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  • Rodeo - Taming a Wild Country
    Rodeo - Taming a Wild Country

    Original title: Rodeo

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Raimo Jõerand, Kiur Aarma

    It is 1992 and the first free elections held in Estonia since World War II have to the surprise of all brought to power young and idealistic political forces. This is a story about gaining and losing trust, about the widening conflict between idealists and a rising economic elite, when a prime minister’s good options grow fewer by the day.

  • Meie maailm on nende oma
    Meie maailm on nende oma

    2016 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Mati Kark

  • Endless Summer
    Endless Summer

    Original title (in Estonian): "Lõputu suvi"

    2014 | Students film, Short | Director: Jaan Penjam

  • White Route
    White Route

    The original title "Valge Tee"

    2003 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Mart Taevere

  • Russian Metal and US $-Kiss
    Russian Metal and US $-Kiss

    Original title of the film "Vene metalli ja US $ suudlus"

    1993 | Documentary | Director: Rein Kotov, Artur Talvik

    Documentary about Russian metal smuggling via Estonia.

  • Ma tahaksin kodus olla
    Ma tahaksin kodus olla

    1977 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Julia Guteva-Sillart

  • Nõukogude Eesti
    Nõukogude Eesti

    1965 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Reet Kasesalu

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Estonian Film Database (EFDB)

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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