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  • 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.

  • Cerberus
    Cerberus

    2020 | Feature film, Short | Director: Kaspar Ainelo

    The trail of a lost dog leads a well-sped countryman Meelis to village where mysterious crime has taken place. While trying to figure out the truth behind strange events, the growing suspicion tempts to demand one more victim.

  • 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.

  • Goodbye Soviet Union
    Goodbye Soviet Union

    Original title: Nägemiseni 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.

  • Homesickness
    Homesickness

    Original title in Estonian: Koduigatsus

    2020 | Students film, Short | Director: Silver Õun

    Student film by BFM second year students filmed on 16mm film. The film tells a story of a young family's loss. Their grief and incapability of moving on after a personal tragedy.

  • It’s About a Wedding
    It’s About a Wedding

    Original title in Estonian: See räägib pulmast

    2020 | Students film, Short | Director: Vivian Säde

    Short comedy drama about a heartbroken novelist who deals with her crush marrying someone else by writing him the worst wedding imaginable.

  • My Dear Corpses
    My Dear Corpses

    Original title in Estonian: Mu kallid laibad

    2020 | Students film, Short | Director: German Golub

    Unexpectedly evicted from his house, Erki is forced to agree to become a corpse carrier to take care of his lonely mother.

  • Peaceful Night
    Peaceful Night

    Original title in Estonian: Öörahu

    2020 | Students film, Short | Director: Teresa Juksaar

    Teresa Juksaar's short film ''Peaceful Night'' is about a young girl who is starting her independent life.

  • Rat Poison
    Rat Poison

    Original title in Estonian: Rotimürk

    2020 | Students film, Short | Director: Alesja Suzdaltseva

    Alesja Suzdaltseva's short film talks about how difficult it is to say goodbye to a place full of memories.

  • Swing, Axe and the Tree of Eternal Love
    Swing, Axe and the Tree of Eternal Love

    Original title: Kiik, Kirves ja Igavese Armastuse Puu

    2020 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Meel Paliale

    A regular day at the car shop comes to an end when two friends Kiik and Eerik discover their boss’s dead body. After Kiik finds his girlfriend cheating him with a local playboy, he suffers a mental breakdown and runs away.

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