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  • 2 Hours to Happiness
    2 Hours to Happiness

    Original title: 2 tundi õnneni

    2022 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Moonika Siimets

    Poetical documentary film of the longing for and the search of happiness between Estonia and Finland.

  • Lydia
    Lydia

    2022 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Hermes Brambat, Tarvo Mölder

    The documentary portrays the acclaimed Song Festival conductor and music teacher Lydia Rahula.

  • Bigger Than Sports
    Bigger Than Sports

    Original title: Suurem kui sport

    2019 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Kerttu Soans

    Uncompromising "Crazy Coach" Arvi Aavik is creating the Estonian women's wrestling team out of a few capable girls.

  • Maria ’s Paradise
    Maria ’s Paradise

    Original title (in Finnish): Marian paratiisi

    2019 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Zaida Bergroth

    The angel will guide us.

  • Scandinavian Silence
    Scandinavian Silence

    Original title: Skandinaavia vaikus

    2019 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Martti Helde

    We never dreamt of a good life. We dreamt of a normal life.

  • Hukule määratud
    Hukule määratud

    2018 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Francesco Rosso

    Maybe it is not earthly this road i have to walk, but how can i know if I am subjected to gravitation.

  • Mountains That Were Not There
    Mountains That Were Not There

    Original title: Mäed, mida polnud

    2018 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Ivar Jurtšenko

    A documentary film that takes the viewer to the great stages of the sport of cycling. Estonians Tanel Kangert and Rein Taaramäe are the same age and both from the small village of Vändra. They are under the microscope as they both cycle in the top-level Astana Pro Team.

  • Roots: With Mum At The Monastery
    Roots: With Mum At The Monastery

    Original title: Juured: Emaga kloostris

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Anna Hints

    A mother and daughter with a painful past go to a monastery in Thailand together. Will the 26 days of silence filled with strict meditation help them to make peace with their past?

  • The Good Shepherd
    The Good Shepherd

    Original title: Hea Karjane; from the short film collection: Värske veri

    2018 | Feature film, Short | Director: Evar Anvelt

    Ibrahim is a shepherd whose job is to look after his herd as best as he can. One day he receives a phone call from his brother with a plan he wants to hear nothing about.

  • Expatriate Estonians in Australia, Film No. 5. Part 1
    Expatriate Estonians in Australia, Film No. 5. Part 1

    Title in Estonian: Austraalia eestlased 5. film, I jagu

    1995-1996 | Amateur films, Newsreel | Director: Lembit Blauhut

    The expatriate Estonians in Thirlmere, Australia. Their history and present day.

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