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  • The Sleeping Beast
    The Sleeping Beast

    Original title: Tagurpidi torn

    2022 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Jaak Kilmi

  • A Wish Upon A Satellite
    A Wish Upon A Satellite

    Original title: Laika

    2021 | Feature film, Short | Director: Leeni Linna

    10-year-old Otto, who has lost his parents, receives an unexpected gift at the night of his birthday, when a little dog Laika lands on earth in Sputnik 2.

  • Christmas In The Jungle
    Christmas In The Jungle

    Original title in Latvian: Ziemassvētki Džungļos

    2020 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Jaak Kilmi

    In an effort to avert the break-up of her family, Paula with her friend Akhim go to the jungle to find Santa Claus.

  • Kratt
    Kratt

    2020 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Rasmus Merivoo

    Two city kids, zero smartphones, one village. When left at Granny’s the siblings find an instruction on how to build a devilish creature. The only missing puzzle is one soul...

  • Lotte and the Lost Dragons
    Lotte and the Lost Dragons

    Original title: Lotte ja kadunud lohe

    2019 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Janno Põldma, Heiki Ernits

    We all come from our childhood.

  • Captain Morten And The Spider Queen
    Captain Morten And The Spider Queen

    Original title: Kapten Morten lollide laeval

    2018 | Animation, Puppet | Director: Kaspar Jancis, Riho Unt, Henry Nicholson

    Sometimes you need to be shrinked in order to grow up.

  • Phantom Owl Forest
    Phantom Owl Forest

    Original title: Eia jõulud Tondikakul

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Anu Aun

    Adventures are going to begin when 10-year old city girl Eia is brought to mysterious Phantom Owl Farm for the winter holiday.

  • The Little Comrade
    The Little Comrade

    Original title: Seltsimees laps

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Moonika Siimets

    Six-year-old Leelo’s mother is deported to a Siberian prison camp during Stalinist repressions. The little girl tries to be as good as she can in the belief that this will bring her mother back home.

  • Young Peeter At Laanetaguse
    Young Peeter At Laanetaguse

    Original title: Peetrike Laanetagusel

    2018 | Documentary, Nature | Director: Rein Maran

    This family film from Estonian Grand Old Man of nature film Rein Maran, is a story of a child’s explorations of nature and first notices of the surrounding biodiversity. The viewer will find themselves discovering, through his eyes, all possible kinds of miraculous creatures in the grass, on plants, in shrubs and in sky-reaching trees, sharing his astonishment and joy of first discovery.

  • Elo
    Elo

    Original title: Elo

    2015 | Feature film, Short | Director: Helen Takkin

    Elo is a stubborn kindergarten child whose sole purpose is to escape the repression of her evil teacher. One day a new teacher Helena appears and Elo’s life changes completely.

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