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  • Weight of Light
    Weight of Light

    2023 | Feature film, Short | Director: Anna Hints

    The world of poverty, patriarchy and exploitation gets transcended by a rag-picker girl when she finds a discarded photo camera in a vast garbage dump yard of India

  • Mare Tralla
    Mare Tralla

    2022 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Sandra Jõgeva

    The film is about a strong Estonian woman who can handle everything and has experienced both traditional family life and much more.

  • Raudvara. Anu Raud
    Raudvara. Anu Raud

    2021 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Erle Veber

  • 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.

  • Chasing Unicorns
    Chasing Unicorns

    Original title: Ükssarvik

    2019 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Rain Rannu

    Young startup entrepreneur Õie and a serial failure Tõnu follow their crazy ride from Estonia all the way to Silicon Valley — and back.

  • Ahto. Chasing A Dream
    Ahto. Chasing A Dream

    Original title: Ahto. Unistuste jaht

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Jaanis Valk

    An adventurer who dreams big and wants to prove to the world that his dream is possible, finds himself in the middle of the war and in the turmoil of complex human relationships...

  • Mountains That Were Not There
    Mountains That Were Not There

    Original title: Mäed, mida polnud

    2018 | Documentary, Portrait | 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.

  • Dearest Sister
    Dearest Sister

    Original title in Lao: Nong Hak

    2016 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Mattie Do

    A Lao village girl’s only chance of escaping indentured poverty is to manipulate her wealthy cousin’s illness into dependence.

  • Estonian village in Ghana
    Estonian village in Ghana

    Title in Estonian: Eesti küla Ghanas

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Kalle Käesel

    Estonian activists, businesswomen and volunteers decided to support one village in Northern Ghana while bringing together the handicraft skills of Ghanaians, enterprisingness of Estonians and Western market. So it turned out that the baskets woven by Ghanaian village women would sell in Estonia and the butter produced from shea nut growing in African savannas would find buyers in USA.

  • Gorilla Tourism
    Gorilla Tourism

    Title in Estonian: Gorillamajandus

    2016 | Documentary | Director: Märten Vaher

    Documentary about the daily life of mountain gorillas and the local forest guides who mediate the gorillas to tourists. There are both battles with poaching as well as extreme poverty common to Africa.

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