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  • Meanwhile on Earth
    Meanwhile on Earth

    Original title (in Swedish): Samtidigt pa jorden

    2020 | Documentary | Director: Carl Olsson

    A film about life surrounding death.

  • Soviet Friendsbook
    Soviet Friendsbook

    Original title: Ankeet

    2020 | Documentary | Director: Aljona Suržikova

    It has been several decades since graduating from school when Aljona Suržikova decides to find her classmates in different parts of the world. Her goal is to compare the friendsbook what was created in their youth with today's reality.

  • Ott Tänak -The Movie
    Ott Tänak -The Movie

    2019 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Tarvo Mölder

    The film portrays Estonian rally driver Ott Tänak, one of the most elusive athletes in the eyes of the media with highly reclusive character. His self-willed tenacity has forged this stubborn country boy with a roller coaster career into a driven WRC-pilot who for the first time has in reach the fulfilment of his childhood dream – to snatch the world championship title from the equally hungry competitors.

  • The Circle
    The Circle

    Original title: Südamering

    2019 | Documentary | Director: Margit Lillak

    To change the world, one needs to start within.

  • My Father The Spy
    My Father The Spy

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Jaak Kilmi, Gints Grube

    The story of daughter of a Cold War double agent.

  • The Bank
    The Bank

    Original title: Pank

    2018 | TV Serial, ETV/ERR Serials | Director: Marianne Kõrver, Jan-Erik Nõgisto, Juhan Ulfsak, Rainer Sarnet

    When you are winning, you don’t see what you lose.

  • The Dissidents
    The Dissidents

    Original title: Sangarid

    2017 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Jaak Kilmi

    Adapt or run!

  • Euro Euphoria
    Euro Euphoria

    2014 | Documentary | Director: Ermo Säks

    Euro Euphoria is the very first film about the fans of the Eurovision Song Contest. It’s a fast-paced story full of humor that captivates the viewer with a cascade of perspectives amid aficionados' adventures on the sidelines of the annual contest.

  • Roots: One Hundred Years of War and Music
  • Children of the Singing Revolution
    Children of the Singing Revolution

    Original title: Kasvamise aeg

    2004 | Documentary | Director: Arvo Iho

    Estonian Television Childrens' Choir grows up together with the Republic of Estonia.

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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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