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  • A Loss of Something Ever Felt
    A Loss of Something Ever Felt

    Original title: Üht kaotust igavesti kandsin

    2020 | Documentary | Director: Carlos Eduardo Lesmes Lopéz

    Dutiful daughter Eeva embarks on a quest to find and save her brother, deep in the bowels of Bogotás underworld.

  • Raggie
    Raggie

    Original title: Sipsik

    2020 | Animation | Director: Meelis Arulepp, Karsten Kiilerich

    Raggie is a story of a very special doll, of a sister and brother, and of friendship that can conquer the greatest of tribulations.

  • Attorney Monika Mägi
    Attorney Monika Mägi

    Original title: Monika

    2019 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Ken Saan, Steven-Hristo Evestus

    Retired top lawyer Monika Mägi and Steven-Hristo Evestus, who is at the peak of his prosecuting career will argue.

  • Bigger Than Sports
    Bigger Than Sports

    Original title: Suurem kui sport

    2019 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Kerttu Soans

    Uncompromising "Crazy Coach" Arvi Aavik is creating the Estonian women's wrestling team out of a few capable girls.

  • Charcoal
    Charcoal

    2019 | Students film, Short | Director: Anastasiya Maksymchuk

    Young artist has to choose between her successful yet lonely life in freedom and going back to a war zone to see her father.

  • Cosmonaut
    Cosmonaut

    Original title: Kosmonaut

    2019 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Kaspar Jancis

    A cosmonaut will always be a cosmonaut. To the very end.

  • Grandma
    Grandma

    Original title in Estonian: Vanama

    2019 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Lota Viik

    Grandmother of nine and great-grandmother of eleven is preparing for her birthday. Will the 88 th birthday arrive in loneliness?

  • I Thought I Was a Superman
    I Thought I Was a Superman

    2019 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Nele Aunap, Rabbe Sandström

    Nele Aunap’s and Rabbe Sandström’s documentary short film is about a young man whose self-centred life is challenged when he adopts three brothers from a children's home together with his wife.

  • Inheritance
    Inheritance

    Original title in Estonian: "Pärandus"

    2019 | Students film, Short | Director: Janeli Pelska

    A tale of family and a shared responsibility, which sparks conflict among relatives.

  • One for All, All for One
    One for All, All for One

    2019 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Nele Aunap

    Nele Aunap’s short documentary film "One for All, All for One" is a story about a family of sixty-eight and their two helpers; an observation of the scenic yet rustic life of sled dog breeders in Southern Estonia.

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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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