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  • Weight of Light
    Weight of Light

    2023 | Feature film, Short | Director: Anna Hints

    The world of poverty, patriarchy and exploitation gets transcended by a rag-picker girl when she finds a discarded photo camera in a vast garbage dump yard of India

  • 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.

  • A Year Full of Drama
    A Year Full of Drama

    Original title: Aasta täis draamat

    2019 | Documentary | Director: Marta Pulk

    A young woman takes on an audacious human experiment while trying to find her place in the world and struggling with the past of her family.

  • Confession
    Confession

    Original title in Georgian: Beri

    2017 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Zaza Urušadze

    There is no space for secrets.

  • Guardian of the soul
    Guardian of the soul

    Original title: Hingevalvur

    2012 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Meelis Süld

    One woman with two controversial professions - a criminal investigator and a religious minister.

  • The Idiot
    The Idiot

    Original title: Idioot

    2011 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Rainer Sarnet

    The feature film directed by Rainer Sarnet is based on the novel "The Idiot" by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. The filmmaker interprets the well-known classic in a contemporary film language with talented Estonian actors and actresses who perform in the enchanting yet intimidating beauty of a sacral space.

  • Brothers
    Brothers

    Original title: Broidit

    2003 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Esa Illi

    The first full-length feature film directed by Finnish filmmaker Esa Illi tells about love and death, the feeling of guilt and salvation. The majority of the Finnish-Estonian co-production has been filmed in Pärnu, Estonia.

  • Good Hands
    Good Hands

    Original title: Head käed

    2001 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Peeter Simm

    The crime comedy directed by Peeter Simm is based on the story "Arnold" by Toomas Raudam. It is an adventurous tale about friendship, humanity and discovering love.

  • Self-Portrait with Mother
    Self-Portrait with Mother

    Original title: Autoportree emaga

    2000 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Edvard Oja

    Autobiographical documentary about Edvard Oja's fight with alcoholism.

  • An Affair of Honour
    An Affair of Honour

    Original title: Lurjus

    1999 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Valentin Kuik

    The tragicomedy directed by Valentin Kuik is based on the story "An Affair of Honor" by Vladimir Nabokov, telling about honor and dignity in the contemporary world.

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