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Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

22nd Edition

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

where:Tallinn, Tartu (Estonia)
when:November 16th - December 2nd, 2018
address:Telliskivi 60A
10412 Tallinn
tel:+372 631 46 40
fax:+372 631 46 44
deadline:August 17th, 2018
entry form:Submission at Filmfreeway

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival is an unique event combining a feature film festival with the sub-festivals of animated films, student films and children/youth films. The festival aims to present Estonian audiences a comprehensive selection of world cinema in all its diversity with the emphasis on European films, providing a friendly atmosphere for interaction between the audience, Estonian filmmakers and their colleagues from abroad.
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival consists of the main programme, four sub-festivals and a film and co-production market:
Black Nights Film Festival main programme - International competition programme EurAsia and Baltic feature film competition. Informative side programmes include fiction and documentary features from previous 2 years, retrospective of a filmmaker, genre or studio, and focus on a country.
Student and Short Film Festival Sleepwalkers - International competition of student films from previous 3 years - fiction, documentary or animation films; national competition of Estonian short films. Special programme of the first works of renown film-makers, selection of a film school and selection of a film festival. Film school.
Animation Film Festival Animated Dreams - Competition of short animations from previous 3 years. Additional non-competitive programmes include a retrospective of a filmmaker and focus on a country.
Children and Youth Film Festival Just Film - Competition of children's films and youth films. Non-competitive special programmes.
Nokia Mobile Phone Film Festival MOFF - Competition of short films made with mobile phones.
During the festival also Baltic Event film and co-production market takes place, which screens the newest feature films from the Baltic countries along with a co-production market open for projects from the Baltics, Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and Scandinavia.

  • Caina by Stefano Amatucci: First Features Competition

  • Colombi by Luca Ferri: Sleepwalkers

  • Fire at Sea by Gianfranco Rosi: Screen International Critics’ Choice

  • For a Son by Suranga Deshapriya Katugampala: Forum

  • Seven Days by Rolando Colla: Main Competition