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  • Ott Tänak -The Movie
    Ott Tänak -The Movie

    2019 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Tarvo Mölder

    The film portrays Estonian rally driver Ott Tänak, one of the most elusive athletes in the eyes of the media with highly reclusive character. His self-willed tenacity has forged this stubborn country boy with a roller coaster career into a driven WRC-pilot who for the first time has in reach the fulfilment of his childhood dream – to snatch the world championship title from the equally hungry competitors.

  • Bridges Of Time
    Bridges Of Time

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Audrius Stonys, Kristine Briede

    "Look back with me and maybe you will find out something new about documentary cinema, which is nothing else but life after death." Herz Frank.

  • Roots: 40 Years Later
    Roots: 40 Years Later

    Original title: Juured: 40 aastat hiljem

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Moonika Siimets

    A story about a love for things and the difficulty of letting go of them.

  • Roots: My Flesh And Blood
    Roots: My Flesh And Blood

    Original title: Juured: Mu liha ja veri

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Heilika Pikkov

    This is a story about love and loss. About my flesh and blood.

  • Empty Space
    Empty Space

    Original title: Tühi ruum

    2016 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Ülo Pikkov

    Documentary-based animation about a dream that eventually comes true in a film.

  • Kooselu Sri Lanka moodi
    Kooselu Sri Lanka moodi

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Mati Kark

  • Englas. Old Warrior
    Englas. Old Warrior

    Original title: Englas. Vana sõdur

    2015 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Peeter Simm

    This is the story of the two times wrestling World Champion August Englas.

  • The Moon Hunter
    The Moon Hunter

    Original title: Jüri

    2015 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Julia Sillart

    Portrait documentary about cinematographer, film director and teacher Jüri Sillart.

  • Unt´s hour
    Unt´s hour

    Original title: Unditund

    2015 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Maria Avdjuško

    One of the most extraordinary personas in Estonian cultural history is undoubtedly the writer, director, publicist, lecturer and a public figure Mati Unt.

  • Ballet Master
    Ballet Master

    Original title: Balletmeister

    2014 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Ruti Murusalu

    "Ballet Master", a documentary full of dancing, is a journey through the creative world of the internationally recognized choreographer Mai Murdmaa. Murdmaa is our guide and helps us see dancing as a medium for creating art. "Ballet Master" visualizes choreography but mostly gives it a meaning. Murdmaa's creative work and private life are inseparable. One ballet master, two different forms of society. One art - sacral, mystical, erotic, aesthetic - but so many difficult aspects before the creation can reach the audience.

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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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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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