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Jaak Kilmi



Jaak Kilmi was born in 1973. He graduated from the Department of Culture of Tallinn Pedagogical University, majoring in directing. He has (co-) directed and produced a string of award-winning short films; a number of documentary films and two feature films. His films have received international recognition and have often been broadcasted abroad. Kilmi has acted as a member of the film commission of the Cultural Endowment of Estonia and the Estonian Film Board, and is a member of the Estonian Association of Film Journalists (the Estonian branch of FIPRESCI) since 1995. Since 2001 he teaches film directing at Estonian Art Academy and at the University of Tallinn.

A Living Force (58´, Estonsko, 2003)
Revolution of Pigs/ Sigade revolutsioon (94´, Estonia, 2004)
Elusive Miracle/ Tabamata ime (152´, Estonia, 2006)
The Art of Selling/ Müümise kunst (86´, Estonia, 2006)
Nazis and Blondes/ Fritsud ja Blondiinid (84´, Estonsko, 2008)
Disco & Atomic War/ Disko ja tuumasõda (80´, Estonia, Finland 2009)
The Revolution that Wasn't/ Revolutsioon, mida ei olnud (58´, Estonsko, 2008)
The New World/ The Uus Maailm (86´, Estonsko, 2011)


Disco and Atomic War

Disco and Atomic War (Orig.) / 2009 / Estonia / 78 min

Disco and Atomic War tells the story of a strange kind of information war, where a totalitarian regime stands face to face with the heroes of popular culture.





“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.

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- 16.1.2017 -

Charter 77

Charter 77

We commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Charter 77 by presenting documentary profiles of the signatories to this important initiative of anti-communist resistance. Learn more about the context of this historical event by means of an authentic film experience.

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- 10.1.2017 -

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

A bonus subscription to DAFilms.com is a present you will never get tired of thanks to its diversity. You can get it for your close ones or just for yourself.

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- 14.12.2016 -

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