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  • Lasnamäe kõplajad
    Lasnamäe kõplajad

    2019 | Documentary | Director: Meelis Muhu

  • Kerro 40
    Kerro 40

    2017 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Aljona Suržikova

    Story about family club Kerro in the countryside of Mid Estonia.

  • Anthill
    Anthill

    Original title: Sipelgapesa

    2015 | Documentary | Director: Vladimir Loginov

    Vladimir Loginov´s “Anthill” is a portrait of a giant garage located in the largest Soviet blockhouse area of Tallinn. Here 700 garage box owners form an extraordinary men’s club and vary from those who just keep their cars to those who adapt their boxes for living. The complex is a unique biosphere with the existence of private saunas, a restaurant, an animal clinic and other artifacts of life stuck in time 20 years back.

  • Stromka
    Stromka

    Original title: Stromka

    2015 | Documentary | Director: Markus Orav

    "Stromka" is an observing condition-film which focuses on the peaceful rhythm of the diverse Stroomi beach, including it's captivating nature and colorful inhabitants.

  • Cherry Tobacco
    Cherry Tobacco

    Original title: Kirsitubakas

    2014 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Katrin Maimik, Andres Maimik

    Love can strike you like a bolt from the blue – when you’re least prepared for it.

  • Child of Nature
    Child of Nature

    Original title: Looduslaps

    2014 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Anu Aun

    In two years she changed from a Playboy cover model into a child of nature.

  • Lucavsala
    Lucavsala

    Original title: Prügi mahapanek keelatud!

    2014 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Jaak Kilmi

  • Searching for the Light
    Searching for the Light

    Original title: Otsides valgust

    2014 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Heini Drui

    Portrait documentary directed by Heini Drui about Raivo Hein, a successful internet businessman, astrophotographer, adventurer and traveler.

  • Velosophy
    Velosophy

    Original title: Velosoofid

    2013 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Jaan Tootsen

  • 91 kilometers. Chronicle of Estonia 2009
    91 kilometers. Chronicle of Estonia 2009

    Original title: 91 kilomeetrit. Eestimaa Kroonika 2009

    2010 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Liina Paakspuu

    “91 KM” tells the stories of four different people sharing one thing – they all live 91 km away from Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia. In a peaceful manner, “91 KM” pays homage to the simple working man and shows our homeland through fear and mercy, worries and joy.

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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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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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