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  • Emade päev
    Emade päev

    2019 | Documentary, Portrey, Problem oriented | Director: Kristiina Davidjants

  • Roots: Waiting For A Miracle
    Roots: Waiting For A Miracle

    Original title: Juured: Oodates imet

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Aljona Suržikova

    The biggest pain – the loss of a child – helps to see the beauty in life. This film is about life and how miraculous it is that we are alive.

  • Generation 0
    Generation 0

    Original title: Generatsioon 0

    2008 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Aljona Suržikova

    Teenagers have a baby and suddenly everything changes: 15-year-old Snezhana and 16-year-old Vova become parents.

  • I Am Just a Woman
    I Am Just a Woman

    Original title: Ma olen ju naine

    2005 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Kert Grünberg

    Airika is a self-confident young woman who sees her future as a single mom and decides to stay out of long-term relationships with men.

  • Tartus 100 000 elanikku
    Tartus 100 000 elanikku

    1977 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Ülo Tambek

  • Family 3
    Family 3

    Original title: Perekond 3

    1963 | Amateur film, Newsreel | Director:

    Married writers' couple Enn and Helga Nõu with their small children in their hometown Uppsala - Eastern holidays, summer joys at home and Fyrisbad swimming centre.

  • Family 4
    Family 4

    Original title: Perekond 4

    1963 | Amateur film, Newsreel | Director:

    Married writers' couple Enn and Helga Nõu spending time with their small children in their hometown Uppsala - the botanical gardens, city centre, Dome Church, Uppsala University and Uppsala University Academical Hospital.

  • Family 1
    Family 1

    Original title: Perekond 1

    1962 | Amateur film, Newsreel | Director:

    Married writers' couple Enn and Helga Nõu with their small children in their hometown Uppsala.

  • Linar-Linholm Chronicle No. 1
    Linar-Linholm Chronicle No. 1

    Original title: Linari-Linholmi kroonika nr 1

    1937 | Amateur film, Newsreel | Director:

    Life of the Linholm family in pre-war estonia, recordings about the first year of their little daughter's life.

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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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