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  • Lotte and the Lost Dragons
    Lotte and the Lost Dragons

    Original title: Lotte ja kadunud lohe

    2019 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Janno Põldma, Heiki Ernits

    We all come from our childhood.

  • Chateau D'Ivre
    Chateau D'Ivre

    2014 | Students film, Advertising/Promotion | Director: Rainer Helin

    Chateau D'Ivre by Rainer Helin is a 1 minute long TV Commercial featuring an elderly couple looking bored and the husband's attempt to lighten the mood a bit.

  • Single Case
    Single Case

    Original title in Estonian: "Üksikjuhtum"

    2012 | Students film, Short | Director: Eva Kübar

  • Meie maailma nurk. Lossi dekonstruktsioon nr 3
    Meie maailma nurk. Lossi dekonstruktsioon nr 3

    2008 | Documentary, Overviews | Director: Märten Vaher

  • Ilo From Paris
    Ilo From Paris

    Original title: Ilo Pariisist

    2002 | Documentary, Overviews | Director: Peep Puks

    Ilo Jaik-Riedberg, daughter of writer Juhan Jaik, is the guide to take the viewers around Paris.

  • Something is Rotten or All the Lie About Hamlet
    Something is Rotten or All the Lie About Hamlet

    2000 | Feature film, Short | Director: Ilmar Raag

    Short film directed by Ilmar Raag telling about the well-known story of Hamlet the Danish prince in a completely different way.

  • Tallinna kummitusmajad
    Tallinna kummitusmajad

    1994 | Documentary | Director: Illis Vets

  • Miss Saaremaa
    Miss Saaremaa

    Digitally remastered in 2012

    1989 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Mark Soosaar

    A warm portrait about the adventurous life of Ljuba Hermann, the beauty queen of Saaremaa from 1931.

  • Wild Swans
    Wild Swans

    Original title: Metsluiged

    1987 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Helle Karis

    The film directed by Helle Karis is based on the fairy tale "Wild Swans" by Hans Christian Andersen, telling the story of princess Elise who is determined to save her bewitched brothers with the power of love.

  • Kalle ja Koll
    Kalle ja Koll

    1984 | Animation, Cartoon, Other categories, Commissioned | Director: Heiki Ernits

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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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