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  • The Fencer
    The Fencer

    Original title: Miekkailija

    2015 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Klaus Härö

    Klaus Härö’s TheFencer is a touching drama about a man who finds meaning in his life through the children who need him. The Finnish entry for the Oscars 2016, Best Foreign Language Film.

  • For whom the pulse monitor watch tolls
    For whom the pulse monitor watch tolls

    Original title: Kellele lüüakse pulsikella

    2014 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Andres Keil

    For men in their golden mid-age years recreational sport has become an obsession - instead of fleeing from death their madness might bring them directly to the deathtrap.

  • The Mask
    The Mask

    Original title in Estonian: "Mask"

    2013 | Students film, Short | Director: Kristiina Tang

  • Kuidas me olümpial käisime
    Kuidas me olümpial käisime

    1988 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Hans Roosipuu

  • Nõukogude Eesti
    Nõukogude Eesti

    1963 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Reet Kasesalu

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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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