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, the INSTITUTE OF DOCUMENTARY FILM (IDF) is a non-profit training and networking centre based in Prague, Czech Republic, focused on the support of East European documentary films and their wider promotion. Our activities support filmmakers through all stages of completion – development, funding, production, post-production, and distribution. We aim at individual filmmakers (tailored consultations), groups of carefully selected professionals with projects or films (Ex Oriente Film, East European Forum, East Silver, Doc Launch, etc.), broader professional community (East Doc Platform), as well as the general public (portal We closely work with key int. festivals, broadcasters, distributors, sales agents, markets, or training initiatives and serve as the GATEWAY TO EAST EUROPEAN DOCUMENTARY FILM.
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 ...
Argentinian Lesson (dir. Wojciech Staron, Poland 2011)

Krakow FF Documentary Competition

16.05.2011 | jak | Articles

Six East European documentaries - Argentinian Lesson, Invisible Strings: ...
Cigarettes & Songs (dir. Marek Šulík, Jana Kovalčíková, Slovakia 2010)

Sheffield DOC/FEST in June: Maysles, Arts, LGBT, Doc/EU

11.05.2011 | jak | Articles

Taking place June 8 - 12, 2011, Sheffield Doc/Fest presents close to 120 ...