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 Boy Who Was a King (D: Andrey Paounov / P: Martichka Bozhilova, Bulgaria / Germany 2011)

Balkan Documentary Center: A House Apart

31.05.2012 | jak | Articles

An interview with Bulgarian producer Martichka Bozhilova about the genesis ...
DAYS, I See what I Saw and what I will See - Melik Ohanian - video installation

Berlin Documentary Forum 2

30.05.2012 | jak | Articles

At the second Berlin Documentary Forum (May 31 - June 3), international ...
Family Meals (dir. Dana Budisavljević, Croatia 2012)

Film of the Week: Family Meals

29.05.2012 | jak | Articles

In between their favourite dishes, Dana Budisavljević's family discuss ...
Sofia's Last Ambulance (dir. Ilian Metev, Bulgaria, Germany, Croatia 2012)

Sofia's Last Ambulance Scoops Award at Cannes

24.05.2012 | jak | Articles

Sofia's Last Ambulance by Bulgarian filmmaker Ilian Metev topped off its ...
The Tripoint (dir. Klára Řezníčková, Czech Republic 2011)

10 Docs Nominated for Koutecky Award

23.05.2012 | jak | Articles

Ten documentaries have been picked by the jury to compete for the 2012 ...
Sofia's Last Ambulance (dir. Ilian Metev, Bulgaria, Germany, Croatia 2012)

Film of the Week: Sofia's Last Ambulance

21.05.2012 | jak | Articles

This week, Ilian Metev's documentary film Sofia's Last Ambulance is among ...
Solar Eclipse (dir. Martin Mareček, Czech Republic 2011)

Solar Eclipse Wins at Cronograf

17.05.2012 | jak | Articles

Cronograf - International Documentary Film Festival (May 10-15, Chisinau, ...
The Tundra Book. A Tale of Vukvukai, the Little Rock (dir. Aleksei Vakhrushev, Russia 2011)

Film of the Week: The Tundra Book. A Tale of Vukvukai, the Little Rock

15.05.2012 | jak | Articles

Aleksei Vakhrushev's The Tundra Book. A Tale of Vukvukai, the Little Rock ...
Back to the Square (dir. Petr Lom, Norway / Canada 2012)

One World Travels to Brussels

11.05.2012 | jak | Articles

May 14 - 23, 2012, One World International Human Rights Documentary Film ...
The 16th Republic (The Last Russian Limousine) (dir. Daria Khlestkina, Russia)

Suspended in Time

09.05.2012 | jak | Articles

An interview with Russian filmmaker Daria Khlestkina about absurdity, old ...