Meet the Rebels of Cinema!
Entering its sophomore year, the competition programme Rebels with a Cause, showcasing films that experiment with form and rebel against conventional filmmaking tropes or political ideas.
The full programme of PÖFF is now unveiled!
Kitchen Filled with Cinema
Home lunches combining film and cuisine on November 25th – exciting contacts and engaging conversations with well-known filmmakers at your own home.
11 films to compete in the Baltic Competition programme of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
The Baltic Competition programme of PÖFF is being brought back to life this year, after a seven year hiatus.
Discover the focus programme of PÖFF22: the 100-year-olds!
Driven by Estonia’s 100th anniversary celebrations, the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival focuses on 12 countries that are celebrating their centenary this year, offering a rich retrospective with films made between 1958-1977.
The First Feature Competition programme tickets are on sale!
19 films by talented debuting film directors, representing 5 continents and a rich selection of genres and stories
The Official Selection tickets are on sale!
General ticket sale of the 19 films that will be competing for the Grand Prix of the 22nd Black Nights Film Festival has now begun
PÖFF unveils the first seven films in the First Feature Competition
Tallinn Black Nights has announced the first seven films that will be competing in the First Feature Competition programme of the festival, a section dedicated to screening the first feature-length films of the directors.
PÖFF Shorts announces competition titles for 2018!
From over 3000 submissions spanning 106 countries, the Black Nights Film Festival's sub-festival PÖFF Shorts has selected a total of 118 short films to the competition programmes, with 60 being animated shorts.
Meet the first competition titles of Official Selection 2018
PÖFF announces the first eight films competing in its Official Selection, the major competition programme of the festival, competing for the Grand Prix and several other prizes
PÖFF has been selected as a consulting organisation for the Asia Pacific Screen Awards
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (aka PÖFF) has been appointed as a consulting organisation for the 12th Asia Pacific Screen Awards to suggest nominees for the best Asian screen talents and films.
The highly anticipated AWAKEN opens the 22nd Black Nights Film Festival
The world premiere of AWAKEN, directed by Tom Lowe, produced by Terrence Malick and Godfrey Reggio takes place in Estonia, one of the 35 countries the epic was shot in.
There's a cool new pack in town!
PÖFF opened a member's club called Wolf Pack to build an international community for film fans
Three Tallinn Black Nights competition films have been selected as Oscar candidates
The 2017 Grand Prix-winner in the Official Selection of Black Nights, Kyrgyzstan’s Night Accident and two First Feature Competition entries - The Marriage from Kosovo and Secret Ingredient from Macedonia - have been selected as the respective countries’ proposals for the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award.
Black Nights mourns the loss of actor and screenwriter Dame Hill
Dame Hill, Australian actor and writer of Pawno, passed away on last Saturday.
The Marriage selected as Kosovo‘s Oscar candidate
The Kosovo-Albania co-production that world premiered at PÖFF last year, will enter the Oscar's race
Tartu Love Film Festival announces full lineup
Discover the film selection of the biggest open-air cinema in the Baltics, running from the 13th until the 18th of August.
The First Feature Competition films of 2017 - where are they now?
An overview of the journeys the films of last year's First Feature Competition have taken after PÖFF
HÕFF Rediscovers the Forgotten Pearls of Flemish Horror
As a continuation of the Black Nights Film Festival’s (PÖFF) popular Flemish focus, HÕFF takes a look at this Dutch-speaking Belgian region’s rich horror film tradition.
PÖFF opens a new competition programme
The new Baltic Competition programme will replace the former Estonian Competition
HÕFF Announces First Films
PÖFF programme entries win big at Academy Awards
Three films from the programme of last PÖFF won awards at the 90th Academy Awards ceremony.
Meet the European Genre Forum 2018 Projects
Vote for Tarkovsky’s unmade film to be realised as electronic opera!