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  • Gorilla Tourism
    Gorilla Tourism

    Title in Estonian: Gorillamajandus

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Märten Vaher

    Documentary about the daily life of mountain gorillas and the local forest guides who mediate the gorillas to tourists. There are both battles with poaching as well as extreme poverty common to Africa.

  • The Games Men Play
    The Games Men Play

    Original title (in Estonian): "Suurte meeste mängud"

    2011 | Short, Students film | Director: Peep Plakso, Gretlyn Palberg

  • Brothers Bearhearts
    Brothers Bearhearts

    Original title: Vennad Karusüdamed

    2005 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Riho Unt

    The heroes of the film are three bear cubs from the cult painting by Ivan Shishkin “Morning in a Pine Forest”.

  • The Sons of Torum
    The Sons of Torum

    Original title:Toorumi pojad

    1989 | Documentary, Anthropological | Director: Lennart Meri

    An ancient Khanty bear feast ritual, estimated to be about 3000 years old, was filmed in Western Siberia, in Khantia-Mansia, at the Agan River, a tributary of the Ob, in September 1985 and in August 1988. Participants in the ceremony held at a Khanty summer camp included singers of old songs who travelled to the ritual place from several hundred kilometres away.

  • Ramses's Tricks II
    Ramses's Tricks II

    Original title: Ramsese vembud

    1986 | Commissioned, Animation, Cartoon, Other categories | Director: Heiki Ernits

  • Ramses's Tricks I
    Ramses's Tricks I

    Original title: Ramsese vembud

    1985 | Other categories, Animation, Cartoon, Commissioned | Director: Heiki Ernits

  • Man and Nature
    Man and Nature

    Original title: Inimene ja loodus

    1975 | Documentary | Director: Rein Maran

    Contemplative documentary directed by Rein Maran about the relationship between man and nature.

  • E.Paulus
    E.Paulus

    1974 | Newsreels, Newsreel 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Reet Kasesalu

  • Noor pensionär
    Noor pensionär

    1972 | TV feature, TV feature | Director: Sulev Nõmmik

  • Nõukogude Eesti
    Nõukogude Eesti

    1967 | Newsreels, Newsreel 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Valeria Anderson

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