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.

The Tripoint (dir. Klára Řezníčková, Czech Republic 2011)

The Tripoint Wins Pavel Koutecky Award

13.06.2012 | jak | Articles

Filmmaker Klára Řezníčková received the 2012 Pavel Koutecký Award ...
Entangled (dir. Lidia Duda, Poland 2012)

Brief Report from Krakow

08.06.2012 | Zdeněk Blaha, Veronika Lišková | Articles

Measured by the sheer number and variety of events, Krakow surely ranks ...
Skalvija Cinema Center - Vilnius, Lithuania (photo credit: Skalvija)

Skalvija: A Loyal Trooper of Lithuanian Cinema

05.06.2012 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

While production houses in Eastern Europe fight to survive within new models ...
Two Nil (dir. Pavel Abrahám, Czech Republic 2012)

Competition Lineup at Karlovy Vary IFF

05.06.2012 | jak | Articles

Two Czech documentaries - Two Nil by Pavel Abrahám and Private Universe ...
Women with Cows (dir. Peter Gerdehag, Sweden 2011)

Horns, Dragons & Hobby Horses Handed Out at Krakow

04.06.2012 | jak | Articles

Sweden's Women with Cows by Peter Gerdehag won the Golden Horn Award for ...
Corridor #8 (D: Boris Despodov / P: Martichka Bozhilova, Bulgaria 2008)

Bulgarian Film Industry: A Long-lasting Struggle

31.05.2012 | Maša Marković | Articles

Bulgaria is emerging as an attractive filming location for Hollywood feature ...
The Boy Who Was a King (D: Andrey Paounov / P: Martichka Bozhilova, Bulgaria / Germany 2011)

Balkan Documentary Center: A House Apart

31.05.2012 | jak | Articles

An interview with Bulgarian producer Martichka Bozhilova about the genesis ...
DAYS, I See what I Saw and what I will See - Melik Ohanian - video installation

Berlin Documentary Forum 2

30.05.2012 | jak | Articles

At the second Berlin Documentary Forum (May 31 - June 3), international ...
Family Meals (dir. Dana Budisavljević, Croatia 2012)

Film of the Week: Family Meals

29.05.2012 | jak | Articles

In between their favourite dishes, Dana Budisavljević's family discuss ...
Sofia's Last Ambulance (dir. Ilian Metev, Bulgaria, Germany, Croatia 2012)

Sofia's Last Ambulance Scoops Award at Cannes

24.05.2012 | jak | Articles

Sofia's Last Ambulance by Bulgarian filmmaker Ilian Metev topped off its ...