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  • Lil Estonia
    Lil Estonia

    Original title: Lil Eesti

    2021 | Documentary | Director: Taavi Arus

    A new wave. New characters. A new Estonia. Lil Estonia!

  • Vastuvõtt
    Vastuvõtt

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Jaak Kilmi, Aleksandr Heifets

  • Kerro 40
    Kerro 40

    2017 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Aljona Suržikova

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

  • Pretty people
    Pretty people

    Original title: Ilusad inimesed

    2008 | Documentary | Director: Vahur Laiapea

    Missikonkursil Miss Vaimukad 2007 asuvad võistlustulle vaimupuudega neiud-naised, omamoodi ilusad ja õnnelikud inimesed.

  • Ühe filmi lugu
    Ühe filmi lugu

    2007 | Documentary, Making of | Director: Enn Säde

  • Flying Free
    Flying Free

    Original title: Elluastujad

    2004 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Liina Triškina-Vanhatalo

    An intimate and fast-paced documentary-journal of two 18-year old girls.

  • Palju õnne!
    Palju õnne!

    2004 | Documentary | Director: Urmas Eero Liiv

  • Midsummer's Day in Tuna near Uppsala
    Midsummer's Day in Tuna near Uppsala

    Title in Estonian: Jaanipäev Uppsala lähistel Tunas

    1991 | Amateur film, Newsreel | Director:

    Enn's father Joosep Nõu recalls his childhood during the preparations for the Midsummer's Eve celebrations. Performance of folk dancers in Tuna on June 21, 1991.

  • Waiting for the Procession of Song Celebration on June 30, 1990
    Waiting for the Procession of Song Celebration on June 30, 1990

    Title in Estonian: Laulupeo rongkäigu ootel 30.06.1990

    1990 | Amateur film, Newsreel | Director:

    The Nõu family in Tallinn on June 30, 1990.

  • Inspiration
    Inspiration

    Original title: Inspiratsioon

    1975 | Animation, Other types of animation | Director: Elbert Tuganov

    The Jubileun Song Festival is shown as the sopurce of creativity that influences on creation of a painting.

Recognition of the Database

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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