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 Courage to Dream High

The Courage to Dream High

13.10.2014 | Tereza Šimíková | Articles

The films from DOK.Incubator will be present at all the important fall ...
57 World, International or European Premieres at This Year’s Jihlava IDFF

57 World, International or European Premieres at This Year’s Jihlava IDFF

09.10.2014 | Tomáš Stejskal, bh | Articles

This year, the traditional competition sections will offer a unique blend ...
Children of Flamenco (dir. Kateřina Hager, Czech Republic, 2013)

Film of the Week: Children of Flamenco

14.05.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

Vibrating guitar strings, tightened vocal cords and an intense flow of ...
New Life (dir. Adam O'lha, Czech Republic, Slovakia, 2012)

Film of the Week: New Life

29.04.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

Surrounded only by women after his father had left the family, Adam O’lha, ...
Finále Plzeň

New Industry in Pilsen

22.04.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

The 26th Festival of Czech Films - Finále Plzeň introduces an industry ...
Resettlement (dir. Filip Antoni Malinowski, Poland, 2012)

goEast reintroduces the East to the West

10.04.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

Based in Wiesbaden, Germany, goEast film festival highlights Central and ...
Czech parliment, November 26, 2012; official photo

New Czech cinema bill takes effect in January

19.12.2012 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

After president Klaus's second veto, the new cinema bill eventually gets ...
One World extended deadline: November 30

One World extended deadline: November 30

30.11.2012 | jak | Articles

One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival submission ...
Winter Go Away (dir. Marina Razbezkhina collective, Russia, 2012)

Documentary competition in Warsaw

08.10.2012 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

The 28th Warsaw Film Festival begins on October 12 and launches one of ...
Tomorrow Will Be Better (dir. Martin Přívratský, Czech Republic, 2012)

Film of the Week: Tomorrow Will Be Better

24.09.2012 | Articles

A generic documentary, rather exceptional attempt in the context of Czech ...