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  • Inner voice
    Inner voice

    Original title: Sisekõla

    2014 | Portrait, Students film, Documentary | Director: Madis Reimund

    What is happening to a composer when his creation is leaving his private space to our common space.

  • The Player
    The Player

    Original title: Mängija

    2008 | Portrait, Documentary | Director: Kaupo Kruusiauk

    Documentary about Jaan Ehlvest, legendary Estonian chess player, international grandmaster. The film investigates his self-searching and relationship with professional sports and his family.

  • What if the grass was greener
    What if the grass was greener

    Original title: Kui seda metsa ees ei oleks...

    2007 | Documentary | Director: Ergo Kuld

    Does the list of schools based on formal results prove anything after all? The documentary tells about a small school - Misso Secondary School - that is the last one in the list.

  • Painaja
    Painaja

    2004 | Short, Students film | Director: Mart Arjukese

  • Breeding of the Estonian black-and white cow
    Breeding of the Estonian black-and white cow

    Original title: Eesti mustakirju karja aretus

    1989 | Commissioned, Other categories, Documentary | Director: Leo Ilves

    Documentary about the history and present day of breeding Estonian black-and-white cattle.

  • Call by the sea
    Call by the sea

    Title in Estonian: Mere kutse

    1985 | Documentary | Director: Toivo Kusmin

    Documentary directed by Toivo Kuzmin about the problems of Estonian shipping, preparing and educating the young marines.

  • Muusikafilm jätkub
    Muusikafilm jätkub

    1983 | Musical film | Director: Jüri Tallinn

  • Näitus Tallinna tündersepad läbi sajandite Raemuuseumis
    Näitus Tallinna tündersepad läbi sajandite Raemuuseumis

    1983 | Newsreel 1940 II half-1991, Newsreels | Director: Semjon Školnikov

  • Tartu
    Tartu

    1983 | Overviews, Documentary | Director: Heini Drui

  • Tartu Ülikool 19. sajandil
    Tartu Ülikool 19. sajandil

    1982 | Commissioned, Educational, Other categories | Director: Reet Kasesalu

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