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  • Lydia
    Lydia

    2022 | Portrait, Documentary | Director: Hermes Brambat, Tarvo Mölder

    The documentary portrays the acclaimed Song Festival conductor and music teacher Lydia Rahula.

  • Truth and Justice
    Truth and Justice

    Original title: Tõde ja õigus

    2019 | Full length feature, Feature film | Director: Tanel Toom

    Estonia, 1872. The uncompromising new owner of Robber’s Rise must battle with hard work, his spiteful neighbor and with his own family and beliefs to transform the poor land into a flourishing farm of his dreams – to bring truth and justice to a god forsaken place.

  • Fast Eddy's Old News
    Fast Eddy's Old News

    Original title: Fast Eddy vanad uudised

    2015 | Documentary | Director: Marko Raat

    In “Fast Eddy” Director Marko Raat tells the story of Ed Vaar (1929 Estonia, Kuressaare-2015 Canada, Toronto) a freelance cinematographer, who earned his nickname ‘Fast Eddy’ by reaching the scene of events before police and CBC crime reporters. Majority of his filmed footage has aired on TV through CBC. The rest of the footage, over hundreds of thousands of film stock, that he didn’t manage to sell to news broadcasters, are piled up in Eddy’s downtown Toronto penthouse rooms and basement. Do old news have value to be sold?

  • The Gold Spinners
    The Gold Spinners

    Original title: Kullaketrajad

    2013 | Observation, Documentary | Director: Hardi Volmer, Kiur Aarma

  • Classics. Evi Mardna
    Classics. Evi Mardna

    Original title: Klassikud. Evi Mardna

    2010 | Documentary, Amateur films | Director: Tõnu Aru

    The documentary introduces the exhibition of ceramic artist Evi Mardna's work celebrating her 80th birthday. Mardna has been a long-time lecturer at the Estonian Academy of Arts.

  • Evald Okas
    Evald Okas

    2009 | Portrait, Documentary | Director: Tõnu Virve

    94-year-old Evald Okas's life has been dedicated to art: the grand master himself casts light upon the stories of how his artwork was born, tells about his life and reveals the secrets of his working principles.

  • Maestro
    Maestro

    2009 | Portrait, Documentary | Director: Manfred Vainokivi

  • Sweet idealists Signe and Arseni Mölder
    Sweet idealists Signe and Arseni Mölder

    Original title: Armsad idealistid Signe ja Arseni Mõlder

    2007 | Portrait, Documentary | Director: Rein Raamat

    Portrait documentary directed by Rein Raamat about artists' couple Signe and Arseni Mölder.

  • Mikk
    Mikk

    2006 | Portrait, Documentary | Director: Rein Raamat, Peeter Brambat

    Portrait documentary about Mikk Mikiver, a theatre director and an actor.

  • Mister Wall and the Wind
    Mister Wall and the Wind

    Original title: Jüri - see mulk, ehk mis tuul müürile...

    2004 | Portrait, Documentary | Director: Enn Säde

    Documentary by Enn Säde portrays Jüri Müür - an important filmmaker in Estonian culture whose films are among the best ones in Estonian national filmography.

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