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Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival celebrates its 22nd edition in 2018, running from November 16 to December 2.
This year the festival opened with the world premiere of Tom Lowe's Awaken.
The event also hosts the following sub-festivals:
Just Film - Children's films and youth films. POFF Shorts - Short films
The 2019 festival will run from November 15 to December 1.
View Films by Strand:
- Baltic Competition
- Estonian Film Competition
- Estonian Olympic Committee Sports Film Programme
- Fashion Cinema
- First Feature Competition
- Goethe-Institut Presents: New German film
- In Focus: 100-Year-Olds
- In Focus: Ingmar Bergman
- Just Film Child Rights Programme
- Just Film Children's Programme
- Just Film Children's Programme International Competition
- Just Film Doc @ Just
- Just Film Science 360 Programme
- Just Film Youth Programme
- Just Film Youth Programme International Competition
- Midnight Shivers
- Official Selection
- Opening and closing films
- Rebels With A Cause
- Screen International Critics' Choice
View previous years coverage of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival festival:
Black Nights Latest Reviews
A gangster and an actor in an opera company discover they are soulmates.
In the Kenyan bush, a crackdown on ivory poaching forces a silver-tongued second-generation poacher to seek out an unlikely ally in this fly-on-the-wall look at both sides of the conservation divide.
A young nobleman asks a peasant to help fake his own kidnapping.
A goatherd finds his life thrown out of balance by the arrival of his siblings and a stranger from the city.
Documentary about the two years leading to Yves Saint Laurent's final fashion collection.
From a young age, Jill has acted as the responsible adult in her small family. She cares for her loving but mentally unstable mother and her younger brother. The news that their estranged father will be visiting on Jill's birthday gives the children much needed hope.
A dark action comedy about a group of people brought together in the apartment of police detective Andrei: his resentful daughter, an angry thug and a cheated cop. Each one of them have a reason to want revenge.
Georg flees to Marseilles to escape the German army. Assuming a false identity, he tries to obtain passage on a ship bound for Mexico. But then he meets Marie and his plans change.
A Coptic leper and his orphaned apprentice leave the confines of the leper colony for the first time and embark on a journey across Egypt to search for what is left of their families.
Story of a family who become involved with the drugs trade.
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival Features
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival News
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
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