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  • See You In Chechnya
    See You In Chechnya

    Original title: Näeme Tšetšeenias

    2015 | Problem oriented, Documentary | Director: Aleksander Kvatašidze

    If you go to war, war will come home with you.

  • Tashi Delek!
    Tashi Delek!

    2015 | Documentary | Director: Peeter Rebane

    A young monk`s journey through Tibet in search of his path.

  • Between Two Worlds
    Between Two Worlds

    2014 | Documentary, Students film | Director: Liva Kalnina

    This short poetic documentary focuses on the talented Latvian singer Dainis Skutelis, who is literally spending his life between two worlds. He is a singer in the Latvian National Opera, however, he can't stand the city life and feels the most happy in his countryside, which is more than 200 kilometers away from Riga. Therefore almost most of his time Dainis spends on the road between these two cities and even lives.

  • Choices. My story
    Choices. My story

    Original title (in Estonian): "Valikud. Minu lugu"

    2013 | Documentary, Students film | Director: Tuuliki Tedre-Orgjõe

  • Corporate Video for TLU
    Corporate Video for TLU

    2012 | Advertising/Promotion, Students film | Director: Sigrid Reede

    It is a story about a boy who wants to study in Tallinn University but his father thinks that education in TLU is not very strong.

  • Home or Away
    Home or Away

    Original title (in Estonian): "Kodus või võõrsil"

    2011 | TV Show, Students film | Director: Piibe Pai

    “Home or Away“ is a television programme (target group: 18-25) that introduces the life in Australia with Working Holiday Visa, through the thoughts and stories of three young Estonian.

  • Phobos
    Phobos

    Original title: Phobos

    2010 | Full lenght feature, Feature film | Director: Oleg Assadulin

    A horror film directed by Russian filmmaker Oleg Assadulin telling the story about young people who go to a night club built in a bomb shelter and will be trapped in a mysterious labyrinth.

  • Red Mercury
    Red Mercury

    Original title: Punane elavhõbe

    2010 | Full lenght feature, Feature film | Director: Andres Puustusmaa

    The thriller is an Estonian-Russian co-production directed by Andres Puustusmaa, based on the debut novel by former criminal investigator Andres Anvelt. The film tells a story based on real events about the work of Estonian police in early 1990s. Film valmis Eesti ja Venemaa koostöös.

  • The Measure of Man
    The Measure of Man

    Original title: Inimese mõõt

    2010 | Problem oriented, Documentary | Director: Marianne Kõrver

    Is the global environmental crisis concerning just our environment or is it also the crisis of our habits, expectations and values?

  • Suhtumise küsimus
    Suhtumise küsimus

    2009 | Short, Students film | Director: Ergo Kuld

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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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