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  • Life is a Flower
    Life is a Flower

    Original title: Elu on lill

    2010 | Documentary | Director: Manfred Vainokivi

    Two grand old masters, artists Evald Okas and photographer Kalju Suur, are recording the beauty of a naked woman.

  • Evald Okas
    Evald Okas

    2009 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Tõnu Virve

    94-year-old Evald Okas's life has been dedicated to art: the grand master himself casts light upon the stories of how his artwork was born, tells about his life and reveals the secrets of his working principles.

  • Jaanus with two heads
    Jaanus with two heads

    Original title: Kahe peaga Jaanus

    2009 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Rein Raamat

    Documentary by Rein Raamat about Jaan Vares, acknowledged Estonian sculptor and a long-time rector of the Estonian Academy of Arts.

  • Palusalu

    Original title: Palusalu

    2009 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Kristiina Davidjants

    Documentary by Kristiina Davidjants about the destiny of Kristjan Palusalu, Estonian wrestling legend who won the Olympic Gold Medal twice.

  • The End of Poetry
    The End of Poetry

    Original title: Seal, kus lõpeb luule

    2009 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Arko Okk

  • Mare Vint
    Mare Vint

    2005 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Anri Rulkov

    Mare Vint, an acknowledged graphic and drawing artist, opens up the background of her sensitive artwork related to her personal exhibition "Selected views".

  • Alone and Together
    Alone and Together

    Original title of the film "Üksinda ja koos"

    2002 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Andres Sööt

  • E.Okas

    1988 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Peep Puks

  • Evald Okas, kõrbe plaanid
    Evald Okas, kõrbe plaanid

    1987 | Newsreels, Newsreel 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Peep Puks

  • Tuglas 100
    Tuglas 100

    1986 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Norma Jõekalda

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