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  • Take
    Take

    Original title in Estonian: Duubel

    2020 | Students film, Short | Director: Oliver Remma

    The short film tells a story about searching redemption through art.

  • Toomas Beneath the Valley of the Wild Wolves
    Toomas Beneath the Valley of the Wild Wolves

    Original title: Toomas teispool metsikute huntide orgu

    2019 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Chintis Lundgren

    Toomas, an exemplary office worker, has to support his family after losing his job, without telling his wife that he also works as a gigolo.

  • Koma
    Koma

    2018 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Maria Avdjuško, Peeter Simm

    Documentary about well known Estonian theatre director Kalju Komissarov.

  • Love express
    Love express

    2018 | Documentary, Portrey | 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.

  • Good Luck
    Good Luck

    Original title: Heakskiit

    2017 | Documentary | Director: Riho Västrik

    The Estonian film group needed help from higher forces in Buryatia.

  • Tax Office
    Tax Office

    Original title (in Estonian): "MTA (Maksu- ja Tolliamet)

    2015 | Students film, Short, TV Show | Director: Oskar Lehemaa

  • The Moon Hunter
    The Moon Hunter

    Original title: Jüri

    2015 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Julia Sillart

    Portrait documentary about cinematographer, film director and teacher Jüri Sillart.

  • Dad of the Year
    Dad of the Year

    Original title (in Estonian): "Aasta isa"

    2014 | Students film, Exercises (Fiction) | Director: Eeva Mägi

  • The Voice of Sokurov
    The Voice of Sokurov

    Original title (in Finnish): Sokurovin ääni

    2014 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Leena Kilpeläinen

  • I have also talent for thunder
    I have also talent for thunder

    Original title: Mul annet on ka äikeseks

    2012 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Vahur Laiapea

    Documentary by Vahur Laiapea about Elmo Nüganen, talented actor and stage director, and the head stage manager of Tallinn City Theatre.

Recognition of the Database

Eesti parim kolmanda sektori e-teenus 2015

Republic of Estonia Information System Authority jury comprising industry experts selected the Estonian Film Database to be the winner in civil society e-services category for 2015

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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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