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  • A Wish Upon A Satellite
    A Wish Upon A Satellite

    Original title: Laika

    2021 | Feature film, Short | Director: Leeni Linna

    10-year-old Otto, who has lost his parents, receives an unexpected gift at the night of his birthday, when a little dog Laika lands on earth in Sputnik 2.

  • Gardens Of The Morning Calm
    Gardens Of The Morning Calm

    Original title: Tulevalvajad

    2021 | Documentary | Director: Liis Nimik

    Quiet songs in unknown languages.

  • A Loss of Something Ever Felt
    A Loss of Something Ever Felt

    Original title: Üht kaotust igavesti kandsin

    2020 | Documentary | Director: Carlos Eduardo Lesmes Lopéz

    Dutiful daughter Eeva embarks on a quest to find and save her brother, deep in the bowels of Bogotás underworld.

  • Cerberus
    Cerberus

    2020 | Feature film, Short | Director: Kaspar Ainelo

    The trail of a lost dog leads a well-sped countryman Meelis to village where mysterious crime has taken place. While trying to figure out the truth behind strange events, the growing suspicion tempts to demand one more victim.

  • County Court
    County Court

    Original title: Maakohus

    2020 | Feature film, Short | Director: Eeva Mägi

    When love has become revenge and a little child has left in the middle of it. When love has become revenge and a little child has left in the middle of it.

  • Eesti nafta
    Eesti nafta

    2020 | Documentary | Director: Liina Särkinen

    A Mother and daughter, searching for an answer to what could be the fuel for life in a small country Estonia. One of them grows Nettle, the other one is a famous youtuber.

  • The Tortoise And The Hare
    The Tortoise And The Hare

    Original title: Kilpkonn ja jänes

    2020 | Documentary | Director: Ülo Pikkov

    The journey to infinity.

  • Toru did it
    Toru did it

    Original title in Estonian: Toru töö

    2020 | Students film, Short | Director: Raoul Kirsima

    The short film tells the story of a group of young people who have gone to the country to guard their grandmother's home for the weekend, but no one can predict what will happen at night.

  • Attorney Monika Mägi
    Attorney Monika Mägi

    Original title: Monika

    2019 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Ken Saan, Steven-Hristo Evestus

    Retired top lawyer Monika Mägi and Steven-Hristo Evestus, who is at the peak of his prosecuting career will argue.

  • Bigger Than Sports
    Bigger Than Sports

    Original title: Suurem kui sport

    2019 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Kerttu Soans

    Uncompromising "Crazy Coach" Arvi Aavik is creating the Estonian women's wrestling team out of a few capable girls.

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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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