"Enclave" starts as a poignant and intense coming-of-ager, but a major stylistic and narrative shift in the final act damages the good will and credibility accumulated up until that point.
Versatile actress Mirtel Pohla appears in three new Estonian films this year, all of which are competing for the Tridens Estonia prize at the Black Nights Film Fest. In the hit children's film…
Estonia's first-ever foreign language Oscar nomination for "Tangerines" earlier this year should intensify the attention paid to the country's 2015 submission, gritty war epic "1944." Helmed by Elmo…
Leading Estonian production company Amrion, founded in 2003 by Riina Sildos, a former a film critic and managing director of the Estonian Film Foundation, is playing a big part during the Tallinn…
As the Tallinn Black Nights festival continues until Nov. 29, its Industry@Tallinn program unspools unique features, such as Soundscapes, which spotlights five Estonian composers who will present…
The Tallinn Black Nights Festival kicked off Nov. 13 with film and other events focused on not only the Baltic region but also worldwide art cinema and indies. The organizers are also unveiling…
Elmo Nuganen's gritty war epic provides a harsh perspective on the country's painful 20th-century history.
Danish helmer Nicole Horanyi certainly found a true character in the charismatic Motley, who mixes savvy and sang-froid, along with an appealingly straightforward way of speaking.
Rigorously shot in long takes, eschewing standard narrative beats and withholding key narrative information, "Citizen" is constructed like a puzzle, but one that doesn't quite satisfy even when…
An arrogant LA business consultant with a penchant for whisky and one night stands gets a comeuppance of sorts — and ultimately regains a piece of his soul — when he returns to his Midwest roots to…
Three O. Henry-esque stories from contempo Tehran are woven together with mixed results in the drama "Wednesday, May 9," the debut feature of multi-hypenate Vahid Jalilvand.