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.

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 ...
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)

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 ...
To Make a Long Story Longer: Czech Film Laws 1989-2011

To Make a Long Story Longer: Czech Film Laws 1989-2011

14.06.2012 | Zdeněk Blaha, Mütanta, Magda Španihelová | Articles

This is our -speech bubbles & googly eyes- take on the Czech film legislation ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Tripoint (dir. Klára Řezníčková, Czech Republic 2011)

10 Docs Nominated for Koutecky Award

23.05.2012 | jak | Articles

Ten documentaries have been picked by the jury to compete for the 2012 ...