DOKweb Content is a portal dedicated to East European documentary film. The news section provides up-to-date information on upcoming and just completed films, interviews with filmmakers and other documentary professionals, in-depth articles exploring the state of documentary filmmaking in various parts of the region, as well as insightful texts on current trends, funding, etc. The portal also boasts the largest published databases of completed and upcoming documentary films from Eastern Europe, an industry directory, as well as trailers and original video content. is IDF´s key online project that provides comprehensive details on all IDF´s activities and links them with general information service.
Institute of Documentary Film’s Activities
Founded in 2001, the INSTITUTE OF DOCUMENTARY FILM (IDF) is a non-profit training and networking centre based in Prague, Czech Republic, focused on the support of East European documentary films and their wider promotion. Our activities support filmmakers through all stages of completion – development, funding, production, post-production, and distribution. We aim at individual filmmakers (tailored consultations), groups of carefully selected professionals with projects or films (Ex Oriente Film, East European Forum, East Silver, Doc Launch, etc.), broader professional community (East Doc Platform), as well as the general public (portal We closely work with key int. festivals, broadcasters, distributors, sales agents, markets, or training initiatives and serve as the GATEWAY TO EAST EUROPEAN DOCUMENTARY FILM.
The Father (dir. Marat Sargsyan, Lithuania, 2012)

Krakow announced awards. The Father left with two.

04.06.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

Before the 53rd edition of Krakow Film Festival finished with its last ...
Igrushki (dir. Lina Luzyte, Lithuania, 2013)

Film of the Week: Igrushki

27.05.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

Eyes looking through the windows of the slowing carriages stare with disbelief ...
Flaheritiana Documentary Film Festival 2012

Entries Accepted at Flahertiana Film Festival

24.05.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

Flaheritiana Documentary Film Festival, held October 6 – 13 in Perm, ...
Hell and Back Again (dir. Danfung Dennis, USA, UK, Afghanistan, 2011)

Grierson 2013 Awards Open for International Docs

22.05.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

One of the world’s most prominent ceremonies recognizing quality documentary ...
On the Sea with Badjao (dir. Eliza Kubarska, UK, Poland)

Kickstart underwater doc On the Sea with Badjao

17.05.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

New Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign brings the opportunity to support ...
Children of Flamenco (dir. Kateřina Hager, Czech Republic, 2013)

Film of the Week: Children of Flamenco

14.05.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

Vibrating guitar strings, tightened vocal cords and an intense flow of ...
Docu Talents from the East deadline extended: May 20

Docu Talents from the East deadline extended: May 20

14.05.2013 | Articles

Jihlava IFF industry extends the deadline for Docu Talents from the East ...

DOK.Incubator: Leave the Paper, Let´s Pilot

13.05.2013 | Articles

DOK.Incubator presents an open forum about new methodology, used by award ...
Elektro Moskva (dir. Dominik Spritzendorfer, Elena Tikhonova, Austria, 2013)

Film of the Week: Elektro Moskva

06.05.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

Thousands of circuits, hundreds of knobs, nearly a century of history and ...
New Life (dir. Adam O'lha, Czech Republic, Slovakia, 2012)

Film of the Week: New Life

29.04.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

Surrounded only by women after his father had left the family, Adam O’lha, ...