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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.

  • Toys and Totems
    Toys and Totems

    Original title: Nukud ja tootemid

    2017 | Documentary, Animation, Puppet | Director: Kadriann Kibus, Sergei Kibus

    We play to evoke the ideal, and anything is possible. 
Then we grow up and everything is impossible.

  • Let's Play War
    Let's Play War

    Original title: Täna mängime sõda

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Meelis Muhu

    Enthusiasts of different nationalities join such clubs because of their appreciation for the memory of WW II as well as their love of the hobby of reconstructing in detail the soldiers' lifestyle of the era.

  • 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.

  • Day of Daisies
    Day of Daisies

    Original title: Karikakrapäev

    2015 | Documentary | Director: Urmas Reisberg

    The only excuse to miss a training is the death of your mother-in- law.

  • Ghost Mountaineer
    Ghost Mountaineer

    Original title: Must alpinist

    2015 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Urmas Eero Liiv

    Urmas Eero Liiv’s feature film Ghost Mountaineer is a youth adventure film with elements of horror which is based on real life events which took place during the Soviet era.

  • HDTanel
    HDTanel

    Original title: Mängur

    2015 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Maria Kivirand, Robi Uppin

    Documentary by Maria Kivirand and Robi Uppin about a 30-year-old man who spends his time in virtual reality.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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