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.


  • 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

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