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  • Gardens Of The Morning Calm
    Gardens Of The Morning Calm

    Original title: Tulevalvajad

    2021 | Documentary | Director: Liis Nimik

    Quiet songs in unknown languages.

  • The Return of The Musk Ox
    The Return of The Musk Ox

    2008 | Popular Science | Director: Vassili Sarana

  • Kingdom of the Elk
    Kingdom of the Elk

    The original title "Põdra kuningriik"

    2007 | Documentary, Nature | Director: Rein Maran

  • Enforced Settler
    Enforced Settler

    The original title "Sundasunik"

    2004 | Documentary, Nature | Director: Rein Maran

  • 50 aastat viisaastakuid
    50 aastat viisaastakuid

    1979 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Evald Vaher

  • Õiglane maa
    Õiglane maa

    1978 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Peeter Tooming

  • Odes to the Spring
    Odes to the Spring

    Original title: Laulud kevadele

    1975 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Heino Pars

    It is film fairytale about birds living in Estonian forests.

  • Vagu vao kõrvale
    Vagu vao kõrvale

    1975 | Documentary, Portrey, Commissioned, Other categories | Director: Reet Kasesalu

  • Path of Impediments
    Path of Impediments

    Original title: Okkaline rada

    1971 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Vladimir Parvel

    Portrait documentary by Vladimir Parvel about Konstantin Märska, the founder of Estonian film art and the first professional cinematographer in Estonia.

  • Home village
    Home village

    Original title: Koduküla

    1969 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Peeter Tooming, Peep Puks

    Contemplative debut documentary by Peep Puks and Peeter Tooming about the vanishing of Estonian village life.

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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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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