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  • The beginning
    The beginning

    Original title: Algus

    1972 | Documentary | Director: Valeria Anderson

    The third-graders of Tallinn 21st Secondary School before joining the Communist pioneer movement.

  • Endless Day
    Endless Day

    1971 | TV Short, TV feature | Director: Virve Aruoja, Jaan Tooming

  • Family
    Family

    Title in Estonian: Perekond

    1971 | Documentary | Director: Virve Koppel

    Why is the birth rate in Estonia so low?

  • Ilmar Kullam
    Ilmar Kullam

    1970 | Portrait, Documentary | Director: Hans Roosipuu

    Basketball coach Ilmar Kullam and the basketball team of Tartu "Kalev".

  • Pika päeva ehavalgus
    Pika päeva ehavalgus

    1970 | Movie, Amateur films | Director: Villu Kalvik, Rein Kärner

  • Mina ise
    Mina ise

    1969 | Documentary | Director: Virve Koppel

  • Nõukogude Eesti
    Nõukogude Eesti

    1969 | Newsreel 1940 II half-1991, Newsreels | Director:

  • The white land of Enderby
    The white land of Enderby

    Original title: Enderby valge maa

    1969 | Documentary | Director: Andres Sööt, Mati Kask

    Documentary by Andres Sööt and Mati Kask portrays Antarctic expeditions and its polar stations in 1968-1969.

  • Ainult meestele
    Ainult meestele

    1967 | Documentary | Director: Virve Koppel

  • From Time to Time
    From Time to Time

    Original title: Ajast aega

    1966 | Music Documentary, Documentary | Director: Leida Levald, Mati-Jüri Põldre

    Light documentary about Heino Eller's symphonical and chamber music as well as contemplations on the flow of time and life.

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