Jaak Kilmi (Estonia)

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.

Filmography

  • Külla tuli
    1997
  • The Human Camera
    1999
  • Kass kukub käppadele
    1999
  • Beauty of Fatherland
    2001
  • A Living Force
    2003
  • Revolution of Pigs / Sigade revolutsioon
    2004
  • Elusive Miracle / Tabamata ime
    2006
  • The Art of Selling / Müümise kunst
    2006
  • Nazis and Blondes / Fritsud ja Blondiinid
    2008
  • The Revolution that Wasn't / Revolutsioon, mida ei olnud
    2008
  • Disco & Atomic War / Disko ja tuumasõda
    2009
  • The New World / The Uus Maailm
    2011
  • Tallinna kilud
    2011
  • Underwater Flights
    2012
  • Christ Lives in Siberia / Kristus elab Siberis
    2015
  • Moest väljas
    2015
  • Sangarid
    2017

Doc Alliance Members

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