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  • The Circle
    The Circle

    Original title: Südamering

    2019 | Documentary | Director: Margit Lillak

    To change the world, one needs to start within.

  • That's IT!
    That's IT!

    Original title: Täitsa lõpp!

    2011 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Arbo Tammiksaar, Ilmar Raag, Jaak Kilmi, Mikk Rand, Rasmus Merivoo, René Vilbre

    The first collective film in the world, made by the contribution of thousands of Estonian people, is the road movie where the characters with enormous speed travel around Estonia, meet silly people and find love.

  • Fed up!
    Fed up!

    Original title: Kõrini!

    2005 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Peeter Simm

    The adventurous and funny road movie directed by Peeter Simm tells the story about the way love and hate are interconnected and how positive solutions are possible even when one is completely fed up with everything.

  • Games For Teenagers
    Games For Teenagers

    Original title: Naerata ometi

    1985 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Leida Laius, Arvo Iho

    The feature film directed by Leida Laius is based on the youth novel "Stepmother" by Silvia Rannamaa. The socially sensitive drama is telling the story about the children growing up in an orphanage and about parents' responsibility for their children's fate.

  • Teisikud
    Teisikud

    1982 | Musical film, Concert, TV feature, TV feature | Director: Leo Karpin

  • The Pastor of Reigi
    The Pastor of Reigi

    Original title: Reigi õpetaja

    1977 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Jüri Müür

    The drama based on the ballad of prose "The Pastor of Reigi" by Finnish-Estonian writer Aino Kallas depicts the conflict between the dogmatic philosophies, humanity and love.

  • Meloodia 69
    Meloodia 69

    1969 | Musical film | Director: Astrid Lepa

  • Katused ja korstnad
    Katused ja korstnad

    1968 | Musical film, Dance | Director: Valdur Himbek, Ülo Vilimaa

  • Ajast aega
    Ajast aega

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

  • The Girl in Black
    The Girl in Black

    Original title: Tütarlaps mustas

    1966 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Veljo Käsper

    The drama directed by Veljo Käsper is based on the short story "The Girl in Black" by Lilli Promet. The visually enjoyable lyrical love story depicts human solitude and the way people relate themselves to religion. Starring Lithuanian film star Juozas Budraitis.

Recognition of the Database

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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Estonian Film Database (EFDB)

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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