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  • Itelmen Stories
    Itelmen Stories

    Original title: Itelmeeni lood

    2010 | Documentary, Anthropological | Director: Liivo Niglas

    Two Itelmen hunters commence a long journey in order to restore the ancient hunting technique and to go back to their roots.

  • Journey to the Source of Lena
    Journey to the Source of Lena

    Original title of the film: Suur jõgi, 1: Retk Leena lättele

    2010 | Documentary, Nature | Director: Vassili Sarana

  • Juri Vella's World
    Juri Vella's World

    Original title: Juri Vella maailm

    2003 | Documentary, Anthropological | Director: Liivo Niglas

    Liivo Niglas portrays Juri Vella, a Nenets of West Siberia, who has returned to reindeer herding in order to escape the expanding civilization.

  • On lotus flower, dapple deer and Japanese spider crab
    On lotus flower, dapple deer and Japanese spider crab

    Original title: Lootoslillest,tähnikhirvest,jaapani merekrabist

    1963 | Popular Sciences | Director: Vladimir Maak, Reet Kasesalu

    Cinematographer Vladimir Maak together with Estonian natural scientists went to an expedition to Ussuri and created a documentary with the materials recorded during the trip.

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