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  • Barbarians

    Original title: Barbarid

    2003 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Hardi Volmer

    It is an absolutely wonderful Barbiland, made of plastic and safe.

  • Betoonking

    2003 | Amateur film | Director:

  • Beyond the Water
    Beyond the Water

    Original title: Teisel pool vett

    2003 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Liia Sakkos

  • Brothers

    Original title: Broidit

    2003 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Esa Illi

    The first full-length feature film directed by Finnish filmmaker Esa Illi tells about love and death, the feeling of guilt and salvation. The majority of the Finnish-Estonian co-production has been filmed in Pärnu, Estonia.

  • Contra Mortem: dr Vello Linnamäe
    Contra Mortem: dr Vello Linnamäe

    2003 | Documentary | Director: Helle Karis

  • Eesti lähimineviku okupatsioonid: Vabanemine 1987-1991
  • Elamise ilust
    Elamise ilust

    2003 | Students film, Short | Director: Mare Albri

  • Elu läbi metsa
    Elu läbi metsa

    2003 | Other categories, Commissioned | Director: Riina Hein

  • Family Business
    Family Business

    Original title: Perebisnes

    2003 | Feature film, Short | Director: Andrus Tuisk

    Shoplifting in a lonely gas station starts an intense chain of events.

  • Geniaalsuse väli
    Geniaalsuse väli

    2003 | Documentary | Director: Kristina Norman

Recognition of the Database

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 2025 but already now full and partial entries for about 20 000 films, 27 000 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 ongoing but due to the scarcity of resources quite a slow process. Read more detailed overview.

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