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  • How not to make a documentary
    How not to make a documentary

    2023 | Short, Students film | Director: Olivers Keiss

    The story of how a film director failed to make a documentary and how he ended up making this film.

  • Rainer Sarnet’s Invisible Fight
    Rainer Sarnet’s Invisible Fight

    Original title in Estonian: Rainer Sarneti nähtamatu võitlus

    2022 | Documentary, Students film | Director: Gert Põrk

    The documentary follows Rainer Sarnet during the production of his new feature film "The Invisible Fight".

  • The Story Of Peep Puks
    The Story Of Peep Puks

    Original title: Peep Puksi lugu

    2019 | Portrait, Documentary | 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.

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

    Original title: Toomas teispool metsikute huntide orgu

    2019 | Cartoon, Animation | 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.

  • Love express
    Love express

    Love Express. The Disappearance of Walerian Borowczyk

    2018 | Portrait, Documentary | 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.

  • Maran
    Maran

    2018 | Portrait, Documentary | Director: Ants Tammik

    Documentary about nature photographer Rein Maran who shares his thoughts about his experiences in nature and philosophy of life.

  • Roots: A Poem About Love
    Roots: A Poem About Love

    Original title: Juured: Poeem armastusest

    2018 | Documentary | Director: Nora Särak, Dominik Krutsky

    It was my first time leaving Estonia with no thoughts of return. It was the first time I changed my life completely for something as unexpected as love.

  • Confession
    Confession

    Original title in Georgian: Beri

    2017 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Zaza Urušadze

    There is no space for secrets.

  • Letting Go
    Letting Go

    Original title: Lahtilaskmise lugu

    2017 | Other types of animation, Animation | Director: Ülo Pikkov

    Story about a young girl from orphanage who wants to let go of the shadows that haunt her past.

  • The Moon Hunter
    The Moon Hunter

    Original title: Jüri

    2015 | Portrait, Documentary | Director: Julia Sillart

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

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