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  • Goodbye Soviet Union
    Goodbye Soviet Union

    Original title: Nägemiseni NSVL

    2020 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Lauri Randla

    Lauri Randla’s first full length feature film is a comedy about the adventures of the Ingrian-Finnish Tarkkinen family in the last days of the Soviet Union.

  • The End
    The End

    Original title in Estonian: Lõpp

    2019 | Students film, Short | Director: Sandra Kartau

    Sandra Kartau’s short film is about growing up and the obstacles on the way.

  • Last Class at Kasari
    Last Class at Kasari

    Original title: Viimane lend

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Liis Lepik

    A story of a countryside school in Estonia that will be shut down.

  • Summer of a Newspaper Kid
    Summer of a Newspaper Kid

    Original title: Lehelapse suvi

    2008 | Documentary | Director: Katri Rannastu

    A nine-year-old schoolboy sells newspapers in the streets of Tallinn. The sales of the active and sincere young man are crowned with success.

  • A Romper
    A Romper

    Original title: Rüblik

    1975 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Rein Raamat

  • Supernova
    Supernova

    Original title: Supernoova

    1965 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Veljo Käsper

    The first full-length feature film directed by Veljo Käsper depicts the first scientific experiences of a young astronomer. Majority of the film has been shot in newly established Tartu Observatory.

  • Stockholm Estonian School
    Stockholm Estonian School

    Original title: Stockholmi Eesti Gümnaasium

    1949 | Amateur film, Newsreel | Director:

    School lessons and graduation ceremony in Stockholm Estonian School after the war.

Recognition of the Database

Eesti parim kolmanda sektori e-teenus 2015

Republic of Estonia Information System Authority jury comprising industry experts selected the Estonian Film Database to be the winner in civil society e-services category for 2015

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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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