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  • 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.

  • I have also talent for thunder
    I have also talent for thunder

    Original title: Mul annet on ka äikeseks

    2012 | Portrey, Documentary | Director: Vahur Laiapea

    Documentary by Vahur Laiapea about Elmo Nüganen, talented actor and stage director, and the head stage manager of Tallinn City Theatre.

  • Tagasitulek koju
    Tagasitulek koju

    2007 | Portrey, Documentary | Director: Maiju Ingman

  • The Curse of Werewolf
    The Curse of Werewolf

    Original title: Libahundi needus

    2005 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Rainer Sarnet

    The first full-length feature film directed by Rainer Sarnet for the 100th anniversary of Estonian professional theatre. The film tells the story about staging the play "Werewolf" written by August Kitzberg in Tartu Vanemuise Theatre throughout the 20th century, while bringing together the present and the past and offering the characters to experience eternity.

  • Tormis' Sledge of Song
    Tormis' Sledge of Song

    Runic Songs of Tormis

    2005 | Music Documentary, Documentary | Director: Sulev Keedus

    Documentary by Sulev Keedus about composer Veljo Tormis who has studied and created runic songs for about fifty years. The film introduces Tormis's thoughts and activities as well as the production of his musical piece "Estonian ballads".

  • Estonian Drama Theatre rehersal in Toronto
    Estonian Drama Theatre rehersal in Toronto

    1989 | Newsreel, Amateur film | Director:

    Stage rehearsal of the play "The Sunshine Boys" performed by Estonian Drama Theatre on the stage of Central Technical School, Toronto.

  • Olete te õnnelik, Ita Ever
    Olete te õnnelik, Ita Ever

    1985 | Portrey, Documentary | Director: Mikk Mikiver

  • Näidend J.Fucikust Inimesed, ma armastan teid ENSV Riikl. Vene Draamateatris
    Näidend J.Fucikust Inimesed, ma armastan teid ENSV Riikl. Vene Draamateatris

    1983 | Newsreels 1940 II half-1991, Newsreels | Director: Heli Speek

  • Nikolai Baturini Anekdoot Charoni venest V.Kingissepa nim. TRA Draamateatris
    Nikolai Baturini Anekdoot Charoni venest V.Kingissepa nim. TRA Draamateatris

    1981 | Newsreels 1940 II half-1991, Newsreels | Director: Evald Vaher

  • Meie sõbrad nukud
    Meie sõbrad nukud

    1978 | Observation, Documentary | Director: Harry Karro

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