[25.09.2007]

Ilmar Raag’s directorial debut “The Class”


Ilmar Raag
’s directorial debut The Class has been selected by the Estonian Oscar committee as the national candidate for the Academy Award shortlist in the Best Foreign Language Film category. Raag (39) has held various positions in the Estonian film and television industries and currently sits as the country’s representative at Eurimages. The Class won two awards at Karlovy Vary last July: a Special Mention in the East of the West competition and the Europa Cinemas Label.