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.

The Devil's Choice (dir. Monica Lazurean-Gorgan, Romania/Germany)

Film of the Week: The Devil´s Choice

16.03.2011 | jak | Articles

People in one of Europe's most polluted towns have a difficult decision ...
Brothers (director Wojciech Staroń / producer Malgorzata Staroń), Ex Oriente Film 2010

Film of the Week: Brothers

09.03.2011 | jak | Articles

Two old, strong-willed brothers are forced to start over at a time when ...
Cinema Komunisto (dir. Mila Turajlic, Serbia 2010, 100 min)

Film of the Week: Cinema Komunisto

28.02.2011 | jak | Articles

Cinema Komunisto (Doc Launch 2008, East Silver Caravan 2010) by Serbian ...
The Oath (dir. Laura Poitras, USA 2010)

Film of the Week: The Oatch

22.02.2011 | jak | Articles

Despite having garnered many awards over the last year, The Oath by Laura ...
Low-level Flight (dir. Jan Šikl, Czech Republic 2007)

Film of the Week: A Low-level flight

15.02.2011 | jak | Articles

A Low-level Flight is part of Jan Šikl's acclaimed archive documentary ...
The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceauşescu (dir. Andrei Ujică, Romania 2010)

Film of the Week: The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu

09.02.2011 | jak | Articles

The winner of numerous festival awards and since last week the best Romanian ...
Palavani (dir. Audrius Stonys, prod. Uldis Cekulis)

Film of the Week: Palavani

01.02.2011 | jak | Articles

Ramin aka Fantomas, an old man who was once a formidable wrestler, sees ...
You Too (dir. Pavel Kostomarov, Alexander Rastorguev)

Film of the Week: You Too

24.01.2011 | jak | Articles

Shot on hand-held cameras by a group of friends and scripted, edited and ...
Out of Reach (dir. Jakub Stozek, Poland 2010)

Film of the Week: Out of Reach

18.01.2011 | jak | Articles

Hope and disillusionment follow two teenage sisters who start planning ...