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  • Child’s play
    Child’s play

    Original title in Estonian: Lapsemäng

    2022 | Students film, Short | Director: Silver Õun

    Two fathers teach their kids the great art of chopping wood. No one wants to take the blame when an accident occurs.

  • 14 Cases
    14 Cases

    Original title: 14 käänet

    2017 | Documentary | Director: Marianna Kaat

    Film follows different age present-day Estonian Russians who are facing difficulties with their identities.

  • Christ Lives in Siberia
    Christ Lives in Siberia

    Original title: Kristus elab Siberis

    2015 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Arbo Tammiksaar, Jaak Kilmi

    Director Arbo Tammiksaar together with his family moved to live in a Vissarions' village in Siberia for a year, in order to follow the daily life of the religious community.

  • Lemonade Tale
    Lemonade Tale

    Original title: Limonaadi lugu

    2013 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Vallo Toomla

    Little Holger wants some soda and lemonade, but Mom refuses to buy it. Unhappy Holger still takes a bottle off the shelf and.... gets sucked into the lemonade bottle!

  • Just the Three of Us
    Just the Three of Us

    Original title in Estonian: Ainult meie kolm

    2011 | Students film, Short | Director: Giampietro Balia

    Liisu and Andres try to reunite with their biological mother – each on his own way.

  • Singing Nadezhda
    Singing Nadezhda

    Original title: Laulev Nadežda

    2011 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Aljona Suržikova

    Portrait about Nadezhda, a street musician and a mother of nine, whose songs are full of love.

  • Miriam's Broken Picture
    Miriam's Broken Picture

    Original title: Miriami katkine pilt

    2009 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Priit Tender

    Miriam takes the blame on herself instead of little brother. Little brother cannot bear it and admits his guilt. But finally the hen has to confess that she was behind it all.

  • Magnus
    Magnus

    Original title: Magnus

    2007 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Kadri Kõusaar

    The debut feature film directed by Kadri Kõusaar tells the story about alienation and absence of emotions through the relationship of a depressed youngster and his father. The film with excellent cinematography has received awards at several acknowledged film festivals. The film is currently banned for protecting the private life of a prototype.

  • Waterbomb for the Fat Tomcat
    Waterbomb for the Fat Tomcat

    Original title: Veepomm paksule kõutsile

    2004 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Varis Brasla

    The funny family film directed by Latvian filmmaker Varis Brasla tells about sisters who are taken care by their aunt for two weeks while their parents are away.

  • A Contract Mother
    A Contract Mother

    Original title: Lepinguga emaks

    2001 | Documentary | Director: Märt Sildvee

    The documentary is about Tiia - a woman with generous heart who has signed a life-long contract with SOS-Children´s Village to be a professional mother.

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