Rebels unleashed!

Rebels With A Cause is the festival section that showcases independent productions that offer original points of view, polemic opinions or interesting aesthetic pursuits for the demanding audience....

15 films to screen in the Baltic Competition programme

15 films that are representing the three Baltic states will be taking part in the Baltic Competition of #PÖFF23. The programme consists of nine features, five documentaries and one animation. The...

Tallinn Black Nights Special Screening in Helsinki

What does Tallinn have in common with cities like Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Shanghai and Tokyo? They are all among the 15 cities around the world that are home to an A-category film festival. The Tallinn...

October Special Screenings at Coca-Cola Plaza

In October, in anticipation of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, there will be two special screenings of Tartuff films at Coca-Cola Plaza. The screenings will be introduced by PÖFF’s programme team...

PÖFF unveils the first Official Selection titles

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces the first eight films that will be competing in the festival’s premiere competition programme – the Official Selection. The Official Selection...

The Intro: Welcome to PÖFF!

On a dark dark planet, there’s a dark dark land. In the dark dark land there’s a dark dark city. In the dark dark city, there’s a dark dark festival – the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival. Um…...

Calling For Volunteers!

We are looking for around 400 volunteers to help us organise the 23rd edition of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, the Black Nights Festival in Tartu and the newly launched KinoFF taking place...

Tartu becomes European Capital of Culture in 2024

Congratulations to the team of Tartu 2024! We are glad to share the news that Tartu will be one of the three European Capitals of Culture in 2024 with the other two still to be determined. As...

Tallinn is hunting for projects!

Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event is a platform for the audiovisual industry that is affiliated with the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, taking place concurrently with the festival every...

And the audience award of Tartuff goes to…

Finnish drama Stupid Young Heart and Italian comedy When Mom Is Away were the most popular films at the 14th Tartu Love Film Festival, both seen by a crowd of nearly 2300 people....

Roadtrip In A Nursing-Home-On-Wheels

Fanny Bräuning’s documentary The Journey – A Story of Love has just screened at the 14th Tartu Love Film Festival. It is a life-affirming roadmovie about the director’s...

Tartuff blog #4

From the hilarious happenings in an Italian family, where the father has been left alone with the kids, to much more disturbing Danish family ties. Yesterday evening had the audience...

Strong Emotions, Loud Music

Strong Emotions, Loud Music Anna Lillioja spoke with Jonathan McHugh whose film Long Live Rock just had its world premiere at the 14th Tartu Love Film Festival. Have you...

Tartuff Blog #3

Anna Lillioja is covering the events at the 14th Tartu Love Film Festival. ‘Who’s a Beatles’ fan?’ Almost all of the people at yesterday’s screening of Yellow Submarine raised their...

Tartuff Blog #2

Anna Lillioja is covering the events at the 14th Tartu Love Film Festival. DAY #3 Yesterday, the visitors of Tartuff were taken on a journey from the cradle to the grave as we...

HÕFF to screen two Swedish genre flicks

This may come as a surprise, but the biggest film exports from Sweden last year was a little disaster film called The Unthinkable. It is screening for the first time in Estonia at Haapsalu...

How well do you know Ingmar Bergman, the Writer?

Everybody knows of Ingmar Bergman The Filmmaker. Far less is known of the writing stage of his processes – even though his extensive and rich writing included screenplays, novels, short stories,...

Fade To Her Interview: Rea Lest

Rea Lest studied acting at the renowned Drama School of Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre. Since 2014, she has been performing on stages in Tallinn and Europe with Theatre NO99, an innovative theatre...

Fade to Her interview: Margaux Bonhomme

Born in 1974 in Paris, Margaux Bonhomme began taking pictures at the age of fourteen. She worked with Magnum and Rapho photographers who allowed her to discover the report, but it was through Cinema,...

In Numbers: Black Nights Film Festival 2018

The 22nd Black Nights Film Festival was a blast! Here’s an overview how it all went down in numbers: Number of attendances: 80 049Number of guests: 1161 (from 69 countries)Official feature-length...

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