Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2019

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Dive: Rituals In Water and The Kingmaker
American Mirror (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Arthur Balder; Writer: Arthur Balder; Stars: Susan Sarandon, Tigran Tsitoghdzyan, Florence Faivre, Hilary Rhoda, Ashley Hinshaw, Julianne Wainstein, Padma Lakshmi, Sirey Morán, Maria Colla, Bella Jazmin de la Guia, Nonna de Saint, Alexandra Edelman, Natalie Golba, Karin Hanssen, Nadia Kazakova)
Susan Sarandon and Armenian painter Tigran Tsitoghdzyan discuss time and identity.
California Dreaming (Country: Luxembourg; Year: 2019; Director: Fabrizio Maltese; Writer: Fabrizio Maltese; Stars: Jean-Paul Leblanc, Jennifer Wood, Norm Hill, Vic Carmona, Brenda Daverin, Richard Daverin, Carolinda Batiste, Ron Fleming, Jean-Paul Leblanc, Jennifer Wood, Norm Hill, Vic Carmona, Brenda Daverin, Richard Daverin, Carolinda Batiste)
An exploration of California City - the 3rd largest city by area, but which is now more of a ghost town than a population centre.
The Cave (The Cave (Syria)) (Country: Syria, Denmark, Germany, Qatar, USA; Year: 2019; Director: Feras Fayyad; Writer: Alisar Hasan, Feras Fayyad; Stars: Amani Ballour, Salim Namour)
Documentary about an underground Syrian hospital and its staff
Dive: Rituals In Water (Country: Iceland; Year: 2019; Director: Elín Hansdóttir, Hanna Björk Valsdóttir, Anna Rún Tryggvadóttir)
Portrait of Icelandic pioneer Snorri Magnusson, who has been patiently teaching babies to float and paddle for over 25 years.
Honeyland (Country: Republic of Macedonia; Year: 2019; Director: Tamara Kotevska, Ljubomir Stefanov)
When nomadic beekeepers break Honeyland's basic rule (take half of the honey, but leave half to the bees), the last female beehunter in Europe must save the bees and restore natural balance.
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Space Dogs and Honeyland
iHuman (Country: Finland; Year: 2019; Director: Satu-Lotta Rannisto; Writer: Niko Sjöholm; Stars: Janina Berman, Saija-Reetta Kotirinta, Henry Pöyhiä, Nea Corner, Janina Berman, Saija-Reetta Kotirinta, Henry Pöyhiä, Nea Corner)
Exploring the artificial intelligence revolution and its implications.
The Kingmaker (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Lauren Greenfield; Writer: Lauren Greenfield; Stars: Imelda Marcos)
Documentary about the Marcos family and Imelda's continued influence on politics in the Philippines.
The Longest Wave (Country: Austria; Year: 2019; Director: Joe Berlinger; Writer: Joe Berlinger; Stars: Laird Hamilton, Gerry Lopez, Martin Lenny, Robert Richman, John DeCesare, Robby Naish, Jace Panebianco, Kai Lenny, Tyler Hamlet, Jason Polakow, Eric Sterman, Pete Cabrinha, Lilikoi Hazelaar-Naish, Randy Naish, Miguel Vegas Van Oordt)
World champion windsurfer Robby Naish aims to surf the world's longest wave.
One Child Nation (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Jialing Zhang and Nanfu Wang)
After becoming a mother, a filmmaker uncovers the untold history of China’s one-child policy and the generations of parents and children forever shaped by this social experiment.
The Revenge Of The Diva (Country: Sweden; Year: 2019; Director: Gustav Ahlgren, Emelie Jönsson)
Soprano Siv Wennberg - who was accused of being a diva in younger years - plots a comeback in her seventies.
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iHuman and The Cave
Scheme Birds (Country: Sweden, UK; Year: 2018; Director: Ellen Fiske, Ellinor Hallin; Writer: Ellen Fiske, Ellinor Hallin)
As her childhood turns into motherhood, teenage troublemaker Gemma comes of age in her fading Scottish steel town. But in a place where “you either get knocked up or locked up,” innocent games can easily turn into serious crime.
Space Dogs (Country: Austria, Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Elsa Kremser, Levin Peter; Writer: Elsa Kremser, Levin Peter; Stars: Aleksey Serebryakov, Aleksey Serebryakov)
According to myth, Laika, the first dog sent to space, returned to earth as a ghost that has roamed Moscow since... this film is told from the perspective of her descendants, two street dogs in today's city.
State Funeral (Country: Netherlands, Lithuania; Year: 2019; Director: Sergey Loznitsa; Writer: Sergey Loznitsa)
Documentary based on footage from March 5 - 9, 1953, when the USSR mourned and buried Joseph Stalin.
Talking About Trees (Country: France, Sudan, Chad; Year: 2019; Director: Suhaib Gasmelbari; Writer: Suhaib Gasmelbari; Stars: Suleiman Ibrahim, Ibrahim Shaddad, Suleiman Ibrahim, Ibrahim Shaddad)
In an attempt to revive an old cinema in Sudan, four friends encounter insurmountable resistance.
Where Are You, Adam? (Country: Ukraine, Greece; Year: 2019; Director: Alexander Zaporoshchenko)
A look at the life of one of the monasteries of Holy Mount Athos.

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