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  • Athlete
    Athlete

    Original title in Estonian: Atleet

    2021 | Students film, Exercises (Fiction) | Director: Greta Liht

    The short film “Athlete” was made by first-year films students of Baltic Film, Media and Arts School. The film shows how one man’s obsession can lead to harm for others. At the same time, the film also shows a father’s unwavering belief that his son is capable of more than it seems.

  • Aurora’s song
    Aurora’s song

    Original title in Estonian: Aurora Laul

    2021 | Students film, Short | Director: Stella Carneiro

    While mourning the loss of her partner, Margit reconnects with her mother-in-law Juula through their shared grief.

  • Compartment No. 6
    Compartment No. 6

    Original title (in Finnish): Hytti nro 6

    2021 | Feature film | Director: Juho Kuosmanen

    As a train weaves its way up to the arctic circle, two strangers share a journey that will change their perspective on life.

  • Days Without
    Days Without

    2021 | Students film, Short | Director: Ivar Erik Yeoman

    Nikolay must take care of his two-year- old daughter until his wife returns – whenever that may be.

  • Epitaaf
    Epitaaf

    2021 | Feature film, Short, Other categories, Experimental | Director: Silvia Lorenzi

  • Found You
    Found You

    Original title in Estonian: Leidsin

    2021 | Students film, Short | Director: Ragne Mandri

    A little curious girl Agnes gets tangled in a life-threatening situation while following her older brother Mihkel into an abandoned house.

  • Göllia
    Göllia

    2021 | Students film, Short | Director: Gergely Lőrinczi

    Perception of the world surrounding us. A day in a life of an ornithologist, that changes everything.

  • LUKUS
    LUKUS

    2021 | Students film, Short | Director: Umut Vedat

    Psychological drama about the survival of a trapped woman.

  • Masquerade
    Masquerade

    Original title in Estonian: Maskeraad

    2021 | Students film, Exercises (Fiction) | Director: Alexandra Pärn

    The short film is about the actor's complex inner world and external influences.

  • Quicksand
    Quicksand

    Original title in Dutch: Drijfzand

    2021 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Margot Schaap

    The story of an intriguing mother-daughter relationship and its repercussions for three generations of women.

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