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  • Funeral Diaries
    Funeral Diaries

    Original title: Matusepäevikud

    2019 | Documentary | Director: Marko Raat

    The daily bread of ministers of small congregations is not sermons in the church; it is constant work with the old and the dying. A holy man who has been removed from his friends and peers and suddenly transplanted into another culture is often lonely and broken himself.

  • Class Reunion 2: A Wedding And A Funeral
    Class Reunion 2: A Wedding And A Funeral

    Original title - Klassikokkutulek 2: Pulmad ja matused

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: René Vilbre

    The sequel to one of the most loved Estonian comedy films sees the return of the three high-school friends Mart, Andres and Toomas. This time they are planning a memorable stag party for Toomas, but due to unexpected turn of events end up at a funeral instead.

  • uus
    uus

    2018 | Students film, Music video | Director: Liis Lindmaa

  • Virolog
    Virolog

    Original title: Viirusekandur

    2015 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Andres Maimik, Rain Tolk

    Charismatic freethinker and libertine Kalev Rajangu is searching new intellectual and physical challenges to his life. Unfortunately life is offering only too lousy options.

  • 6th January (Epiphany)
    6th January (Epiphany)

    Original title (in Estonian): "6.jaanuar (Kolmekuningapäev)"

    2013 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Nora Särak

  • Graveyard Keeper's Daughter
    Graveyard Keeper's Daughter

    Original title: Surnuaiavahi tütar

    2011 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Katrin Laur

    The feature film directed by Katrin Laur tells the story of a girl who grows up in a periphery of Estonia, in the middle of unemployment and alcoholism. Her parents are unable to lead a good life and without love, hope and grace their family would be broken.

  • Person is Missing
    Person is Missing

    Original title: Inimene kadus

    2000 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Urmas Eero Liiv

    In a small country Estonia every year about 100 people go missing. Their close ones call for help both heavenly and earth forces in order to find the missing family members.

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