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  • Inheritance
    Inheritance

    Original title in Estonian: "Pärandus"

    2019 | Students film, Short | Director: Janeli Pelska

    A tale of family and a shared responsibility, which sparks conflict among relatives.

  • Phantom Owl Forest
    Phantom Owl Forest

    Original title: Eia jõulud Tondikakul

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Anu Aun

    Adventures are going to begin when 10-year old city girl Eia is brought to mysterious Phantom Owl Farm for the winter holiday.

  • 1944
    1944

    Original title: 1944

    2015 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Elmo Nüganen

    The film tells about the events during the war of 1944 in Estonia, viewed by the Estonians fighting at the Red Army and German Army.

  • Lusmägi INC.
    Lusmägi INC.

    2014 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Marta Pulk

    Twin brothers from a small town have courage and ability to dream.

  • The Second Coming
    The Second Coming

    Original title of the film: Teine tulemine

    2008 | Feature film, Short | Director: Tanel Toom

  • Lost Twin
    Lost Twin

    Original title of the film: "Valga-Tallinn-Valga"

    2001 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Andres Arro, Aivo Spitsonok

  • 1895
    1895

    1995 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Priit Pärn, Janno Põldma

    The animated cartoon “1895” is dedicated to the centennial of cinema. “1895” is a picture about the life of brothers Auguste and Louis Lumière.

  • Nõukogude Eesti
    Nõukogude Eesti

    1969 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Vitali Gorbunov

  • Nõukogude Eesti
    Nõukogude Eesti

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

Recognition of the Database

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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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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