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  • The Tour of Dreams
    The Tour of Dreams

    Original title: Unistus Ameerika tuurist

    2021 | Documentary, Music Documentary | Director: Madis Ligema, Taavi Arus

    When no public recognition at home, a gospel band Robirohi plans the tour to the source of gospel music, to perform at the halls of fame in Kentucky, USA.

  • The Last Ones
    The Last Ones

    2020 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Veiko Õunpuu

    A car crash in slow motion, a love letter to a disappearing world.

  • Mountains That Were Not There
    Mountains That Were Not There

    Original title: Mäed, mida polnud

    2018 | Documentary, Portrey | 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.

  • New Neighbours
    New Neighbours

    Original title: Uued naabrid

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Riho Västrik

    Two political eras meet in the Estonian town of Tapa.

  • Damascus Steel
    Damascus Steel

    Original title: Damaskus

    2017 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Jaan Kolberg, Jaanus Kulli

    A blacksmith battling a severe disease begins the last great job of his life - the creation of a sword made of Damascus steel.

  • Miriam at the Lakeside
    Miriam at the Lakeside

    Original title: Miriam järve ääres

    2017 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Riho Unt, Sergei Kibus

    Fear makes the wolf bigger than it is.

  • The Missed Wonder
    The Missed Wonder

    Original title: Tabamata ime

    2017 | Documentary | Director: Eret Kuusk

  • Destination To Be Happy
    Destination To Be Happy

    Original title: Sihtpunkt - olla õnnelik

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Kertu Köösel

    This documentary tells the story of two men, Rain and Andres who are constantly on the search of self fulfilment and happiness. On their searches they have gone through many experiences which allows them to make others happy as well.The phrase giving is better than receiving was made for personalizing them.

  • Mother
    Mother

    Original title: Ema

    2016 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Kadri Kõusaar

    Mother is a thrilleresque story about the consequences of years of self-deception, unfulfilled dreams and lack of love.

  • Censorship Leftovers
    Censorship Leftovers

    Original title: Nagu kärbeste sumin

    2010 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Manfred Vainokivi

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