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  • Gardens Of The Morning Calm
    Gardens Of The Morning Calm

    Original title: Tulevalvajad

    2023 | Documentary | Director: Liis Nimik

    A primal and oneiric documentary about nature and creativity.

  • In the Name of Science
    In the Name of Science

    Original title: Teaduse nimel

    2023 | Documentary | Director: Kaupo Kruusiauk

    Documentary film about Covid19 and medical treatment related to Covid19.

  • Lynx Man
    Lynx Man

    Original title (on Finnish): Ilveskuiskaaja

    2023 | Documentary | Director: Juha Suonpää

    After installing many trail cameras to his forest, Finnish pensioner Hannu opens a unforeseen door to the Finnish nature and creates a true connection to lynxes living there.

  • The Last Relic
    The Last Relic

    2023 | Documentary | Director: Marianna Kaat

    Filmed over four years in the provincial city of Yekaterinburg, The Last Relic is a stark cinematic portrait of the absurdity of life in Russia where the majority dreams of restoring imperial glory and a handful of opposition activists desperately resists Putin’s relentless march towards a full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

  • The Wayfarers
    The Wayfarers

    Original title: Rändajad

    2023 | Documentary | Director: Eva Sepping

    Three Siberian Estonian women are looking for paradise here and outside the borders.

  • Weight of Light
    Weight of Light

    2023 | Short, Feature film | 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

  • Estonian Rhapsody
    Estonian Rhapsody

    Original title: Kukerpillide rapsoodia

    2022 | Music Documentary, Documentary | Director: Raimo Jõerand

    A film about the Estonians’ favorite folk band Kukerpillid and its spirited journey through the summer concert venues of Estonia, with interludes to the roots of Estonian folkmusic.

  • Machina Faust
    Machina Faust

    2022 | Portrait, Documentary | Director: Kaupo Kruusiauk

    An intimate documentary about the internationally renowned Estonian musician, saxophone player and improvisational jazz composer Maria Faust.

  • Elu on lill
    Elu on lill

    2021 | Other categories | Director: Aleksandr Heifets

  • The Gardener Of Tension Fields
    The Gardener Of Tension Fields

    Original title: Pingeväljade aednik

    2021 | Portrait, Documentary | Director: Joosep Matjus, Katri Rannastu

    Estonian well known writer Mehis Heinsaar has seven encounters during his journey in the wilderness, which will open to the viewer the magical inner world of the writer.

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