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  • 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 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.

  • The Scandal
    The Scandal

    Original title in Estonian: Suur Skandaal

    2020 | Students film, Short | Director: Anu Sildnik

    Anu Sildnik’s short movie is talking about what will happen in that very moment when you put together one brassiere for a night characters from famous paintings. What will happen after artist have done last brushstroke and all the models and muses can finally move and go back to their ordinary lives. Do they accidentally know each ohter?

  • The Tortoise And The Hare
    The Tortoise And The Hare

    Original title: Kilpkonn ja jänes

    2020 | Documentary | Director: Ülo Pikkov

    The journey to infinity.

  • To Save A Language
    To Save A Language

    Original title: Keelepäästja

    2020 | Documentary | Director: Liivo Niglas

    The documentary “Saving a Language” tells the story of the endeavour to save an endangered Plains Indian language with the help of a language programme led by an Estonian linguist. The film follows the protagonist in his efforts to revive the language, including the difficult decisions he has to make along the way. It also highlights the role of language in shaping one’s identity.

  • Toru did it
    Toru did it

    Original title in Estonian: Toru töö

    2020 | Students film, Short | Director: Raoul Kirsima

    The short film tells the story of a group of young people who have gone to the country to guard their grandmother's home for the weekend, but no one can predict what will happen at night.

  • Vee peal
    Vee peal

    2020 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Peeter Simm

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