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  • Pädaste

    2022 | Short, Students film | Director: Katariina Rahumägi

    In 1919 Estonia as Bolsheviks' riots swipe through the country, a Baltic German father goes to no end to ensure his daughter´s safety.

  • Living Images
    Living Images

    Original title: Elavad pildid

    2013 | Full length feature, Feature film | Director: Hardi Volmer

    The historical drama directed by Hardi Volmer is a love story combining the elements of epopee and comedy, the grotesque of early silent film and the melodrama of the golden era of cinema.

  • Poll

    The Poll; The Poll Diaries

    2010 | Full length feature, Feature film | Director: Chris Kraus

    The feature film directed by German filmmaker Chris Kraus has been inspired by the memoirs of the director's great aunt of Baltic German origin, Oda Schaefer, where she talks about her youth in Estonia directly before the World War 1.

  • Silent Surrender
    Silent Surrender

    Original title: Ma elasin Eesti Vabariigis

    2010 | Observation, Documentary | Director: Liina Triškina-Vanhatalo

    Documentary by Liina Triškina about the year of 1939 that was fateful for the republic of Estonia. The film studies the subjects of freedom and critical situations, doings and undoings.

  • Spe Fretus - Relying on Hope
    Spe Fretus - Relying on Hope

    Original title: Spe Fretus - lootusele tuginedes

    2008 | Portrait, Documentary | Director: Kaido Leesme

  • Lieutenant, von and the Manor
    Lieutenant, von and the Manor

    Original title of the film: Veebel, vonn ja Leetse mõis

    2006 | Documentary | Director: Margit Kilumets

  • Saa vabaks, Eesti meri
    Saa vabaks, Eesti meri

    1991 | Documentary | Director: Toivo Kusmin

  • Oath of Life
    Oath of Life

    Title in Estonian: Eluvanne

    1978 | Portrait, Documentary | Director: Peep Puks

    Documentary directed by Peep Puks about Anton Hansen Tammsaare, an Estonian literary classic.

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