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.

Pit No. 8 (dir. Marianna Kaat, Estonia / Russia 2010)

Watch Docs Winners - Special Flight, Pit No. 8, Belarusian Dream

20.12.2011 | jak | Articles

The 11th Watch Docs (December 8 - 18, 2011, Warsaw) presented the main ...
Solar Eclipse (dir. Martin Mareček, Czech Republic 2011)

Czech Film Critics Awards: 3 Nominated Docs

19.12.2011 | jak | Articles

Choosing out of 21 Czech documentary features released in cinemas in 2011, ...
Shadow Girl (dir. Maria Teresa Larrain, Chile)

10 New PUMA.Creative Catalyst Award Winners

04.12.2011 | jak | Articles

PUMA.Creative in partnership with Channel 4 BRITDOC Foundation awarded ...
Doctors (dir. Tomasz Wolski, Poland 2011)

Golden Frog from Plus Camerimage Goes to Doctors and Paparazzi

04.12.2011 | jak | Articles

Plus Camerimage (Nov 26 - Dec 3, 2011), a Polish international film festival ...
Barzakh (dir. Mantas Kvedaravičius, Finland / Lithuania 2011)

Tallinn Black Nights Awards Barzakh and Animals

01.12.2011 | jak | Articles

The Best Film Award of the Tridens Baltic Feature Film Competition at the ...
Argentinian Lesson (dir. Wojciech Staroń, Poland 2011)

DOK Leipzig: Silver Dove Lands in Poland

23.10.2011 | jak | Articles

Argentinian Lesson by Polish filmmaker Wojciech Staroń received the Silver ...
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 ...
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 ...
Regretters (dir. Marcus Lindeen, Sweden 2010) Prix Europa - Best TV Documentary 2010

Prix Europa 2011 Deadline

28.06.2011 | jak | Articles

The 25th edition of Prix Europa - European Broadcasting Festival - closes ...
Family Instinct (dir. Andris Gauja, Latvia 2010)

Family Instinct and Our School Win Silverdocs

27.06.2011 | jak | Articles

The Latvian documentary Family Instinct by Andris Gauja received the Sterling ...