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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
As an elderly couple who live in the traditions of their ancestors face the possibility of one of them dying, will the survivor be able to reconnect with their daughter?
A little girl survives a Nazi mass execution and hides in the disused chimney and struggles to survive.
A shop resisting gentrification.
A young wannabe milliner in Budapest meets a man connected to her past and begins to uncover family secrets.
Secrets resurface after a woman returns to her family's village for a wedding.
A stark landscape, unforgiving surroundings, gruelling work, and intense conflicts within the family circle – a vicious circle, the burden of which is only accentuated by the return of the youngest brother, who is to take the place of his sick father in this family of lumberjacks.
When her babysitter doesn’t show, a single mother is forced to leave her precocious five-year-old daughter with the girl’s estranged father for a long weekend.
When a man discovers he has cancer, he tries to trick death. As a disguise, he chooses to take the identity of a woman.
The story of a 14-year-old who becomes the third wife of a much older man in 19th Century Vietnam.
The true story of Carlos Acosta, a black Cuban dancer who rose from an impoverished childhood to find international acclaim as a ballet dancer with London's Royal Ballet.
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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