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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Weight of Light
    Weight of Light

    2023 | Feature film, Short | 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

  • 2 Hours to Happiness
    2 Hours to Happiness

    Original title: 2 tundi õnneni

    2022 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Moonika Siimets

    Poetical documentary film of the longing for and the search of happiness between Estonia and Finland.

  • Between the Three
    Between the Three

    Original title: Kolmevahel

    2022 | Documentary | Director: Marek Vahula

    The story of environmental protection of Kunda Bay in 1992–1993.

  • Big Swamp
    Big Swamp

    Original title

    2022 | Documentary, Nature | Director: Remek Meel

    Vello followed an ancient call and settled on a swamp island, his neighbors became beavers, eagles and countless other species who have found a safe habitat in this cradle of nature.

  • Estonian Rhapsody
    Estonian Rhapsody

    Original title: Kukerpillide rapsoodia

    2022 | Documentary, Music 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.

  • Hero of the Future
    Hero of the Future

    Original title: Tuleviku kangelane

    2022 | Documentary | Director: Ivar Heinmaa

    Match fixing and corruption are dragging down Rwandan football club – will young Estonian coach save them?

  • Kohad, mis kardavad maailma
    Kohad, mis kardavad maailma

    2022 | Documentary, Nature | Director: Marek Vahula

  • Leonardo from Randvere
    Leonardo from Randvere

    Original title: Randvere Leonardo

    2022 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Kerttu Soans

    The life of Endel Saarepuu (70) is filled with art. The older the artist gets, the easier his life becomes and the more talking is his work.

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