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.

Paparazzi (dir. Piotr Bernaś, Poland 2011)

Paparazzi Up for European Film Award

28.09.2011 | jak | Articles

Paparazzi by Polish documentary filmmaker Piotr Bernaś is among fifteen ...
Katka (dir. Helena Třeštíková, Czech Republic 2010)

Katka and Pit No. 8 at Mexico´s DOCSDF

23.09.2011 | jak | Articles

For several years now, Mexico has been enjoying a documentary renaissance. ...
WCSFP Unveils Emerging Markets Bursary Program

WCSFP Unveils Emerging Markets Bursary Program

23.09.2011 | jak | Articles

The World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP) has come up ...
The Seamstresses (dir. Biljana Garvanlieva, Germany / Macedonia 2010)

Film of the Week: The Seamstresses

25.07.2011 | jak | Articles

Local men mostly hang around with a cigarette and a drink, while the women ...
Run for Life (dir. Mladen Matičević, Serbia / Japan 2010)

Film of the Week: Run for Life

18.07.2011 | jak | Articles

Run for Life by Mladen Matičević follows three Ethiopian athletes who ...
Summer Film School Uherské Hradiště 2011

Romania, Terrorism at Summer Film School 2011

13.07.2011 | jak | Articles

Filmmakers Aki Kaurismäki, Emir Kusturica, Apichatpong Weerasethakul and ...
Cinema Komunisto (dir. Mila Turajlić, Serbia 2010)

Best of Southeast Europe at Sarajevo Film Festival

13.07.2011 | jak | Articles

The Sarajevo Film Festival returns July 22 - 30, 2011 with a selection ...
Declaration of Immortality (dir. Marcin Koszalka, Poland 2010)

Koszalka´s Declaration Picks up Award in Karlovy Vary

10.07.2011 | jak | Articles

Marcin Koszalka's Declaration of Immortality took the Award for Best Documentary ...
Far from the City (dir. Maciej Cuske, Poland 2011)

New Horizons and Polish Documentaries

08.07.2011 | jak | Articles

In addition to a diverse programme lined with offbeat bits, such as the ...
Documentary Campus Open for Submissions

Documentary Campus Open for Submissions

07.07.2011 | jak | Articles

Submissions are open for the 2012 Documentary Campus Masterschool. Each ...