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  • DeStudio. Pohmelus
    DeStudio. Pohmelus

    2021 | Documentary | Director: Marianne Kõrver

  • For Tomorrow Paradise Arrives
    For Tomorrow Paradise Arrives

    Original title: Homme saabub paradiis

    2021 | Documentary | Director: Anna Hints

    The world is suffering from the flood of food waste, to save the environment and the future of their children, young mothers decide to feed their families by diving into the dumpsters of the enormous super markets.

  • Gardens Of The Morning Calm
    Gardens Of The Morning Calm

    Original title: Tulevalvajad

    2021 | Documentary | Director: Liis Nimik

    Quiet songs in unknown languages.

  • Grass
    Grass

    Original title: Murust

    2021 | Documentary | Director: Kaupo Kruusiauk

    Film about grass.

  • Happiness is a Journey
    Happiness is a Journey

    2021 | Documentary | Director: Ivete Lucas, Patrick Bresnan

    On the night before Christmas a warehouse of disparate workers process newspapers for delivery before heading out into the city to trace the desolate streets to their few and far between customers.

  • Hippodrome
    Hippodrome

    Originaalpealkiri: Hipodroom

    2021 | Documentary | Director: Vladimir Loginov

    An ode to a faded jewel in the heart of the Estonian capital – Tallinn Hippodrome. Once a majestic racecourse track, all that is left is a lonely horse stable. Today it has become a social club for bizarre parties, engagement photo sessions and a home for young girls and old men taking care of the remaining racehorses.

  • Kasuemad
    Kasuemad

    2021 | Documentary, Nature, Problem oriented | Director: Meelis Muhu

    The volunteers of the Wildlife Association rescue wild animals that have been involved in accidents as a result of human activities.

  • Küte
    Küte

    2021 | Documentary, Other categories, Experimental | Director: Ivar Murd

  • Lil Estonia
    Lil Estonia

    Original title: Lil Eesti

    2021 | Documentary | Director: Taavi Arus

    A new wave. New characters. A new Estonia. Lil Estonia!

  • Matz
    Matz

    2021 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Eliza Benina

    A film about the young and bright Estonian para swimming star Matz Topkin, who knows how to dream big and cheerfully accept both success and defeat.

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The database is maintained by NGO Estonian Film Database. It was opened on 12.12.2012 and is meant for providing information about the whole Estonian film heritage from 1912. We plan fully complete it by 2022 but already now full and partial entries for about 16 000 films, 9000 filmmakers and more than 200 production companies could be retrieved in Estonian and partly in English. Translation of film descriptions and keywords into English is an ongoing process. Read more detailed overview.

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