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.

Phnom Penh Lullaby (dir. Pawel Kloc, Poland 2011)

Film of the Week: Phnom Penh Lullaby

23.05.2011 | jak | Articles

Having recently appeared in the competitions of Visions du réel and Hot ...
Invisible Strings: The Talented Pusker Sisters (dir. Agnes Sós, Hungary 2010)

Film of the Week: Invisible Strings

17.05.2011 | jak | Articles

In Invisible Strings: The Talented Pusker Sisters, Hungarian filmmaker ...
Argentinian Lesson (dir. Wojciech Staron, Poland 2011)

Krakow FF Documentary Competition

16.05.2011 | jak | Articles

Six East European documentaries - Argentinian Lesson, Invisible Strings: ...
Occident (Abendland, dir. Nikolaus Geyrhalter, Austria 2010)

Occident Reaps Awards in the East

16.05.2011 | jak | Articles

Winners have been announced at the 8th Planete Doc Film Festival (May 6 ...
Heralds from the Big World (dir. Tatyana Soboleva, Russia, in development) PUMA.Creative Catalyst Awardee

PUMA.CREATIVE Catalyst Awardess + Q3 Call

12.05.2011 | jak | Articles

PUMA.Creative Catalyst Awards is an international documentary development ...
Cigarettes & Songs (dir. Marek Šulík, Jana Kovalčíková, Slovakia 2010)

Sheffield DOC/FEST in June: Maysles, Arts, LGBT, Doc/EU

11.05.2011 | jak | Articles

Taking place June 8 - 12, 2011, Sheffield Doc/Fest presents close to 120 ...
Ushio + Noriko (dir. Zachary Heinzerling, USA, in production) Cinereach Grant Recipient, Winter 2011

CINEREACH Summer Grant Cycle: June 9, 2011

11.05.2011 | jak | Articles

Cinereach Summer Grant Cycle is open until June 9, 2011. Fiction and non-fiction ...
Gorelovka (dir. Alexander Kviria, Georgia 2010)

Film of the Week: Gorelovka

10.05.2011 | jak | Articles

Alexander Kviria's documentary portrays a community in southern Georgie ...
Bhutto (dir. Duane Baughman, Johnny O'Hara, USA / UK 2010) UNAFF 2010

UNAFF Call for Enteries - Education as Human Right

10.05.2011 | jak | Articles

Entries are still accepted for the 14th United Nations Association Film ...
At the Edge of Russia (dir. Michal Marczak, Poland 2010)

Marczak´s Russia Among Hot Docs 2011 Award Winners

08.05.2011 | jak | Articles

Hot Docs 2011 (April 28 - May 8, 2011) announced the winners in its main ...