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.
Turn off the Lights (dir. Ivana Mladenovic, Romania 2012)

Turn Off the Lights Shines at Sarajevo Fest

16.07.2012 | jak | Articles

Turn Off the Lights by Ivana Mladenović, a documentary feature that follows ...
Sofia's Last Ambulance (dir. Ilian Metev, Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, 2012)

Still Soaring: Sofia's Last Ambulance Wins at KVIFF

07.07.2012 | jak | Articles

It was a big night for Sofia's Last Ambulance at Karlovy Vary IFF's award ...
Felvidek. The Land Behind (Vladislava Plančíková / Tomáš Kaminský / Terézia Mikulášová, Slovakia)

Four East European projects at DOK.Incubator Workshop

07.07.2012 | jak | Articles

The new initiative supporting documentary films in the post-production ...
Family Meals (dir. Dana Budisavljević, Croatia 2012)

DokuFest Kosovo Enters Second Decade

06.07.2012 | jak | Articles

Having established itself as a premier venue for Balkan documentaries and ...
Turn off the Lights (dir. Ivana Mladenovic, Romania 2012)

10 Feature Docs at Sarajevo Film Festival

28.06.2012 | jak | Articles

The Sarajevo Film Festival runs July 6 - 14, with its feature competition ...
A Cell Phone Movie (dir. Nedžad Begović, B&H 2011)

Argentinian Lesson Announced Best Doc in Skopje

25.06.2012 | jak | Articles

Argentinian Lesson by Wojciech Staroń won the best Creative Documentary ...
Argentinian Lesson (dir. Wojciech Staroń, Poland 2011)

Film of the Week: Argentinian Lesson

25.06.2012 | jak | Articles

Wojciech Staroń's documentary film Argentinian Lesson has struck a chord ...
Argentinian Lesson (dir. Wojciech Staroń, Poland 2011)

Silverdocs Plays It Safe with Music Docs and Hits

14.06.2012 | jak | Articles

Private Century by Helena Třeštíková and Argentinian Lesson by Wojciech ...
Blockade (dir. Igor Bezinovic, Croatia 2012)

Balkan Onions Sprouting at MakeDox

14.06.2012 | jak | Articles

The 3rd MakeDox - Macedonia's Creative Documentary Film Festival runs June ...
Tonia and Her Children (dir. Marcel Łoziński, Poland 2011)

Marcel Łoziński - The Rule of Rules: Hurt No One

14.06.2012 | Kateřina Surmanová | Articles

I make documentary films as a way to earn a living, declared Marcel Łoziński ...