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  • Above the speed of light
    Above the speed of light

    2018 | Students film, Short | Director: Vytautas Tinteris

    Nothing can travel above the speed of light. Only the beam light of this film happened here and on the other side of the universe.

  • 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.

  • Fire Lily
    Fire Lily

    Original title: Tuliliilia

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Maria Avdjuško

    Life finds a way.

  • Take It or Leave It
    Take It or Leave It

    Original title: Võta või jäta

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Liina Triškina-Vanhatalo

    What would you do if one day a newborn baby was put on your hands and said: take it or leave it!

  • Your own eye is a king
    Your own eye is a king

    Original title: Oma silm on kuningas

    2018 | Documentary, Observation, Making of | Director:

    Documentary about how to stay alive in conflict zone.

  • Accidents are not accidental
    Accidents are not accidental

    Original title (in Russian): "Случайности не случайны"

    2017 | Students film, Short | Director: Polina Linovitskaja

    Story about woman and man who do not know that they have a common friend and this friend does not know that they are husband and wife.

  • Stefan
    Stefan

    2017 | Students film, Short | Director: Ann Einberg

    The world comes to an end on the 21st of December 2012. There is a time loop and Stefan is the only one who is able to see that.

  • Tabamata Ime (tootmises)
    Tabamata Ime (tootmises)

    2017 | Documentary | Director: Eret Kuusk

  • Dearest Sister
    Dearest Sister

    Original title in Lao: Nong Hak

    2016 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Mattie Do

    A Lao village girl’s only chance of escaping indentured poverty is to manipulate her wealthy cousin’s illness into dependence.

  • Eesti küla Ghanas
    Eesti küla Ghanas

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Kalle Käesel

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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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