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  • Lil Estonia
    Lil Estonia

    Original title: Lil Eesti

    2021 | Documentary | Director: Taavi Arus

    A new wave. New characters. A new Estonia. Lil Estonia!

  • Year Of The Pig
    Year Of The Pig

    Original title: Sea aasta

    2021 | Documentary | Director: Raimo Jõerand

    The film gives us a look into a year in our recent history, namely the year 2019, which polarised our people in politics and between generations. Without choosing sides and without unnecessary explanations the events shown in the film create a thought provoking story about a nations arrival to the end of the industrial age.

  • Celebration
    Celebration

    Original title: Prazdnik

    2019 | Documentary | Director: Vladimir Loginov

    For nearly twenty years now one small Estonian town has organised a Ukrainian-themed fair, during which a beauty contest is held. This observational film explores whether beauty can be an object of competition, and how we should understand the phenomenon of beauty contests in the modern day.

  • Kopli Lines. Hosted By The Last Coupletist
    Kopli Lines. Hosted By The Last Coupletist

    Original title: Kopli liinid. Võõrustab viimane kupleelaulja

    2019 | Feature film, Short, Documentary, Portrey, Other categories, Experimental | Director: Sten Haljak

    An experimental documentary about an Estonian couplet singer who is sent to visit an Armenian-born parapsychologist to help him cope with stress and find something positive about being the last couplet singer in his country.

  • Kui mina hakkan...
    Kui mina hakkan...

    2007 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Mati Viiul

  • Casting
    Casting

    Original title: Casting

    2006 | Documentary | Director: Urmas Eero Liiv

    Ken Saar holds a casting call in order to find main stars for a non-existent Bollywood film, befooling the jury and the participants.

  • Godspeed
    Godspeed

    Original title: Jumalaga

    2004 | Documentary | Director: Kullar Viimne

    Travel documentary by Kullar Viimne filmed in Europe in search of himself and God.

  • Riigivanem I
    Riigivanem I

    1991 | Documentary | Director: Mark Soosaar

  • Sõpruslinnas Veneetsias
    Sõpruslinnas Veneetsias

    1982 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Raimi Tonts

  • Hendrik Krumm ooperilaval
    Hendrik Krumm ooperilaval

    1981 | Musical film | Director: Arne Mikk

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Estonian Film Database (EFDB)

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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