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  • Seeking Silence
    Seeking Silence

    2020 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Kristiana Kalnina

    Person struggling with mental health issues finds peace in cold water.

  • Struck By Lightning
    Struck By Lightning

    Original title in Estonian: Välguga löödud

    2020 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Romet Esko

    Two brothers try to make a film about their friend, who commited suicide.

  • Surnud naine
    Surnud naine

    2020 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Kadri Kõusaar

  • Swing, Axe and the Tree of Eternal Love
    Swing, Axe and the Tree of Eternal Love

    Original title: Kiik, Kirves ja Igavese Armastuse Puu

    2020 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Meel Paliale

    A regular day at the car shop comes to an end when two friends Kiik and Eerik discover their boss’s dead body. After Kiik finds his girlfriend cheating him with a local playboy, he suffers a mental breakdown and runs away.

  • Take
    Take

    Original title in Estonian: Duubel

    2020 | Students film, Short | Director: Oliver Remma

    The short film tells a story about searching redemption through art.

  • The Camino Paradox
    The Camino Paradox

    Original title: Camino paradoks

    2020 | Documentary | Director: Anniken Haldna, Gerli Nõmm

    In this road film the main character Keiu Virro sets on a journey for the sixth and for the last time. We witness what happens to a modern person on a historical religious way.

  • The Contentment
    The Contentment

    2020 | Students film, Short | Director: Ernesto Redondo Vegara

    The movie present a very human topic in how the overprotection in parentship can damage the growth and stability of a person.

  • The Last Ones
    The Last Ones

    2020 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Veiko Õunpuu

    A car crash in slow motion, a love letter to a disappearing world.

  • The Life of Mona
    The Life of Mona

    2020 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Eldar Burdin

    The documentary follows the daily life of Mona, a youtuber named FurryTime, and blurs the lines between her imaginary world and reality.

  • The Picnik
    The Picnik

    Original title in Estonian: Piknik

    2020 | Students film, Short | Director: Leo Vissak

    Leo Vissak’s Piknik sheds light on a young man’s attempts to have a sincere connection with his loved one. He fails, she suffers.

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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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