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  • Wednesday
    Wednesday

    2021 | Feature film, Short | Director: Eeva Mägi

    Jaanus spends the last day with his wife Karin at home. In the midst of common eiders, seagulls, fishing nets and summer breeze, they send Karin's soul to the eternity. An everyday life full of bitter sweet love falls with the setting sun into the depths of the sea.

  • All Clean
    All Clean

    Original title in Latvian: Viss Tīrs

    2020 | Students film, Short | Director: Eliza Benina

    Fearing about the safety of teenagers, an old and emasculated school janitor targets the new and prestigious swimming coach.

  • Blue
    Blue

    Original title: Sinine

    2020 | Feature film, Short | Director: Tõnis Pill

    When two strangers’ paths cross after a car accident, the woman hijacks the situation and gets into the man’s car, demanding that he take her away from the scene. As the man tries to find a way out of the situation, fragments from the woman’s past start painting a picture of the tragic events that happened to her.

  • Carnivorus
    Carnivorus

    Original title in Estonian: Süngelt tuled

    2020 | Students film, Short | Director: Sander Gering

    A mystery tragedy story about mystical forces of the nature, carnivorous plants and Estonian folklore.

  • Cerberus
    Cerberus

    2020 | Feature film, Short | Director: Kaspar Ainelo

    When truth goes missing, lies start to grow, leaving no room for miracles to be born. An ode to the post-truth world. A short film directed by Kaspar Ainelo about a lost dog, a crime and victims.

  • County Court
    County Court

    Original title: Maakohus

    2020 | Feature film, Short | Director: Eeva Mägi

    When love has become revenge and a little child has left in the middle of it. When love has become revenge and a little child has left in the middle of it.

  • Deliveries
    Deliveries

    2020 | Students film, Short | Director: Lauri Niemelä

    A contemporary short fiction film about loss, dissociation and act of coping in an unusual way.

  • Dryland
    Dryland

    2020 | Students film, Short | Director: Maria Reinup

    Dryland is a Drama set in the 1930’s Estonia, where two smugglers, Mirtel and Ari meet under strange circumstances with a goal to smuggle alcohol across to Finland.

  • Erna At War
    Erna At War

    2020 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Henrik Ruben Genz

    When Erna’s simple-minded son, Kalle, is conscripted for military service, she swaps identity with a soldier and heads towards the front to protect her child. While the world is at war, Erna fights her own.

  • Goodbye Soviet Union
    Goodbye Soviet Union

    Original title: Hüvasti, NSVL

    2020 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Lauri Randla

    Lauri Randla’s first full length feature film is a comedy about the adventures of the Ingrian-Finnish Tarkkinen family in the last days of the Soviet Union.

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