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  • Ott Tänak -The Movie
    Ott Tänak -The Movie

    2019 | Documentary, Portrey | 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.

  • Virago
    Virago

    2019 | Feature film, Short | Director: Kerli Kirch Schneider

    In the village of Virago, where no man has lived long enough to see his fortieth birthday, Tõnu is about to turn forty.

  • Declined
    Declined

    Original title in Estonian: "Tagasilükatud"

    2018 | Students film, Short | Director: Janeli Pelska

    The first short ficton film of BFM film arts students is an awkwardlly funny story about the importance of money to different types of people.

  • Deserved Happiness
    Deserved Happiness

    2018 | Feature film | Director: Toomas Kirss

  • Inga Can Hear
    Inga Can Hear

    Original title in Latvian: Inga dzird

    2018 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Kaspars Goba

    A girl trapped between two worlds.

  • Long Live the Scandals!
    Long Live the Scandals!

    Original title: Elagu skandaalid ja kollased sandaalid

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Manfred Vainokivi

    Documentary about Estonian contemporary artist Leonhard Lapin.

  • Portugal
    Portugal

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Lauri Lagle

    Lauri Lagle's first feature film is profound and smooth like a summer's night. It is a physical progression and a mental journey towards something other than a mere geographical location on a map.

  • Snowbirds
    Snowbirds

    Original title: Kliimapagulased

    2018 | Documentary, Portrey | 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.

  • Helen's Birthday
    Helen's Birthday

    Original title: Heleni sünnipäev

    2017 | Feature film, Short | Director: Tanno Mee

    Middle-aged Helen, who still hasn't gotten over her divorce, is dragged to the night club on her birthday. Unable to give life a new chance, she ends the night as an intruder in her old home.

  • Manivald
    Manivald

    2017 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Chintis Lundgren

    Overeducated and unemployed, Manivald lives with his overbearing mother. When their washing machine breaks down one day, Toomas the repairman arrives to fix it and them.

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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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