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, INSTITUTE OF DOCUMENTARY FILM (IDF) is a non-profit training and networking centre based in Prague, Czech Republic, focused on the support of Central and East European creative documentary film and its wider promotion.

We work closely with Central and East European film directors and producers and provide in-depth development support for their projects as well as international promotion.

We also work with key international festivals, broadcasters, distributors, sales agents, markets, film institutions, film schools, MEDIA Desks, training programmes, national film centres and various film portals, and serve as the GATEWAY TO EAST EUROPEAN DOCUMENTARY FILM – an indispensable source of documentary projects and films from Central and Eastern Europe.

Stremt 89 (dir. Anda Pușcaș, Dragoș Dulea, Romania 2012) - Section: Confrontations

Rule Breakers and Students Meet at Fresh Film Fest

28.08.2012 | jak | Articles

The 9th Fresh Film Fest, an international festival for student and first ...
We Will Be Happy One Day (dir. Pawel Wysoczanski, Poland 2011)

Beyond Education: South Korea's EIDF

08.08.2012 | jak | Articles

The 9th EBS International Documentary Festival (EIDF) takes place August ...
Bells of Happiness (dir. Marek Šulík, Jana Bučka, Slovakia 2012)

Slovak Feature Docs at Cinematik

02.08.2012 | jak | Articles

Cinematik - Piešťany International Film Festival takes place September ...
With Fidel Whatever Happens (dir. Goran Radovanović, Serbia 2011)

14 Competition Films Unveiled for Flahertiana

30.07.2012 | jak | Articles

14 documentary films from around the world will be screened in competition ...
The Awra Amba Experience (dir. Paulina Tervo, UK) - Case Study @ DOK Leipzig 2011

DOK Leipzig Net Lab: Call for Cross-media Projects

30.07.2012 | jak | Articles

Until August 16, submissions are open for the 2nd DOK Leipzig Net Lab. ...
Prague (dir. Hana Třeštíková, 10 min, 2009)

Autumn in Jihlava with Emerging Producers

23.07.2012 | Articles

Emerging Producers, a new industry programme at the Jihlava International ...
Themerson & Themerson (dir. Wiktoria Szymanska, The Netherlands / England / France / Poland 2010)

Archidoc Workshop Seeks Archive-based Projects

17.07.2012 | jak | Articles

Archidoc, a workshop for archive-based documentaries run by La fémis, ...
Naoshima Utopia (dir. Claire Laborey, France) - presented at the 2011 Documentary in Europe

Documentary in Europe: Call for September Session

17.07.2012 | jak | Articles

The call for proposals for the coming Documentary in Europe Matchmaking ...
The Tundra Book. A Tale of Vukvukai, the Little Rock (dir. Aleksei Vakhrushev, Russia 2011)

Yerevan Fest Hands Out Golden & Silver Apricots

16.07.2012 | jak | Articles

5 Broken Cameras by Palestinian filmmaker/activist Emad Burnat and Israeli ...
Sofia's Last Ambulance (dir. Ilian Metev, Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, 2012)

DokuFest Awards: Sofia's Last Ambulance, Family Meals

16.07.2012 | jak | Articles

Sofia's Last Ambulance by Ilian Metev has been sweeping festival awards ...