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  • Chainsaws Were Singing
    Chainsaws Were Singing

    Original title: Mootorsaed laulsid

    2024 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Sander Maran

    Adventures await when new lovers are separated by a chainsaw killer.

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    Original title in Estonian: Kodu

    2024 | Students film, Short | Director: Rasmus Rammo

    An absurd comedy, aiming to draw attention to the current societal issues and topics such as: gambling addiction, low teacher salaries, interethnic and ideological conflicts, the war in Ukraine, and the growing fear of conflict escalation, as well as the situation in nursing homes and high prices.

  • Inimkogemus

    2024 | Students film, Short | Director: Alise Linde

    An Americana fever dream about a stripper trying to escape a seedy, dystopian Planet Earth with the help of an alien who is obsessed with her.

  • The Missile
    The Missile

    Original title (in Finnish): Ohjus

    2024 | Feature film, Full length feature | Director: Miia Tervo

  • Third Wheel
    Third Wheel

    Original title in Estonian: Kolmas ratas

    2024 | Students film, Short | Director: Rauno Laikjõe

    Filmstudent Rauno Laikjõe’s short film shows the beauty and pain of young relationships through humor.

  • Yummy

    2024 | Animation, Other types of animation | Director: Martinus Klemet

    Julia works as a dog food tester. However, after a breakup, dog food will never taste thesame.

  • Ab Absurdo
    Ab Absurdo

    2023 | Students film, Short | Director: Iris Peil

    The tragicomedy takes a look at the inner world of two people who are looking for relief and a sense of existence.

  • Anacrusis

    Original title in Estonian: Eeltakt

    2023 | Students film, Short | Director: Desiree Talv

    The story is about an old gentleman named Väino, who holds the position of choir director. The story unfolds in next five months, as he and his choir aspire to a singing party, which means preparation for the pre-contest. However, this journey takes a turn when he begins to experience episodes of memory loss that put him in sad and comical situations. Väino finds himself in a moment where the people surrounding him know him, but he no longer knows them.

  • Buttered Cards, Shattered Hearts
    Buttered Cards, Shattered Hearts

    Original title in Estonian: Sulavõim

    2023 | Students film, Short | Director: Franz Malmsten jr

    After the death of the world's last cow, a young couple finds themselves on a hunt for butter, through the labyrinth of their apartment building. When they finally reach the basement, a dangerous game for life and butter begins.

  • Christmas Day
    Christmas Day

    Original title in Estonian: Jõululaupäev

    2023 | Students film, Short | Director: Alexandra Pärn

    The comical short film tells the story of a strong bond between Pia and her grandfather. The story takes place within the familiar Christmas hustle and bustle, complete with stressful gift wrapping, ear-piercing children's squeals, and a traditionally comical family Christmas dinner. Amidst all the chaos, Pia finds herself in a moment of a different reality, through which she manages to regain her Christmas joy.

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