olev Subbi. Elu kuues peatükis
    Olev Subbi. Elu kuues peatükis

    2021 | Portrait, Documentary | Director: Marianne Kõrver

  • The Gardener Of Tension Fields
    The Gardener Of Tension Fields

    Original title: Pingeväljade aednik

    2021 | Portrait, Documentary | Director: Joosep Matjus, Katri Rannastu

    Estonian well known writer Mehis Heinsaar has seven encounters during his journey in the wilderness, which will open to the viewer the magical inner world of the writer.

  • Leonhard Lapin. Process
    Leonhard Lapin. Process

    Original title: Leonhard Lapin. Protsess

    2020 | Portrait, Documentary | Director:

    This film portraits Leonhard Lapin, a creator born in an Estonian small town called Räpina in the 1950s, who becomes one of the most outstanding avant-garde artists on the Soviet Estonian art and architecture scene. The film also reveals the creator’s worldview, beliefs and rebellious nature.

  • Love express
    Love express

    Love Express. The Disappearance of Walerian Borowczyk

    2018 | Portrait, Documentary | Director: Kuba Mikurda

    A documentary celebrating the work of Walerian Borowczyk, a director of unparalleled sensitivity, revered in the 1970s, who was later labeled as a maker of erotic movies.

  • Arvo Pärt - Even if I lose everything
    Arvo Pärt - Even if I lose everything

    Original title: Arvo Pärt - isegi kui ma kõik kaotan

    2015 | Portrait, Music Documentary, Documentary | Director: Dorian Supin

    “Even if I lose everything…,“ Arvo Pärt has written in his workbook. He calls the diary his workbooks. In the course of decades, along with work at musical texts, he has filled those workbooks with his contemplations, with his moments of grief and joy, with his finds, discoveries, worries and experience – with everything that might be called the inner life of an artist.

  • Ballet Master
    Ballet Master

    Original title: Balletmeister

    2014 | Portrait, Documentary | Director: Ruti Murusalu

    "Ballet Master", a documentary full of dancing, is a journey through the creative world of the internationally recognized choreographer Mai Murdmaa. Murdmaa is our guide and helps us see dancing as a medium for creating art. "Ballet Master" visualizes choreography but mostly gives it a meaning. Murdmaa's creative work and private life are inseparable. One ballet master, two different forms of society. One art - sacral, mystical, erotic, aesthetic - but so many difficult aspects before the creation can reach the audience.

  • Being in Tune
    Being in Tune

    Original title (in Estonian): "Olemise lainel"

    2013 | Documentary, Students film | Director: Jürgen-Kristoffer Korstnik

  • Fragile. See you on stage
    Fragile. See you on stage

    Original title: Fragile. Nägemiseni laval

    2013 | Documentary | Director: Vahur Laiapea

    Director Vahur Laiapea follows the birth of dance performance "Plexus" with the following participants: a stage director, two professional dancers and a young bling woman.

  • Heino Eller - Quinta Essentia
    Heino Eller - Quinta Essentia

    Original title: Heino Eller. Quinta Essentia

    2013 | Portrait, Music Documentary, Documentary | Director: Dorian Supin

    The biographical documentary about the renowned composer and lecturer Heino Eller also serves as a part of cultural history of Estonia. While following the story, we experience the most dramatic and cheerful moments of his life and Estonian history.

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