Special Issue 10: Estonian Cinema (March 2010)

Guest Editors: Eva Näripea, Ewa Mazierska, and Mari Laaniste

Eva Näripea is a PhD candidate at the Estonian Academy of Arts and a research fellow at the Estonian Literary Museum.
Ewa Mazierska is professor of contemporary cinema at the University of Central Lancashire.
Mari Laaniste is a research fellow at the Estonian Literary Museum.

Editorial:

Eva Näripea, Ewa Mazierska and Mari Laaniste: “Discovering Estonian Cinema”

Articles:

Lauri Kärk: "Estonian Film: From Bear Hunt to Autumn Ball. Notes on Estonian Film History"

Virve Sarapik: "Film Reception in Estonia in the Early 20th Century: From Fairground Shows and Conjurer Acts to Respectful Drawing-Room Entertainment"

Eva Näripea: "New Waves, New Spaces: Estonian Experimental Cinema of the 1970s"

Andreas Trossek: "Rhizome-Alphabet: Between Film and Art of Priit Pärn"

Mari Laaniste: "Conflicting Visions: Estonia and Estonians as Presented in the Cinema of 1990s and 2000s"

Ewa Mazierska: "Post-communist Estonian Cinema as Transnational Cinema"

Mari Laaniste and Leena Torim: "Apartment Blocks and Alienation: Tallinn’s Lasnamäe District in Autumn Ball"

Estonian-Polish Connections: The Case of Pirx

Ewa Mazierska: “My Great Estonian Adventure: An Interview with Marek Piestrak

Eva Näripea: “Transnational Spaces of Science Fiction: An Estonian-Polish coproduction The Test of Pilot Pirx (Test pilota Pirxa / Navigaator Pirx, 1978)

Reviews:

Kristiina Davidjants: Andres Sööt’s St. John’s Day (Jaanipäev, 1978)

Ellu Maar: Elmo Nüganen’s Names in Marble (Nimed marmortahvlil, 2002)

Elisabetta Girelli: Sulev Keedus’s Somnambulance (Somnambuul, 2003)

Andris Feldmanis: Jaak Kilmi and René Reinumägi’s Revolution of Pigs (Sigade revolutsioon, 2004)

Karlo Funk: Ilmar Raag’s The Class (Klass, 2007)

Margit Tõnson: Veiko Õunpuu’s The Temptations of St. Tony (Püha Tõnu kiusamine, 2009)

Contributors' details

All articles in this issue have been peer-reviewed.

Updated: 15 Mar 10