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  • Kõrvemaa sügis
    Kõrvemaa sügis

    1978 | Documentary | Director: Vallo Kepp

  • 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.

  • Insects' Summer Games
    Insects' Summer Games

    Original title: Putukate suvemängud

    1971 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Heino Pars

    Competitions in which insects demonstrate their abilities take place at the Green Meadows Olympic Stadium. Film puppet Siki-Triki reports from the sporting games.

  • Mis värvi on suvi
    Mis värvi on suvi

    1970 | Documentary, Nature, Popular Science | Director: Viivi Kraav

  • Equinox mountain
    Equinox mountain

    Original title: Equinox mountain

    Amateur film, Newsreel | Director:

    Overview about the pre-war life in USA.

  • Nõukogude Eesti
    Nõukogude Eesti

    1966 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Reet Kasesalu

  • Nõukogude Eesti
    Nõukogude Eesti

    1965 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Valeria Anderson

  • Nõukogude Eesti
    Nõukogude Eesti

    1964 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Aleksandr Mandrõkin

  • Ex-servicemen Parade, Shriners Parade, Mount Washington and Multnomah Falls
    Ex-servicemen Parade, Shriners Parade, Mount Washington and Multnomah Falls

    Original title: Sõjaveteranide paraad, Shrinersi paraad, Mount Washington ja Multnomah Falls

    1935 | Amateur film, Newsreel | Director:

    Parade of the ex-servicemen who fought in foreign wars, Brookshire Lodge, Mount Washington in New Hampshier and Multnomah Falls in Oregon. Parade of Shriners clubs in Hartford.

  • Great Snowstorm
    Great Snowstorm

    Title in Estonian: Suur lumetorm

    1935 | Amateur film, Newsreel | Director:

    Home of the Baltsar family during the great snowstorm in winter 1934. The parade of the Governor's guardsmen.

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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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