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.

On the Sea with Badjao (dir. Eliza Kubarska, UK, Poland)

Kickstart underwater doc On the Sea with Badjao

17.05.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

New Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign brings the opportunity to support ...
Yallah! Underground (dir./prod. Farid Eslam, Czech Republic)

Film of the Week: Yallah! Underground

16.01.2012 | Magda Španihelová, jak | Articles

Filmmaker Farid Eslam started working on his documentary project Yallah! ...
Not My Land (dir. Alyona Surzhikova, Julia Ishakova, Sergei Trofimov, Estonia)

Keep an Eye on: Alyona Surzhikova & Sergei Trofimov

13.01.2012 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

Alyona Surzhikova and Sergei Trofimov are developing Not My Land, a documentary ...
Tomorrow You Will Leave (director Martin Nguyen, producer Arash T. Riahi, Austria)

Film of the Week: Tomorrow You Will Leave

02.01.2012 | jak | Articles

In Tomorrow You Will Leave, Austrian filmmaker Martin Nguyen retraces the ...
Belarusian Toys (director Lina Luzyte, producer Dagne Vildžiunaite, Belarus / Lithuania)

Toys with Polish, Russian and Belarusian Eyes

14.12.2011 | Hana Rezková | Articles

In Belarusian Toys, one of 14 projects that attended our yearlong workshop ...
Toys in Riga

Toys in Riga

12.09.2011 | Articles

This year’s Ex Oriente Film 2011 participant Lina Lužyte successfully ...
Film of the Week: Belgrade, Kosovo

Film of the Week: Belgrade, Kosovo

16.08.2011 | Articles

Prague’s FAMU alumni Marko Popović continues to work on his draft project ...
Close to Heaven (dir. Titus Faschina, Germany/Romania, 2010)

Thessaloniki Doc Fest 2011 Awards

23.03.2011 | jak | Articles

The 13th Thessaloniki Doc Fest (March 11 - 20) bestowed awards in multiple ...
Keep an Eye on: Pavel Abrahám and Tomáš Bojar

Keep an Eye on: Pavel Abrahám and Tomáš Bojar

21.05.2010 | Hana Rezková | Articles

Two years after completing Rapublic, Pavel Abrahám and Tomáš Bojar set ...