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 16th Republic (The Last Russian Limousine) (dir. Daria Khlestkina, Russia)

Film of the Week: The 16th Republic (The Last Russian Limousine)

09.05.2012 | jak | Articles

A new order from the government after twenty years triggers a chain of ...
The World Before Her (dir. Nisha Pahuja, Canada / Germany / USA / UK) - Best Canadian Feature, Hot Docs 2012

Hot Docs Awards Summary

06.05.2012 | jak | Articles

Hot Docs (April 26 - May 6) came to a close on the weekend, honouring the ...
Invisible Crimes (dir. Wim Wenders, Spain 2007)

DOK.fest Munich Honours Wenders, Civil Resistance

03.05.2012 | jak | Articles

The 27th DOK.fest München (May 2 - 9) looks back at the uber-successful ...
Life in Stills (dir. Tamar Tal, Israel 2011)

Film of the Week: Life in Stills

01.05.2012 | jak | Articles

A feisty 96-year-old lady and her grandson embark on a long battle to save ...
Love in the Grave (dir. David Vondráček, Czech Republic 2011)

Love in the Grave Takes Main Award at Finále Plzeň

30.04.2012 | jak | Articles

Finále Plzeň - Festival of Czech Films (April 22 - 28) announced winners ...
Sofia's Last Ambulance (dir. Ilian Metev, Bulgaria, Germany, Croatia 2012)

Sofia's Last Ambulance at Critics' Week in Cannes

25.04.2012 | jak | Articles

The only documentary in this year's selection, Sofia's Last Ambulance by ...
Film of the Week: Dragan Wende - West Berlin

Film of the Week: Dragan Wende - West Berlin

24.04.2012 | jak | Articles

Dragan Wende - West Berlin delves into the world of an old pimp and king ...
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 ...
The Power of Emotion (dir. Alexander Kluge, Germany 1983)

Screening Series: Alexander Kluge in Prague

19.04.2012 | jak | Articles

Alexander Kluge in Prague, a series of film screenings organized May 17 ...
Workingman's Death (dir. Michael Glawogger, Austria / Germany 2005)

Michael Glawogger Retrospective in NYC

19.04.2012 | jak | Articles

The first U.S. retrospective of films by Austrian filmmaker Michael Glawogger ...