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  • Truth or Justice
    Truth or Justice

    Original title: Tõde ja õigus

    2019 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | 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.

  • Pets and Berlin
    Pets and Berlin

    Original title: Pets ja Berliin

    2018 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Taavi Arus

    A story about a legend of Estonian punk scene Peeter Männiksoo aka Pasa-Pets, who has been living for years in Berlin. It is a story about a man's survival in a big city, a story about loneliness, struggle and freedom. It's a poem about Pets and Berlin.

  • Chasing Ponies
    Chasing Ponies

    Original title: Ameerika suvi

    2016 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Rain Rannu

    This road movie is about life. It is loosely based on the adventures of real Eastern European university students selling books door to door in United States.

  • Eesti küla Ghanas
    Eesti küla Ghanas

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Kalle Käesel

  • India - teel tippu
    India - teel tippu

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Gert Kark

  • Afghanistan Project
    Afghanistan Project

    Original title: Afganistani projekt

    2015 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Vahur Laiapea

    Vahur Laiapea has recorded Estonians' projects in Afghan and the local life.

  • Highway Patrol Officer
    Highway Patrol Officer

    Original title: Kiirtee kordnik

    2015 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Meelis Süld, Meelis Muhu

    Motorcycle policemen are observing the drivers exceeding the speed limit on the roads.

  • Journey to Off-Grid
    Journey to Off-Grid

    Original title: Juhtmevaba elu

    2015 | Documentary, Antropological | Director: Peeter Vihma

    Jim and Maarja fight for their existence during the first winter in their newly-established eco-home in Lahemaa puts their health, patience and technical knowledge to test.

  • The House Guard
    The House Guard

    Original title: Majavalvur

    2015 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Ingel Vaikla

    The story of degradation of the legendary Tallinn Linnahall from the point of view of a man together with his own story of life.

  • Allan, A Man at the Age of Christ
    Allan, A Man at the Age of Christ

    Original title: Allan

    2014 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Arko Okk

    If the world is blind, Allan isn’t. Allan is a man in at the age of Christ. His life is colorful. He likes cinema, cars and sports.

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