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  • Young Peeter At Laanetaguse
    Young Peeter At Laanetaguse

    Original title: Peetrike Laanetagusel

    2018 | Documentary, Nature | Director: Rein Maran

    This family film from Estonian Grand Old Man of nature film Rein Maran, is a story of a child’s explorations of nature and first notices of the surrounding biodiversity. The viewer will find themselves discovering, through his eyes, all possible kinds of miraculous creatures in the grass, on plants, in shrubs and in sky-reaching trees, sharing his astonishment and joy of first discovery.

  • Whitsunday At Tammealuse
    Whitsunday At Tammealuse

    Original title: Suvisted Tammealusel

    2015 | Documentary, Nature, Antropological | Director: Rein Maran

    Every year local people and their guests gather at Grove of Tammealuse in Samma Village, Viru County, for Whitsunday festivities to celebrate the beginning of summer.

  • Charm of Sacred Groves
    Charm of Sacred Groves

    Original title: Hiite lummus

    2013 | Documentary, Nature | Director: Rein Maran

    Documentary by Rein Maran about oak groves in Estonia - local holy places of nature and cultural heritage.

  • Looduse suvekool
    Looduse suvekool

    1975 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Semjon Školnikov

  • Eesti taimekooslus
    Eesti taimekooslus

    1970 | Popular Science, Educational, Commissioned, Other categories | Director: Evald Vaher

  • Nõukogude Eesti
    Nõukogude Eesti

    1969 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Toivo Kuzmin

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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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