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 Punk Syndrome (dir. Jukka Kärkkäinen, J-P Passi, Finland 2012)

Budapest Seminar for Projects on Minority Issues

25.04.2012 | jak | Articles

A two-day seminar organized May 11 - 12 in Budapest by Finnagora and Documentary ...
I Evolve / Un Homme presque parfait (dir. Cécile Denjean, France 2010)

Best Science Docs Awarded in Olomouc

23.04.2012 | jak | Articles

The best international and Czech science documentaries were awarded at ...
11 Floors of the Ideal (dir. Andrea Prenghyová, Czech Republic 2005)

Open Call for DOK.Incubator: Rough Cut Workshop

23.04.2012 | jak | Articles

DOK.Incubator is a new initiative that supports documentary projects in ...
25 from the 1960 or The Czechoslovak New Wave (dir. Martin Šulík, Czech Republic / Slovakia 2010)

25 from the 1960s Wins at Slovak Film Awards

17.04.2012 | jak | Articles

Martin Šulík's 25 from the 1960s or The Czechoslovak New Wave, a two-part ...
Songs from the Nickel (dir. Alina Skrzeszewska, Germany / USA 2010) - Astra Film Award International Competition - Astra Film Festival 2011

Astra Film Festival: Deadline April 30

16.04.2012 | jak | Articles

Astra Film Festival - Romanian International Documentary Film Festival ...
Voyage of the Continents: Oceania: The Tectonic Ring of Fire (dir. Chris Hooke, Canada / France 2012)

Academia Film Olomouc: Utopia, Dystopia & Science

11.04.2012 | jak | Articles

The 47th Academia Film Olomouc - International Festival of Science Documentary ...
The Border (dir. Jaro Vojtek, Slovakia 2009)

Disappearing Act: European Film Fest in NYC

11.04.2012 | jak | Articles

Disappearing Act IV - the fourth annual European Film Festival in New York ...
Headstrong (dir. Miroslav Janek, Czech Republic 2012)

It's All Czech in Pilsen + ZOOM:Poland, Martin Šulík

05.04.2012 | jak | Articles

The 25th Finale Plzen - Festival of Czech Films (April 22 - 28, 2012) will ...
Wiera Gran (dir. Maria Zmarz-Koczanowicz, Poland 2012)

Krakow: Dragon of Dragons Award for Třeštíková

04.04.2012 | jak | Articles

The 2012 Krakow Film Festival takes place May 28 - June 3 to present over ...
Stones (dir. Katarína Kerekesová, Slovakia 2010) - Cinema at the Border Film Festival 2011

Meeting at the Border: Deadline March 30

28.03.2012 | jak | Articles

Documentary filmmakers and producers from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, ...