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  • Terapeut
    Terapeut

    2015 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Mati-Jüri Põldre

  • Life for rent
    Life for rent

    Original title: Me ise ennast

    2001 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Mart Taevere

    The documentary tries to find answers to the question why the number of suicides is so high in Estonia while investigating the stories of those who have attempted suicide.

  • Heidikud
    Heidikud

    1987 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Mati-Jüri Põldre

  • Multicolored Fairies
    Multicolored Fairies

    Original title: Mitut värvi haldjad

    1981 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Peeter Simm

    The filmmaker meets children who have been abandoned or placed in an institution, and tries to find out their experiences and their dreams. A humanistic film carried by superb cinematography.

  • Tapa Erikooli direktor J.Pekri
    Tapa Erikooli direktor J.Pekri

    1979 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Ülo Tambek

  • Nõukogude Eesti
    Nõukogude Eesti

    1968 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Valeria Anderson

  • Nõukogude Eesti
    Nõukogude Eesti

    1948 | Newsreels, Newsreels 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Arnold Juhkum

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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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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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