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.

Seven Docs in Contention for Koutecky Award

Seven Docs in Contention for Koutecky Award

30.05.2011 | jak | Articles

Presented annually to an outstanding Czech documentary film, the 2011 Pavel ...
The Argentinian Lesson (dir. Wojciech Staroń, Poland 2011) Golden Horn Award at Krakow FF 2011

Staron, Kloc, Lozinski Winners at Krakow Festival

30.05.2011 | jak | Articles

At the 51st Krakow Film Festival (May 23 - 29, 2011), The Argentinian Lesson ...
Argentinian Lesson (dir. Wojciech Staron, Poland 2011)

Krakow FF Documentary Competition

16.05.2011 | jak | Articles

Six East European documentaries - Argentinian Lesson, Invisible Strings: ...
Off the Beaten Track (dir. Dieter Auner, Ireland / Romania 2010)

DOK.FEST Delivers Docs to Munich

29.04.2011 | jak | Articles

The 26th DOK.fest Munich takes place May 4 - 11, 2011, presenting a variety ...
The Hardest of Choices (dir. Dagmar Smržová, Czech Republic 2010)

Best Documenntaries Collect Awards at Pilsen Fest

26.04.2011 | jak | Articles

The Hardest of Choices by Dagmar Smržová won the Golden Kingfisher Award ...
Czech Peace (dir. Filip Remunda, Vít Klusák, Czech Republic 2010)

Czech Paece Wins in Doha

26.04.2011 | jak | Articles

At the Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival (April 21 - 24, ...
Saving Edwards (dir. Dagmar Smržová, Czech Republic 2010)

Academia Film Olomouc 2011 - Best Science Docs

18.04.2011 | jak | Articles

Dagmar Smržová's documentary film Saving Edwards picked up two distinctions ...
The Last Day of Summer (dir. Piotr Stasik, Poland 2010)

Last Day of Summer Wins in Wiesbaden

15.04.2011 | jak | Articles

Piotr Stasik's The Last Day of Summer received the Documentary Award Remembrance ...
Cinematherapy (dir. Ivan Vojnár, Czech Republic 2010)

Pilsen Hosts 24th Festival of Czech Films

14.04.2011 | jak | Articles

Next to the many Czech features made over the past year, the 24th Finále ...
Chemistry: A Volatile History (BBC series, UK 2010)

AFO 2011 Chemistry made Tasty

06.04.2011 | jak | Articles

Academia Film Olomouc - the 46th International Festival of Science Documentary ...