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  • Man Wanted
    Man Wanted

    2019 | Animation | Director: Irida Zhonga

    The main character Stuart is not a perfect man as we all are. He can’t decide who or what dedicate his life to. Though, he has to make choices as all the temptations start surrounding him from all sides.

  • The Little Comrade
    The Little Comrade

    Original title: Seltsimees laps

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Moonika Siimets

    Six-year-old Leelo’s mother is deported to a Siberian prison camp during Stalinist repressions. The little girl tries to be as good as she can in the belief that this will bring her mother back home.

  • Dance With The Devil's Grandma
    Dance With The Devil's Grandma

    Original title: Tants vanakuradi vanaemaga

    2015 | Documentary | Director: Alice Järvet

    The film summarises the sad truth about the “games” played at the edge by Konstantin Päts, the first President of the Republic of Estonia, and Johan Laidoner, the then Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces in Estonia.

  • Dreamer
    Dreamer

    2013 | Students film, Short | Director: Baiba Jakubaite

  • Codex Gigas
    Codex Gigas

    2012 | Students film, Short | Director: Gadi Lübek

  • Curiosity Kills
    Curiosity Kills

    2012 | Students film, Short | Director: Sander Maran

  • Ellawood
    Ellawood

    2012 | Students film, Short | Director: Doris Tääker

  • Afanassi
    Afanassi

    2005 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Liina Triškina-Vanhatalo

    Documentary about Afanassi Triškin's and his granddaughter Liina Triškina's journey to Afanassi's first home in Central Russia.

  • The Redemption
    The Redemption

    2000 | Feature film, Short | Director: Mare Raidma

  • Georgica
    Georgica

    Original title: Georgica

    1998 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Sulev Keedus

    The poetic drama with a profound philosophical undertone directed by Sulev Keedus about the postwar desolated and occupied land. The film is one of the first art films produced in the independent republic of Estonia and it has received awards at various acknowledged international film festivals.

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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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