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Black Nights 2018 / Estonian Film Competition

Siim Tamm • Director of Between Covers

Interview: Siim Tamm • Director of Between Covers

"We had so little money that we were very restricted using it"

We sat down with Estonian director Siim Tamm, who screened his film Between Covers in the Estonian Film Competition at Tallinn's Black Nights  

10/12/2018 | Black Nights 2018 | Estonian Film Competition

Review: Portugal

Review: Portugal

Although sumptuously shot, Lauri Lagle’s feature debut can’t really decide what it wants to be when it grows up  

04/12/2018 | Black Nights 2018 | Estonian Film Competition

Review: Ahto. Chasing a Dream

Review: Ahto. Chasing a Dream

The winner of the Estonian Film Competition at Tallinn is the first feature-length documentary by Jaanis Valk, about a forgotten seafarer who was a star in his day  

03/12/2018 | Black Nights 2018 | Estonian Film Competition

Review: Fire Lily

Review: Fire Lily

This Estonian take on Rosemary’s Baby drifts into silliness, but finds a spirited lead in Ingrid Isotamm  

30/11/2018 | Black Nights 2018 | Estonian Film Competition

Liina Trishkina-Vanhatalo  • Director of Take It or Leave It

Interview: Liina Trishkina-Vanhatalo • Director of Take It or Leave It

"Being a parent goes beyond the simple notions of being a mother or father"

Liina Trishkina-Vanhatalo talks about her first feature film, Take It or Leave It, awarded at Arras and nominated to represent Estonia at the Oscars  

13/11/2018 | Black Nights 2018 | Estonian Film Competition

Review: Take It or Leave It

Review: Take It or Leave It

With her first feature, selected as the Estonian Oscar submission, Liina Trishkina-Vanhatalo reveals some very promising talent in her exploration of fatherhood  

08/11/2018 | Black Nights 2018 | Estonian Film Competition

Review: The Little Comrade

Review: The Little Comrade

Moonika Siimets' well-executed first feature employs a child’s perspective to focus on Soviet oppression in Estonia at the beginning of the 1950s  

08/11/2018 | Black Nights 2018 | Estonian Film Competition