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  • Timeless
    Timeless

    Original title: Aegumatu

    2011 | Documentary | Director: Andres Sööt

    According to director Andres Sööt the film has not been made for those who know nothing or don't want to know about the deportation that took place in June 1941. The film has been dedicated to those who can never again talk about this event, those who passed away because of the unjustness.

  • Silent Surrender
    Silent Surrender

    Original title: Ma elasin Eesti Vabariigis

    2010 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Liina Triškina-Vanhatalo

    Documentary by Liina Triškina about the year of 1939 that was fateful for the republic of Estonia. The film studies the subjects of freedom and critical situations, doings and undoings.

  • Our name will be forgotten in the course of time
    Our name will be forgotten in the course of time

    Original title: Ajapikku unustatakse meie nimi

    2008 | Documentary | Director: Andres Sööt

    Documentary by Andres Sööt about the deportation that took place in June 1941 in Estonia. The film has been dedicated to all victims of this event.

  • Memories Denied
    Memories Denied

    Original title: Tõrjutud mäletused

    2005 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Imbi Paju

  • Riigivanem I
    Riigivanem I

    1991 | Documentary | Director: Mark Soosaar

  • Anastus
    Anastus

    1990 | Documentary | Director: Heikki Aasaru

  • Miss Saaremaa
    Miss Saaremaa

    Digitally remastered in 2012

    1989 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Mark Soosaar

    A warm portrait about the adventurous life of Ljuba Hermann, the beauty queen of Saaremaa from 1931.

  • Pööripäev
    Pööripäev

    1968 | Documentary | Director: Vladimir Karasjov

  • Nõukogude vägede ja sõjalaevastiku laevade saabumine Eestisse
    Nõukogude vägede ja sõjalaevastiku laevade saabumine Eestisse

    1939 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1912-1940 I half | Director: Nikolai Komarevtsev

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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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