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  • Let the Train Pass
    Let the Train Pass

    2014 | Students film, Advertising/Promotion | Director: Lidiia Biriukova

  • Lusmägi INC.
    Lusmägi INC.

    2014 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Marta Pulk

    Twin brothers from a small town have courage and ability to dream.

  • Three springs of Total Immersion Method
    Three springs of Total Immersion Method

    Original title: Keelekümblejate kolm kevadet

    2012 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Vahur Laiapea

    Russian children study Estonian language with the Total Immersion Method in a Tallinn school in 2001-2012.

  • Silent Muse
    Silent Muse

    2009 | Students film, Exercises (factual/documentary) | Director: Elena Kuznetsova

  • The Class
    The Class

    Original title: Klass

    2007 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Ilmar Raag

    The drama directed by Ilmar Raag is based on real stories of school bullying, following the process of growing violence culminating with a tragic denouement. The screenplay has been written in collaboration with the participating schoolchildren.

  • On the Edge of the New World
    On the Edge of the New World

    Original title: Vahtsõ ilma veere pääl

    2004 | Documentary | Director: Peeter Brambat

  • Nõukogude Eesti
    Nõukogude Eesti

    1985 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Heli Speek

  • Nõukogude Eesti
    Nõukogude Eesti

    1985 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Heli Speek

  • The beginning
    The beginning

    Original title: Algus

    1972 | Documentary | Director: Valeria Anderson

    The third-graders of Tallinn 21st Secondary School before joining the Communist pioneer movement.

  • Nõukogude Eesti
    Nõukogude Eesti

    1969 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Vitali Gorbunov

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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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