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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
View previous years coverage of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival festival:
Black Nights Latest Reviews
Profile of big-wave surfer Joana Andrade.
Jeanne, a shy young woman, works in an amusement park. Fascinated by carousels, she still lives at home with her mother. That’s when Jeanne meets Jumbo, the park’s new flagship attraction...
The struggle of a closeted young genderme.
Anthony is 80 years old. He lives alone in London and refuses the caregivers that his daughter tries to impose upon him. Yet his need for help is becoming more pressing.
Sam Ali, a young sensitive and impulsive Syrian, left his country for Lebanon to escape the war. He finds himself turned into a work of art by a tattoo artist...but at what cost.
Coming-of-age tale about a young skier who is drawn into an abusive relationship.
Dramatisation of the autobiographical experiences in the unforgiving First World War of teenager soldier Artūrs Vanags.
A UN translator in Srebrenica when the Serbian army takes over the town faces a difficult choice.
A hard-working brick factory worker faces the closure of his workplace and the fading of his dreams
A devout communist witnesses a government shooting during a strike - which changes her life forever.
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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