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  • Myanmar - tarkuse tuulajad
    Myanmar - tarkuse tuulajad

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Tarvo Mölder

  • Sparkling Rivers
    Sparkling Rivers

    Original title: Sädemete jõed

    2016 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Märten Vaher

    Georgian environmental activist Dato Chipashvili fights against hundred million investment projects putting the interests of local people and transparency first.

  • Kihnu lapsed pool sajandit hiljem
    Kihnu lapsed pool sajandit hiljem

    2014 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Mark Soosaar

    People of Kihnu island fifty years ago and in the year of 2014.

  • Võidupäeva ootus Siberi Haida külas
    Võidupäeva ootus Siberi Haida külas

    2013 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Vahur Laiapea

  • 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.

  • Graveyard Keeper's Daughter
    Graveyard Keeper's Daughter

    Original title: Surnuaiavahi tütar

    2011 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Katrin Laur

    The feature film directed by Katrin Laur tells the story of a girl who grows up in a periphery of Estonia, in the middle of unemployment and alcoholism. Her parents are unable to lead a good life and without love, hope and grace their family would be broken.

  • Helene's School of Life
    Helene's School of Life

    Original title (in Estonian): "Helene elukool"

    2010 | Documentary, Students film, Documentary | Director: Liis Nimik

  • Ninja
    Ninja

    2010 | Students film, Short | Director: Jaan Tätte jr

  • Split
    Split

    Original title (in Estonian): "Üksi kaks"

    2010 | Short, Students film | Director: Eik Tammemäe

  • Buratino, Son of Pinocchio
    Buratino, Son of Pinocchio

    Original title: Buratino

    2009 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Rasmus Merivoo

    Musical adventure comedy is the second feature film directed by Rasmus Merivoo. It is based on the children's book "The Golden Key or the adventures of Buratino" by Aleksey Tolstoy. The film is a co-production of Estonia and Russia.

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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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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