Films

New Estonian Animation

New Estonian Animation

Corner

Corner, "Kut"

Estonia, 2016, Lucija Mrzljak   
Life is difficult in the corner, in the angle where all edges meet. Everything is geometrically relative when laws of perspective and gravity start playing tricks on you.

Manivald

Manivald

Estonia, Croatia, Canada, 2017, Chintis Lundgren    
Manivald, a fox, is turning 33. Overeducated, unemployed and generally uninspired, he lives with his overbearing, retired mother. It is an easy life, but not a good one. This unhealthy co-dependence changes when the washing machine breaks down and Toomas, a sexy wolf repairman, arrives to fix it, and them.

Tendrils

Tendrils

Estonia, 2017, Helen Woolston    
When one human finds shelter inside a botanical glasshouse, the plants use their strange beauty to tease and play with him, trying to reawaken a dormant connection. However, the plants have a completely different set of social norms than the visitor is accustomed to.

A Table Game

A Table Game

Estonia, Spain, 2017, Nicolás Petelski Mesón    
Patience is a gift.

Muteum

Muteum

Estonia, Hong Kong SAR China, 2017, Äggie Pak Yee Lee    
In an Art Museum, we better learn well, from outer to inner, from deep to very deep, serious and sincerely.

Once in the Fields of Boredom

Once in the Fields of Boredom, "Ükskord igavuse väljadel"

Estonia, 2017, Teele Strauss    
A story about a couple whose life together has come to an end – they struggle with boredom. A film about boredom, existential void and yearning for something different. 

Moulinet

Moulinet

Estonia, 2017, Sander Joon   
After murdering a fellow, a fencer goes on a journey to find out what’s on the other end of the line.

Letting Go

Letting Go

Estonia, 2017, Ülo Pikkov
Our culture is based on stories. Stories make up our foundation. We can look at our lives as a story. Like stories, people can be tragic, some can be funny and some we do not understand at all. But what happens when these stories shouldn’t be told? Is it possible to let go of a story, to give it up? Is it possible to make a film about a girl whose only desire is to be rid of her story and forget it for good?

Pearfall

Pearfall

World Premiere
Estonia, 2017, Leonid Shmelkov
Beware of pearfall! It happens suddenly, so it is necessary to be prepared. This film is a detailed instruction how to behave in such cases.

5th Round

5th Round

World Premiere
Estonia, 2017, Leander Meresaar
A solitary boxer struggles with a past loss. A young rooster dies in a cockfight. Their coincidental meeting pushes the boxer back in the game.

An Old Man And An Old Woman. An Erzya Story

An Old Man And An Old Woman. An Erzya Story, "Taat ja memm. Ersa lugu"

Estonia, 2016, Ülo Pikkov
An old man and an old woman got into a tiff. The old man went fishing and did not want to go home. In response to the old woman’s prayers, the god Nishkepaz rotted the old man’s nets. He returned home, but the wife lamented, "We have nothing to eat!" The old man replied, "We’ve got fish in the barn, let’s sell it and buy bread, salt and mead!"

A Husband And A Wife. A Voitan Story

A Husband And A Wife. A Voitan Story, "Mees ja naine. Vadja lugu"

Estonia, 2017, Mait Laas
A wife went out to cut the rye, while the husband was at home sick. The man asked if the work would soon be finished and the wife replied that it would. The husband went out to check and saw that his wife was asleep and the work had just begun. The husband cut his sleeping wife’s hair off and smeared her head with tar.
The wife came home and asked the husband through the window, "Is your wife at home?" The husband replied that she was.
The wife cried, "The devil has exchanged me and I will always roam about as the devil’s wife!"

The Eyeless Hunter. A Khanty Story

The Eyeless Hunter. A Khanty Story, "Silmadeta jahimees. Handi lugu"

Estonia, 2017, Priit Pärn, Olga Pärn
A Khanty man went hunting but did not bring home any catch. A wife stealthily followed her husband into the forest. The hunter lay down, took his eyes out and said, “Semlek re-rem-rem”. The wife seized the husband’s eyes. The next day an elk was trotting by the camp. The hunter killed the elk. Later the hunter entered the conical tent where the wife secretly ate the meat. The wife thought that her brother-in-law had come and covered her face as it was the Khanty custom to avoid husband’s male relatives seeing the wife’s face. The wife complained that her husband was lazy and said that she had hidden his eyes in a box. They began to quarrel.

Schedule

21.11.2017
19:00 - 20:34
Tallinn, 
Kino Sõprus
Screening code: 051702
Guests
Sold out
Movie guests: 
24.11.2017
16:00 - 17:24
Tallinn, 
Kino Artis
Hall 2
Screening code: 081401
Guests
Sold out
Movie guests: 
Screenings with guests might end later than expected.

Programme

PÖFF Shorts National Competition

Film info

Duration: 74 minutes

Corner

Corner, "Kut"

Estonia, 2016, Lucija Mrzljak   
Life is difficult in the corner, in the angle where all edges meet. Everything is geometrically relative when laws of perspective and gravity start playing tricks on you.

Manivald

Manivald

Estonia, Croatia, Canada, 2017, Chintis Lundgren    
Manivald, a fox, is turning 33. Overeducated, unemployed and generally uninspired, he lives with his overbearing, retired mother. It is an easy life, but not a good one. This unhealthy co-dependence changes when the washing machine breaks down and Toomas, a sexy wolf repairman, arrives to fix it, and them.

Tendrils

Tendrils

Estonia, 2017, Helen Woolston    
When one human finds shelter inside a botanical glasshouse, the plants use their strange beauty to tease and play with him, trying to reawaken a dormant connection. However, the plants have a completely different set of social norms than the visitor is accustomed to.

A Table Game

A Table Game

Estonia, Spain, 2017, Nicolás Petelski Mesón    
Patience is a gift.

Muteum

Muteum

Estonia, Hong Kong SAR China, 2017, Äggie Pak Yee Lee    
In an Art Museum, we better learn well, from outer to inner, from deep to very deep, serious and sincerely.

Once in the Fields of Boredom

Once in the Fields of Boredom, "Ükskord igavuse väljadel"

Estonia, 2017, Teele Strauss    
A story about a couple whose life together has come to an end – they struggle with boredom. A film about boredom, existential void and yearning for something different. 

Moulinet

Moulinet

Estonia, 2017, Sander Joon   
After murdering a fellow, a fencer goes on a journey to find out what’s on the other end of the line.

Letting Go

Letting Go

Estonia, 2017, Ülo Pikkov
Our culture is based on stories. Stories make up our foundation. We can look at our lives as a story. Like stories, people can be tragic, some can be funny and some we do not understand at all. But what happens when these stories shouldn’t be told? Is it possible to let go of a story, to give it up? Is it possible to make a film about a girl whose only desire is to be rid of her story and forget it for good?

Pearfall

Pearfall

World Premiere
Estonia, 2017, Leonid Shmelkov
Beware of pearfall! It happens suddenly, so it is necessary to be prepared. This film is a detailed instruction how to behave in such cases.

5th Round

5th Round

World Premiere
Estonia, 2017, Leander Meresaar
A solitary boxer struggles with a past loss. A young rooster dies in a cockfight. Their coincidental meeting pushes the boxer back in the game.

An Old Man And An Old Woman. An Erzya Story

An Old Man And An Old Woman. An Erzya Story, "Taat ja memm. Ersa lugu"

Estonia, 2016, Ülo Pikkov
An old man and an old woman got into a tiff. The old man went fishing and did not want to go home. In response to the old woman’s prayers, the god Nishkepaz rotted the old man’s nets. He returned home, but the wife lamented, "We have nothing to eat!" The old man replied, "We’ve got fish in the barn, let’s sell it and buy bread, salt and mead!"

A Husband And A Wife. A Voitan Story

A Husband And A Wife. A Voitan Story, "Mees ja naine. Vadja lugu"

Estonia, 2017, Mait Laas
A wife went out to cut the rye, while the husband was at home sick. The man asked if the work would soon be finished and the wife replied that it would. The husband went out to check and saw that his wife was asleep and the work had just begun. The husband cut his sleeping wife’s hair off and smeared her head with tar.
The wife came home and asked the husband through the window, "Is your wife at home?" The husband replied that she was.
The wife cried, "The devil has exchanged me and I will always roam about as the devil’s wife!"

The Eyeless Hunter. A Khanty Story

The Eyeless Hunter. A Khanty Story, "Silmadeta jahimees. Handi lugu"

Estonia, 2017, Priit Pärn, Olga Pärn
A Khanty man went hunting but did not bring home any catch. A wife stealthily followed her husband into the forest. The hunter lay down, took his eyes out and said, “Semlek re-rem-rem”. The wife seized the husband’s eyes. The next day an elk was trotting by the camp. The hunter killed the elk. Later the hunter entered the conical tent where the wife secretly ate the meat. The wife thought that her brother-in-law had come and covered her face as it was the Khanty custom to avoid husband’s male relatives seeing the wife’s face. The wife complained that her husband was lazy and said that she had hidden his eyes in a box. They began to quarrel.