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  • Roots: Wombstone
    Roots: Wombstone

    Original title: Juured: Emakivi

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Kersti Uibo

    The sounds of gently breaking waves or fluttering insect’s wings are telling the story of our roots long before human footprints were first left on Baltic beaches.

  • Ice

    Original title: Jää

    2017 | Feature film, Short | Director: Anna Hints

    A father and son story set on the enchanting ice road across the frozen sea.

  • Engagement in Kihnu island
    Engagement in Kihnu island

    Original title: Kihnu kosjad

    2009 | Documentary, Observation, Anthropological | Director: Meelis Muhu

    Engagement according to the traditions and customs of Kihnu island, Estonia. The documentary introduces the engagement rites in their most natural environment.

  • Spe Fretus - Relying on Hope
    Spe Fretus - Relying on Hope

    Original title: Spe Fretus - lootusele tuginedes

    2008 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Kaido Leesme

  • Two-Faced Island
    Two-Faced Island

    Original title: Kahe näoga saar

    2005 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Kerttu Soans

    Tanja lives on Vormsi island for the second winter. Every morning she opens the door of the village shop for the visitors, either for one or one hundred people.

  • The Island
    The Island

    Original title: Saar

    1999 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Jaan Tätte

  • Suur Tõll
    Suur Tõll

    1992 | Documentary | Director: Toivo Kuzmin

  • The State Elder, Part II
    The State Elder, Part II

    Original title: Riigivanem II

    1991 | Documentary | Director: Mark Soosaar

  • Man of Kihnu
    Man of Kihnu

    Original title: Kihnu mees

    1986 | Documentary | Director: Mark Soosaar

    Documentary directed by Mark Soosaar about the island of Kihnu, its residents and the social problems of the local society.

  • Manilaid

    Original title: Mängutoos Manilaiul

    1984 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Mark Soosaar

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