Kids of the Night
A film about three sisters who have reached different turning points in their lives. Liis, who has just graduated from high school, discovers that the future planned with her boyfriend is not so certain. Elder sister Karin, the first victim of her parents' expectations, tries to cope in today's sexist business environment. Jane, the youngest of the sisters, tries to resist the pressure of her party animal friend to prove herself as someone who she is not. During one fateful night, secrets ...
Compartment No. 6
End of the 90s. Finnish student Laura travels from Moscow to Murmansk to see ancient rock paintings. Her only neighbor in the compartment is a miner named Ljoha, a gloomy unsociable type. The long road through the snow brings them closer. Long railway. But Ljoha and Laura have something else in common, besides the coupe, which they are forced to share: both feel like strangers in this world.
A wide range of relatives and acquaintances have traveled to a funeral, and as is typical of Estonians, the sad event turns into a comical one as the evening develops. The primordial disputes that arise among the Estonians take on hyperbolic dimensions as events unfold, creating misunderstandings.
The events of the war in 1944, from the Blue Hills to Sõrve Peninsula. Shown through the eyes of Estonian soldiers who had to pick sides and fight against fellow brothers. Choices have to be made, not only by the soldiers, but also by their loved ones.
Life of Ivanna
A sensitive and intimate portrait of Ivanna, a nomadic reindeer herder in the Russian Arctic and mother of five small kids. Ivanna is forced to leave the traditional way of life and emigrate to the city, following her own dreams, due to the quickly deteriorating conditions of life in the tundra. We follow her life for several years.
War in Abkhazia 1990. An Estonian man Ivo has stayed behind to harvest his crops of tangerines. In a bloody conflict at his door, a wounded man is left behind, and Ivo is forced to take him in.
Lotte and the Lost Dragons
In this third film of the series of Lotte films that children know and love, the spirited girl dog Lotte gets a little sister named Roosi. Karl the raccoon and Viktor the fish are scientists who come to Gadgetville. They are taking part in a big folk song collecting competition. Whoever succeeds in recording the folk song of the world’s oldest animal species, the mythical fire-breathing dragon, wins the competition’s grand prize. Lotte and Roosi decide to help the scientists. Exciting and ...
The reception for Finland's Independence Day is rudely interrupted when the presidential palace is attacked and the state leadership is taken hostage. Max Tanner of the Security Police is appointed as a negotiator in the hostage crisis, that unfolds as part of a bigger plan to undermine European security.
Pärand. Anu Raud
Textile artist Anu Raud enjoys life on her grandfather's farm in Kääriku. She has never thought about demolishing something there just because it's old. Or to change something just for the act of changing something. She likes to be surrounded by life. Anu also likes small things - they just fit the country life. She longs to see small roads and small villages. She believes that in small places, people can grow much larger than in large places. And in large places, she thinks people just ...
Although Teresa Liivak has settled down in nine different places, she calls a white Ford Transit her real home. Teresa rebuilt her van to be a barbershop on wheels. On her journey she meets very different kinds of men.
Under the direction of Soundcloud and radio DJ Siim Nestor, something is happening in Estonian music that has not been seen or heard in a long time. A new wave. New characters. New Estonia. Lil Estonia!
Matz Topkin, the young and lively star of Estonian paraswimming, is remarkable both in terms of his speed and personality. Matz is a role model for young swimmers, but he has something to teach for everyone.
The Gardener of Tension Fields
The mysterious writer Mehis Heinsaar is on a journey. In such days, where he walks alone for days in a wild thicket towards the vast meadows, he calls the poor man's pilgrimages. The writer is surrounded by unusual and meaningful nature, he can still speak the language of animals and birds and see what is invisible to the eye. There will be seven meetings along the way for the traveler, which will open the magical inner world of Mehis Heinsaar to the viewer.
An observational documentary by Maria Aua is about the reconstruction of the former textile factory into the Academy of Arts. The process of transformation is the result of the selfless and hard physical work of the builders.
Tales of a Toy Horse
In his own way, Anatoli Ljutuk is a legend of Tallinn's Old Town - a man from Western Ukraine who has built a unique world on Laboratory Street, the main core of which is the Ukrainian Cultural Center and Church. There, he engages in calligraphy, makes paper in a medieval way, carves traditional wooden toys in his workshop and makes books in the spirit of old monasteries. According to the oath taken a quarter of a century ago, he has promised to create something good every day. His daily ...
The opening part of the new season of the comedy series "EnsV" begins in the last days of 1991, when the USSR disappears from the world map. Unexpected guests arrive at the desert home. Living is reminiscent of a collective farm. Money is mixed with the feet. New Year's Eve plans are held in Kukeke and Illar's fantasies know no bounds. Director Ain Mäeots, screenwriters Piret Jaaks and Villu Kangur, director Marko Piirsoo. In the roles Liis Lass, Mait Malmsten, Laine Mägi, Raivo. E Tamm, ...
Year of the Pig
The documentary gives us a look into a year in Estonian recent history, namely the year 2019, which brought us a schism in our politics and our generations. Where are we headed in this unbalanced world? Can we protect our land from our own controversial demands?
12-year-old Shahad is studying at Tartu Descartes School. The film looks at the girl's everyday life, which is not quite everyday. The Shahadi family fled Syria six years ago. Four years ago, they arrived here, in their new home. How are they?
Enn Lillemets' film about his close friend and spiritual teacher Betti Alver. Through personal memories and Betti’s creative masterpieces, Lillemets sheds light on one of Estonian poetry’s brightest and most engaging personalities.
Wild animals are in trouble. In areas that have always been covered with forests, there are now new housing estates, highways and polygons. Because of human activity, more and more animals get into accidents. But the injured animals still have hope because volunteer foster mothers take care for them.
Ahto, armed with encyclopaedic knowledge and unbound love for obscure music, embarks on a journey to find the rarest vinyl records of the Soviet era.