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 Reluctant Revolutionary (dir. Sean McAllister, UK 2012)

I’ll eventually get back to Syria… Soon.

17.05.2012 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

An interview with British documentary filmmaker and journalist Sean McAllister ...
Solar Eclipse (dir. Martin Mareček, Czech Republic 2011)

Solar Eclipse Wins at Cronograf

17.05.2012 | jak | Articles

Cronograf - International Documentary Film Festival (May 10-15, Chisinau, ...
Two in Your House, Text: Elena Gremina, Teatr.doc, 2011 (credit: Vladimir Lupovskoy)

24 Dok, Teatr.doc, Razbezhkina School

16.05.2012 | Hana Rezková | Articles

One might think that Russia is a country that remains completely isolated ...
The Tundra Book. A Tale of Vukvukai, the Little Rock (dir. Aleksei Vakhrushev, Russia 2011)

Film of the Week: The Tundra Book. A Tale of Vukvukai, the Little Rock

15.05.2012 | jak | Articles

Aleksei Vakhrushev's The Tundra Book. A Tale of Vukvukai, the Little Rock ...
Back to the Square (dir. Petr Lom, Norway / Canada 2012)

One World Travels to Brussels

11.05.2012 | jak | Articles

May 14 - 23, 2012, One World International Human Rights Documentary Film ...
Salim Baba (dir. Tim Sternberg, USA 2007) - Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary Short

DocuWeeks Final Deadline

10.05.2012 | Articles

Each year in August, DocuWeeks secures theatrical exhibition in Los Angeles ...
The 16th Republic (The Last Russian Limousine) (dir. Daria Khlestkina, Russia)

Suspended in Time

09.05.2012 | jak | Articles

An interview with Russian filmmaker Daria Khlestkina about absurdity, old ...
The 16th Republic (The Last Russian Limousine) (dir. Daria Khlestkina, Russia)

Film of the Week: The 16th Republic (The Last Russian Limousine)

09.05.2012 | jak | Articles

A new order from the government after twenty years triggers a chain of ...
The World Before Her (dir. Nisha Pahuja, Canada / Germany / USA / UK) - Best Canadian Feature, Hot Docs 2012

Hot Docs Awards Summary

06.05.2012 | jak | Articles

Hot Docs (April 26 - May 6) came to a close on the weekend, honouring the ...
Mother (La mère, dir. Antoine Cattin, Pavel Kostomarov, Switzerland 2007)

Pavel Kostomarov and His Russian Tour de Farce

03.05.2012 | Kateřina Surmanová | Articles

Pavel Kostomarov started his filmmaking career as a cinematographer in ...