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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.

  • All About My Father
    All About My Father

    Original title in Estonian: "Kõik minu isast"

    2018 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Reeli Reinaus

    First person documentary, directed by Reeli Reinaus, is portrait of her father’s life and death.

  • Maran
    Maran

    2018 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Ants Tammik

    The documentary film of nature photographer Rein Maran, who publishes his thoughts through his natural experiences and philosophy of life.

  • Tõnu Kõrvits. Moorland Elegies
    Tõnu Kõrvits. Moorland Elegies

    Original title: Tõnu Kõrvits. Lageda laulud

    2018 | Documentary, Portrey, Music Documentary | Director: Marianne Kõrver

    A documentary film about a composer Tõnu Kõrvits, his music and the people who are deeply touched by his music.

  • November
    November

    2017 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Rainer Sarnet

    Visual fairy tale for adults directed by Rainer Sarnet. The feature film combines black comedy and romance.

  • The Manslayer/The Virgin/The Shadow
    The Manslayer/The Virgin/The Shadow

    Original title: Mehetapja/Süütu/Vari

    2017 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Sulev Keedus

    Shades, breaths, whispers, hunches, mystery - they are all fading away. Everything else seems more important.

  • The Swan
    The Swan

    Original title in Icelandic: Svanurinn

    2017 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Asa Helga Hjörleifsdottir

  • A Fragile World
    A Fragile World

    Original title: Habras maailm

    2016 | Documentary, Nature | Director: Ants Tammik

    The film depicts two different worlds - man made and natural - opposites both in terms of content and form.

  • Cutting Through
    Cutting Through

    Original title: Läbilõikamine. Meie maailm, 10/12

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Ove Musting

  • Woman and the Glacier
    Woman and the Glacier

    Original title in Lithuanian: Moteris ir ledinas

    2016 | Documentary, Nature | Director: Audrius Stonys

    A story of the fragile Woman and the eternal Glacier.

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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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Estonian Film Database (EFDB)

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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