Documentary 2016


Documentary – Writing a Life

How is it to live in the country if you need to carry the water for everyday needs from town, your best friend is your sheep and everything you desire is to be a full-time poetess? Only one who knows that is Võike Kulmus, who lives in a little house in South Estonia and spends most of her day doing her daily chores. This observational documentary reveals the everlasting conflict of art and daily life.


Director: Reeli Reinaus (1977) is a folklorist and writer for children and youth. She graduated from the Tartu Academy of Theology, and received a Master’s degree in Estonian and comparative folklore from the University of Tartu. In 2018 Reinaus received a MA degree in Documentary Film at the Baltic Film, Media, Arts and Communication School of Tallinn University. Reinaus has worked at the University of Tartu and currently works at the Estonian Literary Museum. She has written more than 30 books for children and young adults, and has won numerous awards.