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  • Verba Dierum: a year with Marju Lepajõe
    Verba Dierum: a year with Marju Lepajõe

    Original title: Marju Lepajõe. Päevade sõnad

    2019 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Vallo Toomla

    This film is about Marju Lepajõe, who was a classical philologist, a religious historian and a lecturer at the Faculty of Theology at the University of Tartu. With a witty charm, Marju reflects on the modern world, where the need and the ability to deal with a subject matter in depth have become insignificant.

  • Virolog

    Original title: Viirusekandur

    2015 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Andres Maimik, Rain Tolk

    Charismatic freethinker and libertine Kalev Rajangu is searching new intellectual and physical challenges to his life. Unfortunately life is offering only too lousy options.

  • Masing`s Landscape. Part II. The Son of Man in a White Boat
    Masing`s Landscape. Part II. The Son of Man in a White Boat

    Original title: Masingu maastikud: Inimesepoeg valgel laeval

    2004 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Vallo Kepp

    The second part of the biographical film trilogy "Masing`s Landscape. Part II. The Son of Man in a White Boat" by Vallo Kepp. The documentary focuses on the period when Uku Masing, a poet, theologian and teacher, lived in Tartu, Estonia.

  • The Philosopher
    The Philosopher

    Original title: Inimeste lemmik

    2000 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Meelis Piller

    Documentary shows the daily life of philosopher Arnold von Keyserling and his wife Wilhelmine in Vienna - life full of astrology, Eastern philosophy, shamanism and mysticism.

  • Intimate Adams
    Intimate Adams

    Original title: Intiimne Adams

    1986 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Peeter Tooming

    Portrait documentary by Peeter Toomingas about Valmar Adams, Estonian writer, poet and teacher - a diverse personality.

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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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