This autumn, every second Saturday at Amalie Cinema, the best Estonian films will be shown. The screenings are free of charge and the films will be in Estonian with Russian subtitles. There will also be a pop-up cafe with tea and cakes. The film screenings are supported by the Estonian Cultural Capital Foundation and the Narva – the Autumn Capital of Estonia programme.
October 14th at 4:00 PM “Mushroom picking” (2012)
Toomas Hussar’s debut film is a horror-comedy about a politician who loses his way in a mushroom forest and in the social system.
October 28th at 6:00 PM “November” (2017)
Based on Andrus Kivirähk’s novel “Rehepapp ehk November,” this film is set in a pagan Estonian village where werewolves, the plague, and spirits roam.
November 11th at 6:00 PM “Autumn ball” (2007)
Inspired by Mati Unt’s novel of the same name, the film tells the story of six residents of a sleeping district who are all united by a sense of loneliness.
November 25th at 6:00 PM “Captain Volkonogov Escaped” (2021)
A joint Russian-Estonian-French production, the film is set in 1938 Russia during a period of massive political repression.
December 9th at 6:00 PM “The Temptation of St. Tony” (2009)
The film follows a man who, on his journey towards a cleaner conscience, encounters familiar Estonian archetypes and gradually loses his job, family, and eventually reality.
December 23rd at 12:00 PM “Phantom Owl Forest” (2018)
This family adventure film revolves around 10-year-old Eia, whose plans take an unexpected turn when a city girl is brought to a mysterious Southern Estonian farm for winter vacation.