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.

Family Instinct (dir. Andris Gauja, Latvia 2010)

Family Instinct and Our School Win Silverdocs

27.06.2011 | jak | Articles

The Latvian documentary Family Instinct by Andris Gauja received the Sterling ...
Katka (dir. Helena Třeštíková, Czech Republic 2010)

Makedox Award Goes to Katka

27.06.2011 | jak | Articles

Helena Třeštíková's documentary film Katka extended its already impressive ...
The Declaration of Immortality (dir. Marcin Koszałka, Poland 2010)

Moscow IFF to Launch Documentary Competition

22.06.2011 | jak | Articles

The seven-film lineup of the newly introduced documentary competition at ...
Bakhmaro (dir. Salome Jashi, Georgia, Germany 2011)

Bakhmaro, Edge of Russia and Family Instinct at Silverdocs

20.06.2011 | jak | Articles

The 9th Silverdocs (June 20 - 26, 2011) will screen more than 100 docs ...
Marija's Own (dir. Željka Sukova, Croatia 2011)

46th Karlovy Vary IFF Unveils Documentary Lineup

17.06.2011 | jak | Articles

The Croatian documentary musical Marija's Own has made it into the East ...
Autumn Gold (dir. Jan Tenhaven, Austria/Germany 2010)

MAKEDOX Peeling Docs for Macedonia

13.06.2011 | jak | Articles

MakeDox - the onion festival is back (June 15 - 24, 2011), bringing some ...
Our School (dir. Mona Nicoară, Miruna Coca-Cozma, USA / Switzerland 2011)

10th Transilvania Fest to Open in Cluj and Sibiu

01.06.2011 | jak | Articles

Several documentaries that in the past attended some of our activities ...
Cigarettes and Songs (dir. Marek Šulík, Jana Kovalčíková, Slovakia 2011)

Film of the Week: Cigarettes and Songs

31.05.2011 | jak | Articles

Professional and amateur musicians join forces to record old Roma songs ...
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 ...
Invisible Strings: The Talented Pusker Sisters (dir. Agnes Sós, Hungary 2010)

Film of the Week: Invisible Strings

17.05.2011 | jak | Articles

In Invisible Strings: The Talented Pusker Sisters, Hungarian filmmaker ...