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  • Janne's barber bus
    Janne's barber bus

    Original title in Estonian: Janne juuksuribuss

    2011 | Documentary, Students film | Director: Ermo Säks

  • Potato Republic
    Potato Republic

    Original title: Kartuli Wabariik

    2011 | Observation, Documentary | Director: Kätlin Kaganovitš

    Documentary about Tarmo Ladva, president of Potato Republic to be established in Laanemetsa village in Valga county, Estonia, and about the process of putting his expansive ideas into practice.

  • 91 kilometers. Chronicle of Estonia 2009
    91 kilometers. Chronicle of Estonia 2009

    Original title: 91 kilomeetrit. Eestimaa Kroonika 2009

    2010 | Observation, Documentary | Director: Liina Paakspuu

    “91 KM” tells the stories of four different people sharing one thing – they all live 91 km away from Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia. In a peaceful manner, “91 KM” pays homage to the simple working man and shows our homeland through fear and mercy, worries and joy.

  • A Singing City - Tallinn
    A Singing City - Tallinn

    Original title: Laulev linn

    2010 | Music Documentary, Documentary | Director: Mikk Rand

    Music documentary about the The Mixed Choir of the European Capital of Culture and its energetic conductor Veronika Portsmuth. The documentary follows their participation in the 6th World Choir Games in Shaoxing, China.

  • Return of Jaan Manitski
    Return of Jaan Manitski

    Original title: Jaan Manitski tagasitulek

    2009 | Portrait, Documentary | Director: Rein Raamat

    Portrait documentary by Rein Raamat about Jaan Manitski, a well-off expatriate Estonian who returned to his fatherland and established an impressive cultural centre in his home village Viinistu.

  • A View from the Mountain
    A View from the Mountain

    Original title: Vaade mäelt

    2007 | Observation, Documentary | Director: Edvard Oja

    Salla, population 150, with its own school, ploughed fields and well-maintained homes. This place reflects the culture of the rural folk of Estonia and their everyday activities.

  • The Art of Selling
    The Art of Selling

    Original title: Müümise kunst

    2006 | Problem oriented, Documentary | Director: Jaak Kilmi, Andres Maimik

    Filmmakers Andres Maimik and Jaak Kilmi study the new religion of neo-Capitalist society - a selling strategy training.

  • The Enterpreneur
    The Enterpreneur

    2006 | Short, Students film | Director: Liina Paakspuu

  • Shop of Dreams
    Shop of Dreams

    Original title: Stiilipidu

    2005 | Full length feature, Feature film | Director: Peeter Urbla

    The humorous drama directed by Peeter Urbla tells about three women running a costume shop and who want help people to fulfill their dreams. However, it is reality that makes the rules in their illusory world.

  • Cinema to Your Doorsteps
    Cinema to Your Doorsteps

    Original title: Kinobuss - kino koju kätte

    2004 | Making of, Documentary | Director: Mikk Rand

    In summers, filmmakers together with film students travel around Estonia by an old bus called "Kinobuss" with the purpose of restoring cinema traditions in Estonia.

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