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  • The Tour of Dreams
    The Tour of Dreams

    Original title: Unistus Ameerika tuurist

    2021 | Documentary, Music Documentary | Director: Madis Ligema, Taavi Arus

    When no public recognition at home, a gospel band Robirohi plans the tour to the source of gospel music, to perform at the halls of fame in Kentucky, USA.

  • Maran
    Maran

    2018 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Ants Tammik

    The documentary film of nature photographer Rein Maran, who publishes his thoughts through his natural experiences and philosophy of life.

  • Young Peeter At Laanetaguse
    Young Peeter At Laanetaguse

    Original title: Peetrike Laanetagusel

    2018 | Documentary, Nature | Director: Rein Maran

    This family film from Estonian Grand Old Man of nature film Rein Maran, is a story of a child’s explorations of nature and first notices of the surrounding biodiversity. The viewer will find themselves discovering, through his eyes, all possible kinds of miraculous creatures in the grass, on plants, in shrubs and in sky-reaching trees, sharing his astonishment and joy of first discovery.

  • Charm of Sacred Groves
    Charm of Sacred Groves

    Original title: Hiite lummus

    2013 | Documentary, Nature | Director: Rein Maran

    Documentary by Rein Maran about oak groves in Estonia - local holy places of nature and cultural heritage.

  • Hansuke Sometimes Appears as a Bird...
    Hansuke Sometimes Appears as a Bird...

    Original title: Hansuke ilmub vahest linnuna...

    2003 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Rein Raamat

    Culture-historical retrospect to the marriage of painter Johannes Võerahansu and pianist Erna Saar that was characterized by deep respect and love towards art.

  • Lahemaa Rahvuspark
    Lahemaa Rahvuspark

    1984 | Commissioned, Other categories | Director: Peeter Tooming

  • Kui jala Austraaliasse saab
    Kui jala Austraaliasse saab

    1983 | Documentary | Director: Peet Peters

  • Where the Stones Grow
    Where the Stones Grow

    Original title: Kus kasvavad kivid

    1983 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Jüri Müür, Enn Säde

  • Juhan Smuul
    Juhan Smuul

    1972 | Documentary | Director: Reet Kasesalu

  • Tormipüha
    Tormipüha

    1972 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Peep Puks

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