Veiko Õunpuu’s latest feature The Last Ones will be the opening film this Thursday, May 20 at Iceland’s Stockfish Film Festival. The film won Best Baltic Feature at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival last autumn and is still enjoying festival success. In April, it screened in the „Masters“ programme at the Moscow International Film Festival and was in competition at GoEast Film Festival. The fall in coronavirus cases allows Stockfish to happen as a physical festival at the Bíó Paradís cinema. The opening screening is invite only, however, The Last Ones will be available for the wider festival audience on May 25.
One hundred years of the Republic of Estonia
In 2018, one hundred years will have passed from the proclamation of Estonia as an independent, democratic republic. This is undoubtedly one of the most important and greatest milestones in our history with great meaning for us all. The centenary is a celebration for everyone and the perfect opportunity for us to join our efforts towards building a better future together.
Estonian filmmakers will also make a contribution to the celebration of this auspicious event. The 100th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia will be celebrated with five new feature films, one full-length animation, two documentaries and a ten-episode TV series, which will be released to audiences from March 2018 to February 2019.