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  • 8 kg
    8 kg

    2015 | Students film, Short | Director: Marleen Roosna

  • Inside Out
    Inside Out

    Original title (in Estonian): "Väljakutse"

    2013 | Students film, Short | Director: Marleen Roosna

  • Living Images
    Living Images

    Original title: Elavad pildid

    2013 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Hardi Volmer

    The historical drama directed by Hardi Volmer is a love story combining the elements of epopee and comedy, the grotesque of early silent film and the melodrama of the golden era of cinema.

  • Love Is Blind
    Love Is Blind

    Original title: Kertu

    2013 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Ilmar Raag

    The drama takes place in a small village, telling the story of 30-year-old Kertu whose whole life has been controlled by her father. Local people consider Kertu mentally unbalanced because of her modesty. The young woman gives it a try to change something in her life and sends a postcard to Villu - a handsome yet degraded village drunkard. Their unpredicable love story won't be accepted by their close ones and the fellow villagers.

  • Gracias a la Vida
    Gracias a la Vida

    2012 | Students film, Short, Music video | Director: Kristo Viiding

    GRACIAS A LA VIDA is a Mediterranean mystery, in a faded light caused by the high sun. Hot summer transforms into a music film, framed with guitar melodies by Indrek Kruusimaa.

  • Miriam's Green Spots
    Miriam's Green Spots

    Original title: Miriami rohelised täpid

    2012 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Priit Tender

    Little brother falls ill and gets all of the attention and care of the rest of the family.

  • Purge
    Purge

    Original title: Puhastus

    2012 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Antti J. Jokinen

    The feature film directed by Antti J. Jokinen is based on the novel "Purge" (by Sofi Oksanen) that has been translated into more than 20 languages and that has received numerous literary awards, telling about political terror against a small nation and about mental as well as physical violence towards an individual.

  • Anniversary
    Anniversary

    2011 | Students film, Short | Director: Oscar Henri Wollsten

  • Like in a Movie
    Like in a Movie

    2010 | Students film, Short | Director: Jekaterina Minkova

    Jekaterina Minkova’s short film tells the story of a young girl who ran away from her golden cage.

  • The Snow Queen
    The Snow Queen

    Original title: Lumekuninganna

    2010 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Marko Raat

    The winter fairy tale for grown-ups written and directed by Marko Raat is based on the fairy tale "The Snow Queen" by Hans Christian Andersen.

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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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