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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

  • In Bed With A Writer
    In Bed With A Writer

    Original title: Kirjanikuga voodis

    2019 | Documentary | Director: Manfred Vainokivi

  • 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.

  • Inherent Obligations
    Inherent Obligations

    Original title: Kaasasündinud kohustused

    2008 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Rao Heidmets

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