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  • Chasing Unicorns
    Chasing Unicorns

    Original title: Ükssarvik

    2019 | Full lenght feature, Feature film | Director: Rain Rannu

    Young startup entrepreneur Õie and a serial failure Tõnu follow their crazy ride from Estonia all the way to Silicon Valley — and back.

  • Immortal
    Immortal

    Original title in Estonian: Surematu

    2019 | Documentary | Director: Ksenia Ohhapkina

    Born to march to the rhythms of the power, they follow the promise of immortality. The film looks at the making of a Russian citizen from a fresh angle.

  • 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.

  • Captain Morten And The Spider Queen
    Captain Morten And The Spider Queen

    Original title: Kapten Morten lollide laeval

    2018 | Puppet, Animation | Director: Kaspar Jancis, Riho Unt, Henry Nicholson

    Sometimes you need to be shrinked in order to grow up.

  • Love express
    Love express

    2018 | Portrey, Documentary | Director: Kuba Mikurda

    A documentary celebrating the work of Walerian Borowczyk, a director of unparalleled sensitivity, revered in the 1970s, who was later labeled as a maker of erotic movies.

  • Mountains That Were Not There
    Mountains That Were Not There

    Original title: Mäed, mida polnud

    2018 | Portrey, Documentary | Director: Ivar Jurtšenko

    A documentary film that takes the viewer to the great stages of the sport of cycling. Estonians Tanel Kangert and Rein Taaramäe are the same age and both from the small village of Vändra. They are under the microscope as they both cycle in the top-level Astana Pro Team.

  • True
    True

    Original title: Omad

    2018 | Short, Feature film | Director: Marta Pulk

    In this cold world one innocent joke is enough to release an avalanche of an argument.

  • Astrid
    Astrid

    2016 | Short, Students film | Director: Sander Koit

    Unlikely friendship between an old woman and a thief.

  • Between Two Worlds
    Between Two Worlds

    2014 | Documentary, Students film | Director: Liva Kalnina

    This short poetic documentary focuses on the talented Latvian singer Dainis Skutelis, who is literally spending his life between two worlds. He is a singer in the Latvian National Opera, however, he can't stand the city life and feels the most happy in his countryside, which is more than 200 kilometers away from Riga. Therefore almost most of his time Dainis spends on the road between these two cities and even lives.

  • Lisa Limone and Maroc Orange: a Rapid Love Story
    Lisa Limone and Maroc Orange: a Rapid Love Story

    Original title: Lisa Limone ja Maroc Orange: tormakas armulugu

    2013 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Mait Laas

    Immigration, Love and Music! Lisa Limone is first S3D animated opera in stop-motion. Topics of immigration, love and money are handeled theatrically in musical sauce.

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