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  • Stealing Socialism
    Stealing Socialism

    Original title: Riigivargad

    2014 | Documentary | Director: Manfred Vainokivi

  • Distance

    Original title (in Estonian): "Distants"

    2012 | Students film, Short | Director: Janno Jürgens

  • Flyfog Village
    Flyfog Village

    Original title (in Estonian): "Kärbseudu"

    2007 | Students film, Short | Director: Janek Karakatš

  • The Highway Crossing
    The Highway Crossing

    Original title: Ristumine peateega

    1999 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Arko Okk

    The debut feature film directed by Arko Okk is based on the play "The Highway Crossing aka the Fairytale of the Golden Fish". The film with a witty dialogue and unexpected chain of events tells the story of a miracle, money, and happiness. Both the visual and conceptual content of the film make allusions to Tarkovsky's "Stalker".

  • Georgica

    Original title: Georgica

    1998 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Sulev Keedus

    The poetic drama with a profound philosophical undertone directed by Sulev Keedus about the postwar desolated and occupied land. The film is one of the first art films produced in the independent republic of Estonia and it has received awards at various acknowledged international film festivals.

  • Sadam udus
    Sadam udus

    1986 | Documentary | Director: Mark Soosaar

  • The land of marines
    The land of marines

    Title in Estonian: Meremeeste maa

    1982 | Documentary | Director: Toivo Kuzmin

    The work and life of the marines in the motor ships "Fricis Rozin" and "Timur Frunze" that belong to Estonian shipping company.

  • Holding your breath
    Holding your breath

    Title in Estonian: Hinge kinni pidades

    1975 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Vello Aruoja

    Estonian underwater hunters catching sea urchins in the Sea of Japan in Summer 1974.

  • During the Ebb
    During the Ebb

    Original title: Mõõna aegu

    1974 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Arnold Altmäe

    Poetical documentary by Arnold Altmäe about the idle winter period in fishermen's lives and the human yearning for a real profession.

  • Kuidas kalamehed elavad
    Kuidas kalamehed elavad

    1972 | Musical film | Director: Mark Soosaar

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