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Kino! and Retro-kino! fortnightly Estonian films at Sydney Estonian House

“Sydney Eesti Selts has revamped its kino program for 2022. Kino! and Retro-kino! are fortnightly screenings of contemporary and classic Estonian film screened at Estonian House. Exploring new themes every fortnight & paired with a short film, “Kino!” focuses on new, experimental film whilst retro-kino! looks back critically at Estonian cinema made between 1912-1991. Kino! program seeks to create a fun and engaging platform for people to engage with Estonian film and enjoy the company and thoughts of others.”

retro-kino! – 19th June

  • Omad / True (2018)
  • Hukkunud Alpinisti Hotell / Dead Mountaineer’s Hotel (1979)

kino! – 3rd July

  • Jää / Ice (2017)
  • Vehkleja / The Fencer (2015)

retro-kino! – 17th July

  • Laenatud naene / The Borrowed Wife (1913)
  • Härmävidäjä (2021)
  • Keskpäevane praam / The Midday Ferry (1967)

kino! – 7th August

  • Kolm Päeva Augustis / Three August Days (2018)
  • Eesti Matus / Estonian Funeral (2021) OR Nullpunkt / Zero Point (2014) – TBC

retro-kino! – 14th August

  • Karujaht Pärnumaal / Bear Hunt in Pärnu (1914)
  • Kaleidoskoop / Kaleidoscope (2014)
  • Hullumeelsus / Madness (1969)

Doors open from 5:00pm with films starting around 5:30pm. Tickets will be able to be pre-purchased online via TryBooking or at the bar on the night. Estonian-style toasties and drinks will be available for purchase. Tickets cost $10 for Estonian society members and $15 for non-members. Every film includes English subtitles. You can view the proposed movie schedule on our Trybooking page. Visit the TryBooking site here: 

More information and updates for each event will be released closer to the date in the Sydney Estonian Society’s monthly email. Please contact for more information.

By Kristi Barrow

Loves all things Estonian. Especially Crafters Elderflower gin. Aussie born.