The south is special. The south is wild. The South is full of artists of survival.

“Wild South” presents eight stories about Tartu and Southern Estonia. Among the eight authors, there are filmmakers whose roots are deep in Southern Estonia and those who looked at the region with completely fresh eyes. These are stories about the arts of survival – in this wildly enchanting region.

 Arts of Survival Documentaries is a part of the European Capital of Culture Tartu 2024 main programme.


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“Wild South” screening + Q&A with filmmakers

07. May, 2024 19:00 - 07. May, 2024 22:00 |

Cinema Sõprus

Check out the programme of Tartu 2024!

22. Oct 2023 | News

The European Capital of Culture Tartu 2024 has announced the cultural programme for next year!

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Photo journey: Jaan Tootsen “How to make a film with a goat?”

6. Oct 2023 | Jaan Tootsen | Photo journey

There are some thoughts that I have been carrying with me for a long time. Then a ray of light and a refreshing rain comes on these thoughts; a moment and a window of opportunity. Tartu 2024 Arts of Survival woke my thoughts and sprouted an acorn hidden in my grandmother’s medicine cabinet. I’ve been…

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