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  • Vinyl Whisperer
    Vinyl Whisperer

    Original title: Muusika, mida ma veel ei tea

    2021 | Portrey, Documentary | Director: Aleksandr Heifets

    Music, that Shazam doesn’t know and Spotify can’t find.

  • Water in a Sieve. Merle Karusoo
    Water in a Sieve. Merle Karusoo

    Original title: Sõelaga vett. Merle Karusoo

    2021 | Portrey, Documentary | Director: Kristin Raup, Madli Lääne

  • My idea of myself
    My idea of myself

    2020 | Documentary, Students film | Director: Volia Chajkouskaya

    I would never believe that making friends with my own face would become such a life-challenge.

  • The Camino Paradox
    The Camino Paradox

    Original title: Camino paradoks

    2020 | Documentary | Director: Anniken Haldna, Gerli Nõmm

    In this road film the main character Keiu Virro sets on a journey for the sixth and for the last time. We witness what happens to a modern person on a historical religious way.

  • The Butterfly Effect
    The Butterfly Effect

    Original title: Liblika efekt

    2019 | Animation, Students film | Director: Mari Kask

  • Truth or Justice
    Truth or Justice

    Original title: Tõde ja õigus

    2019 | Full lenght 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.

  • Long Live the Scandals!
    Long Live the Scandals!

    Original title: Elagu skandaalid ja kollased sandaalid

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Manfred Vainokivi

    Documentary about Estonian contemporary artist Leonhard Lapin.

  • The Riddle of Jaan Niemand
    The Riddle of Jaan Niemand

    Original title: Põrgu Jaan

    2018 | Full lenght feature, Feature film | Director: Kaur Kokk

    "When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." Lao-Zi.

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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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