Small town girl from a minority family wins a job to watch every Estonian theatre show from 2018 – over 200 performances in 365 days. What will become her? Estonia is crazy about theatre. In October 2017 there's an announcement for a paid position to find someone who has never been to theatre before. The task – to watch and review every Estonian theatre production of 2018. From 450 job applicants 21-year-old small town girl Alissija is hired.
“Chasing Unicorns” (“Ükssarvik” in Estonian) is a hilarious new movie told from the perspective of Õie, a young woman from rural Estonia who stumbles into the Tallinn startup scene before trying to take on the world with her own tech company.
Mattias is a young talented photographer in his final year of secondary school, who has a dream to become a student of the Berlin Arts Academy. He unexpectedly falls in love with a wild redhaired beauty Hanna, who does not seem to take him seriously unless he proves to be just as adventurous and unpredictable as she is. Mattias risks his whole future breaking the law together with Hanna, but ends up destroying the girl he loves. Hanna appears to suffer from bipolar disorder, the most dangerous effects of witch are triggered by alkohol and drugs.
The collection consists of four new Estonian short feature films by young directors Helen Takkin, Edina Csüllög, Leeni Linna and Carlos E. Lesmes. Helen Takkin’s film "Elo" is about a wilful kid, whose only goal is to escape the repressions of her nursery school teachers. One day, however, new teacher Helena joins Elo’s class and her life changes completely. Screenwriters Margus Paju and Indra Feldman, cinematographer Heiko Sikka, producers Liisa Orav and Esko Rips. Produced by Nafta Films. Cast: Katriin Meribel Kungla, Kärt Tammjärv, Kaie Mihkelson, Henrik Kalmet and Liis Barkala.
The last year of WWII on Estonian turf. Men are fighting on the boarder of Europe and Russia. Some have been taken to the Red Army, some to Waffen SS. Today 70 years on, the filmmakers, try to show the hopes, aims and drama of these men and their loved ones as objectively as possible.