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.

Dragan Wende - West Berlin (dir. Lena von Muller, Dragan Petrovic, Germany / Serbia 2011)

Hot Docs: Southeast Europe, Rebels, Monsters & Other Docs

21.03.2012 | jak | Articles

At the 2012 Hot Docs (April 26 - May 6), documentaries from Southeast Europe ...
Sickfuckpeople (dir. Yuri Rechinsky, Ukraine / Austria 2011) - Docudays 2012 > DOCU/Short

Docudays UA: 50+ Films, Razbezhkina, Workshops

21.03.2012 | jak | Articles

Docudays UA - International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival takes ...
On Decency (dir. Radovan Síbrt, Czech Republic 2011)

Decent Like Us

19.03.2012 | Hana Rezková | Articles

An interview with Czech filmmaker Radovan Síbrt about public order and ...
On Decency (dir. Radovan Síbrt, Czech Republic 2011)

Film of the Week: On Decency

19.03.2012 | jak | Articles

Personal pronouns are the markers of dominance and bias in Radovan Síbrt's ...
Uku Ukai (dir. Audrius Stonys, Lithuania 2006)

ZagrebDox - 50 Docs Compete for Big Stamps

21.02.2012 | jak | Articles

The 8th ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival (February 26 ...
Trafacka - Temple of Freedom (dir. Saša Dlouhý, Roman Vávra, Czech Republic 2011)

Five Docs Nominated for Czech Lion Award

06.02.2012 | jak | Articles

Out of 17 Czech documentaries, five films have been nominated for the annual ...
Late Night Talks with Mother (dir. Jan Němec, Czech Republic 2001)

Trilobite Awards 2011: Solar Eclipse Grabs Another Win

28.01.2012 | jak | Articles

Martin Mareček, the director of the award-winning Solar Eclipse, was among ...
The Boy Who Was a King (dir. Andrey Paounov, Bulgaria/Germany 2011)

Nordic Films Meet Arab Spring in Göteborg

26.01.2012 | jak | Articles

Every year around this time, a red dragon hovers over the screenings, Nordic ...
Diana's List (dir. Dana Budisavljević, prod. Dana Budisavljević, Miljenka Čogelja, Croatia)

Diana's List Wins EAVE Award in Trieste

25.01.2012 | jak | Articles

The Croatian documentary project Diana's List (Ex Oriente Film 2011) produced ...
Yallah! Underground (dir./prod. Farid Eslam, Czech Republic)

Film of the Week: Yallah! Underground

16.01.2012 | Magda Španihelová, jak | Articles

Filmmaker Farid Eslam started working on his documentary project Yallah! ...