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  • Class Reunion
    Class Reunion

    Original title: Klassikokkutulek

    2016 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: René Vilbre

    It’s been 25 years since graduation and three friends are headed to their big class reunion. On the night before the reunion, the guys go out to party and feel like they are 18 once again. But the world around them, as well as their physique, has changed drastically over the past 25 years...

  • Writer's life
    Writer's life

    Original title: Kirjaniku elu

    2014 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Tõnu Aru, Eve Ester

    The documentary introduces writer Arvo Valton and meetings with him in 2008-2014.

  • Ambassador of Setomaa
    Ambassador of Setomaa

    2012 | Documentary, Students film | Director: Mirjam Matiisen

  • Timeless
    Timeless

    Original title: Aegumatu

    2011 | Documentary | Director: Andres Sööt

    According to director Andres Sööt the film has not been made for those who know nothing or don't want to know about the deportation that took place in June 1941. The film has been dedicated to those who can never again talk about this event, those who passed away because of the unjustness.

  • Descendants of Jakob Hurt. Estonian Students' Society
    Descendants of Jakob Hurt. Estonian Students' Society

    Original title: Hurda kutsikad. Eesti Üliõpilaste Selts

    2009 | Documentary | Director: Jaak Lõhmus

    First documentary about the Estonian Students' Society that was established in Tartu in 1870 - it is the oldest, biggest and most influential academical student organization.

  • Our name will be forgotten in the course of time
    Our name will be forgotten in the course of time

    Original title: Ajapikku unustatakse meie nimi

    2008 | Documentary | Director: Andres Sööt

    Documentary by Andres Sööt about the deportation that took place in June 1941 in Estonia. The film has been dedicated to all victims of this event.

  • Ka Siber on olnud mu kodumaa
    Ka Siber on olnud mu kodumaa

    1990 | Documentary | Director: Märt Müür

  • 35th Anniversary of Enn Nõu's Graduation from Upper Secondary School
    35th Anniversary of Enn Nõu's Graduation from Upper Secondary School

    Title in Estonian: Enn Nõu gümnaasiumi lõpetamise 35. aastapäeva film

    1988 | Amateur film, Newsreel | Director:

    In May 1988, Enn Nõu recollects his studies. 35 years have passed since he graduated from the upper secondary school in Uppsala.

  • Noarootsi päevad
    Noarootsi päevad

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

  • Sõrve päevad
    Sõrve päevad

    1988 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Ain Suurhans

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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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