Tickets to international documentary festival in Tallinn go on sale ({{commentsTotal}})

The tickets of the international documentary film festival DocPoint Tallinn went on sale today. The 5-day festival, due to start in a week, on January 28, will premiere a record number of Estonian documentaries, alongside world's top creations.

The program includes a variety of films on music, sport, social issues, culture and nature.

The festival will open with a new Estonian release "Christ Lives in Siberia" by Jaak Kilmi and Arbo Tammiksaar.

It features Ulrich Seidl's new film "In the Basement", Debra Granik's "Stray Dog", and the highly anticipated "Citizenfour" by Laura Poitras. The film tells a story about Edward Snowden and the NSA surveillance programs, among tens of others.

Documentary fans can also watch Madli Lääne's "The Call of Silence" about deaf-mute missionaries, music documentary "Impromptu", and Kilmi's short doc "Littering Prohibited".

All 40 films included in the festival program will be shown in the original language with English subtitles.

The films will screen in Sõprus, Artis and Kosmos cinemas, from January 28 to February 1.

View the full program here.

Editor: M. Oll

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