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The 24th edition of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival will be a hybrid event, running from November 13 to 29 due to the pandemic.
Festival director Tina Lokk said: “It is a miraculous feeling to announce such a large, and geographically, stylistically, and culturally diverse programme. We are truly living in strange times as the situation in the industry has been constantly changing, putting extra stress on everyone working in this business. Our hearts go out to everyone who was not able to hold their festivals this year. We hope that by screening a bigger selection than usual, we will at least provide the filmmakers with a platform to exhibit their work. And what marvellous, artistically pleasing and culturally diverse work it is."
View Films by Strand:
- 101 Estonian Films
- Baltic Film Competition
- Current Waves
- Environment Agency Environmental Film Programme
- Estonian Olympic Committee Sports Film Programme
- First Feature - Out Of Competition
- First Feature Competition
- In Focus: New German Cinema
- In Memory Of Zara Urushadze
- Just Film 20
- Just Film Children's Competition
- Just Film Children's Rights Programme
- Just Film Science 360
- Just Film Youth Competition
- Kinoff Main Programme
- Midnight Shivers
- Official Selection
- Rebels With A Cause
- Screen International Critics' Choice
- Special Screenings
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Black Nights Latest Reviews
An indigenous Australian family is torn apart by powerful white landowners, prompting fierce resistance.
August 2007. Isolated in his austere penthouse overlooking Central Park, obsessive Wall Street data analyst Richard Boca sees ominous patterns. His computer models are behaving erratically, as are the swarms of mosquitos breeding in his apartment, an infestation that attends his psychological meltdown.
Children are left to grandma’s without smartphones. Real life seems boring until they find instructions for kratt - magical creature who will do whatever its master says. All they have to do now, is to buy a soul from the devil...
It all starts off quite trivially, with a young married couple’s quarrel. The husband decides to get away with two friends on a fishing trip but mysterious events await them.
In upstate New York in the 1850s, Abigail begins a new year on the rural farm where she lives with her husband Dyer. But a friendship with the wife of a new neighbour leads to trouble.
The forester and bestselling author Peter Wohlleben opens our eyes to the hidden world of the woods.
A feature documentary about five people navigating the paradoxes of diet culture.
Joined on the soundstage by psychological and legal experts, the film crew unpacks the manipulative tactics that these child predators employ online, and illustrates how quickly such interactions often escalate to threats and blackmail.
A social media influencer begins to question her life.
Old friends Sam and Tusker go on a road trip to make the most of their time together two years after Tusker was diagnosed with early-onset dementia.