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  • Firebird
    Firebird

    2021 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Peeter Rebane

  • Hippodrome
    Hippodrome

    Originaalpealkiri: Hipodroom

    2021 | Documentary | Director: Vladimir Loginov

    An ode to a faded jewel in the heart of the Estonian capital – Tallinn Hippodrome. Once a majestic racecourse track, all that is left is a lonely horse stable. Today it has become a social club for bizarre parties, engagement photo sessions and a home for young girls and old men taking care of the remaining racehorses.

  • Kasuemad
    Kasuemad

    2021 | Documentary, Nature, Problem oriented | Director: Meelis Muhu

    The volunteers of the Wildlife Association rescue wild animals that have been involved in accidents as a result of human activities.

  • Lil Estonia
    Lil Estonia

    Original title: Lil Eesti

    2021 | Documentary | Director: Taavi Arus

    A new wave. New characters. A new Estonia. Lil Estonia!

  • Matz
    Matz

    2021 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Eliza Benina

    A film about the young and bright Estonian para swimming star Matz Topkin, who knows how to dream big and cheerfully accept both success and defeat.

  • Tales of a Toy Horse
    Tales of a Toy Horse

    Original title in Ukrainian: Казка про Коника

    2021 | Documentary | Director: Ulyana Osovska, Denis Strashnyi

    Tales of a Toy Horse is a film about being human and its possibility even when there is war around you.

  • The Tour of Dreams
    The Tour of Dreams

    Original title: Unistus Ameerika tuurist

    2021 | Documentary, Music Documentary | Director: Madis Ligema, Taavi Arus

    When no public recognition at home, a gospel band Robirohi plans the tour to the source of gospel music, to perform at the halls of fame in Kentucky, USA.

  • Vinyl Whisperer
    Vinyl Whisperer

    Original title: Muusika, mida ma veel ei tea

    2021 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Aleksandr Heifets

    Music, that Shazam doesn’t know and Spotify can’t find.

  • Water in a Sieve. Merle Karusoo
    Water in a Sieve. Merle Karusoo

    Original title: Sõelaga vett. Merle Karusoo

    2021 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Kristin Raup, Madli Lääne

    A biographical documentary film by Kristin Raup and Madli Lääne about Merle Karusoo, the Estonian stage director and collector of local biographies.

  • Year Of The Pig
    Year Of The Pig

    Original title: Sea aasta

    2021 | Documentary | Director: Raimo Jõerand

    The film gives us a look into a year in our recent history, namely the year 2019, which polarised our people in politics and between generations. Without choosing sides and without unnecessary explanations the events shown in the film create a thought provoking story about a nations arrival to the end of the industrial age.

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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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