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  • The Gold Spinners
    The Gold Spinners

    Original title: Kullaketrajad

    2013 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Hardi Volmer, Kiur Aarma

  • The Kings of the Time
    The Kings of the Time

    Original title: Aja meistrid

    2008 | Portrait, Animation, Puppet, Documentary | Director: Mait Laas

    Documentary with the elements of animation directed by Mait Laas about the founders of Eesti Nukufilm, film directors Elbert Tuganov and Heino Pars.

  • Chief Architects
    Chief Architects

    Original title: Peaarhitektid

    1999 | Documentary | Director: Andres Sööt

    Documentary by Andres Sööt about Soviet architecture and buildings in Tallinn, equipped with the commentaries by former top architects.

  • Kogu võim …
    Kogu võim …

    1989 | Documentary | Director: Irene Lään

  • Pärnu - concern and embarrassment?
    Pärnu - concern and embarrassment?

    Title in Estonian: Pärnu - mure ja häbi?

    1988 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Enn Säde

    Documentary about the blue-black-white summer in Pärnu, about the sewers and the E. coli bacteria in the sea water where swimming is forbidden.

  • Etrnograafia muuseum
    Etrnograafia muuseum

    1987 | Newsreels, Newsreel 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Peeter Tooming

  • Garage
    Garage

    Title in Estonian: Garaaž

    1987 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Toomas Lepp

    Documentary about the lack of garages at the end of 1980s.

  • Meie Uduvere
    Meie Uduvere

    1987 | Documentary | Director: Sulev Nõmmik

  • EKP XIX kongress
    EKP XIX kongress

    1986 | Newsreels, Newsreel 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Mihhail Dorovatovski

  • Võtmeküsimus
    Võtmeküsimus

    1986 | TV feature, TV feature | Director: Ago-Endrik Kerge

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