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  • Attorney Monika Mägi
    Attorney Monika Mägi

    Original title: Monika

    2019 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Ken Saan, Steven-Hristo Evestus

    Retired top lawyer Monika Mägi and Steven-Hristo Evestus, who is at the peak of his prosecuting career will argue.

  • Kerro 40
    Kerro 40

    2017 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Aljona Suržikova

    Story about family club Kerro in the countryside of Mid Estonia.

  • The Overcoat
    The Overcoat

    Original title in Estonian: Talvelugu

    2017 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Meelis Arulepp, Sean Mullen

    A lonely office worker saves up to buy a new coat at Christmas in an effort to make new friends, only for fate take a ghostly hand.

  • Eesti küla Ghanas
    Eesti küla Ghanas

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Kalle Käesel

  • Night Shift
    Night Shift

    Original title (in Estonian): Öine vahetus"

    2013 | Students film, Short | Director: Janis Rižovs

  • Taarka
    Taarka

    2008 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Ain Mäeots

    The drama directed by Ain Mäeots is based on the play "Taarka" by Kauksi Ülle and tells the story of the Mother of Song - Hilana Taarka - who was despised as a woman and worshipped as a singer.

  • Brave New World
    Brave New World

    Original title: Hea uus ilm

    2006 | Documentary, Portrey, Problem oriented | Director: Jaan Tootsen

    It's a film about consumerism, about people, who have lost themselves in a world of things.

  • Antsla. Autumn 1993
    Antsla. Autumn 1993

    Original title: Antsla. Sügis 1993

    1993 | Documentary | Director: Mati-Jüri Põldre

  • Peace Street
    Peace Street

    Original title: Rahu tänav

    1991 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Roman Baskin

    The first full-length feature film directed by Roman Baskin is an allegorical drama about power, compromises and conformation. The film was one of the six best European debut feature films in 1992.

  • Nõukogude Eesti
    Nõukogude Eesti

    1945 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: E. Ballod

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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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