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  • Declined
    Declined

    Original title in Estonian: "Tagasilükatud"

    2018 | Students film, Short | Director: Janeli Pelska

    The first short ficton film of BFM film arts students is an awkwardlly funny story about the importance of money to different types of people.

  • Pets and Berlin
    Pets and Berlin

    Original title: Pets ja Berliin

    2018 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Taavi Arus

    A story about a legend of Estonian punk scene Peeter Männiksoo aka Pasa-Pets, who has been living for years in Berlin. It is a story about a man's survival in a big city, a story about loneliness, struggle and freedom. It's a poem about Pets and Berlin.

  • 9mm
    9mm

    2017 | Students film, Short | Director: Erik Hans Sepp

    This short film directed by Erik Hans Sepp tells a story of a thief who gets taught a lesson he will remember for the rest of his life.

  • The Overcoat
    The Overcoat

    Original title in Estonian: Talvelugu

    2017 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Meelis Arulepp, Sean Mullen

    A lonely office worker saves up to buy a new coat at Christmas in an effort to make new friends, only for fate take a ghostly hand.

  • Astrid
    Astrid

    2016 | Students film, Short | Director: Sander Koit

    Unlikely friendship between an old woman and a thief.

  • Emajõgi
    Emajõgi

    2015 | Students film, Short | Director: Priit Põhjala

  • Endless Summer
    Endless Summer

    Original title (in Estonian): "Lõputu suvi"

    2014 | Students film, Short | Director: Jaan Penjam

  • Hogweed Brothers
    Hogweed Brothers

    Original title: Vennad Karuputked

    2014 | Documentary | Director: Taavi Arus

    Documentary follows brothers Mihkel and Madis during year 2014, who work as hogweed exterminators, their hard work and personal relationship.

  • Kid Detectives And The Secret Of The White Lady
    Kid Detectives And The Secret Of The White Lady

    Original title: Väikelinna detektiivid ja Valge Daami saladus

    2013 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: René Vilbre

  • Spring à la Carte
    Spring à la Carte

    Original title (in Estonian): "Kevad à la carte"

    2013 | Students film, Short | Director: Doris Tääker

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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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