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.


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.


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

Estonia, Spain, 2017, Nicolás Petelski Mesón

Patience is a gift.


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

"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.


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

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?


World PremiereEstonia, 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

World PremiereEstonia, 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

"Taat ja memm. Ersa lugu"

Estonia, 2016, Ülo PikkovAn 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!"

The Eyeless Hunter. A Khanty Story

"Silmadeta jahimees. Handi lugu"

Estonia, 2017, Priit Pärn, Olga PärnA

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.