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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

  • 2 Hours to Happiness
    2 Hours to Happiness

    Original title: 2 tundi õnneni

    2022 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Moonika Siimets

    Poetical documentary film of the longing for and the search of happiness between Estonia and Finland.

  • Raudvara. Anu Raud
    Raudvara. Anu Raud

    2021 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Erle Veber

  • The Real Rannap
    The Real Rannap

    Original title: Päris Rannap

    2021 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Aleksander Ots, Kaidi Klein

    Estonian music is priceless, but his personality is very complex and contradictory. The authors of the film were above all attracted to the personality of the composer, driven by the desire to pull the mask off the maestro and show the real Rannap to the extent possible.

  • U.q.
    U.q.

    2021 | Feature film, Documentary, Portrait | Director: Ivar Murd

    A documentary about the life and music of Uku Kuut, from the Soviet Union to Los Angeles and to speakers all around the world.

  • Leonhard Lapin. Process
    Leonhard Lapin. Process

    Original title: Leonhard Lapin. Protsess

    2020 | Documentary, Portrait | Director:

    This film portraits Leonhard Lapin, a creator born in an Estonian small town called Räpina in the 1950s, who becomes one of the most outstanding avant-garde artists on the Soviet Estonian art and architecture scene. The film also reveals the creator’s worldview, beliefs and rebellious nature.

  • Maria ’s Paradise
    Maria ’s Paradise

    Original title (in Finnish): Marian paratiisi

    2019 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Zaida Bergroth

    The angel will guide us.

  • The Story Of Peep Puks
    The Story Of Peep Puks

    Original title: Peep Puksi lugu

    2019 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Raimo Jõerand

    An old filmmaker Peep Puks has directed 61 documentaries and created almost 40 programmes for television. In this film, he looks back on stories of the first post-war generation of Estonia and the birth of the Estonian documentary.

  • A Bad Scene: Mesmerized
    A Bad Scene: Mesmerized

    Original title: Paha lugu: Nõiutud

    2018 | Feature film, Short | Director: Maria Avdjuško

    Middle-aged Rainar discovers on a family outing that they have left behind their food. Wandering in the forest, he stumbles upon mysterious Liina, who slowly bewitches him.

  • Love express
    Love express

    Love Express. The Disappearance of Walerian Borowczyk

    2018 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Kuba Mikurda

    A documentary celebrating the work of Walerian Borowczyk, a director of unparalleled sensitivity, revered in the 1970s, who was later labeled as a maker of erotic movies.

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