One hundred years of the Republic of Estonia 

In 2018, one hundred years will have passed from the proclamation of Estonia as an independent, democratic republic. This is undoubtedly one of the most important and greatest milestones in our history with great meaning for us all. The centenary is a celebration for everyone and the perfect opportunity for us to join our efforts towards building a better future together. 
Estonian filmmakers will also make a contribution to the celebration of this auspicious event. The 100th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia will be celebrated with five new feature films, one full-length animation, two documentaries and a ten-episode TV series, which will be released to audiences from March 2018 to February 2019.

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For the first time two films from Estonia are competing for Oscars

A special committee led by Estonian Film Institute (EFI) has voted for submitting a national epic Truth and Justice, adapted and directed by Tanel Toom, as the candidate for the Academy Award for Best International Feature Film. In addition, for the first time, Estonia is also represented by a documentary feature due to the automatic submission right given by the Karlovy Vary festival win for Ksenia Okhapkina’s Immortal.

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Estonian films win two prizes at Karlovy Vary film festival

The 54th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF), held from June 28th through July 6th, had two wins in store for Estonian films: with the world premiere at KVIFF, the documentary feature Immortal by Ksenija Okhapkina won the Grand Prix for the best documentary, and feature film Scandinavian Silence by Martti Helde won Europa Cinemas Label prize.
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