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 Devil's Choice (dir. Monica Lazurean-Gorgan)

Co-production Prize 2011: Nominations

20.01.2011 | jak | Articles

Monica Lazurean-Gorgan's documentary project The Devil's Choice is one ...
Out of Reach (dir. Jakub Stozek, Poland 2010)

Film of the Week: Out of Reach

18.01.2011 | jak | Articles

Hope and disillusionment follow two teenage sisters who start planning ...
Village without Women (dir. Srdjan Sarenac, Croatia, France 2010)

Village Without Women Premieres in France

18.01.2011 | jak | Articles

On Thursday, January 20, 2011, Village without Women will be screened at ...
Northern Light (dir. Sergei Loznitsa, France 2008, 52 min)

Loznitsa Retrospective in Lisbon

10.01.2011 | Articles

January 13 - 16, 2011 IndieLisboa hosts a complete retrospective dedicated ...
The Train Stop (dir. Sergei Loznitsa, Russia 2000)

Film of the Week: The Train Stop

10.01.2011 | Articles

The train whizzes through the landscape as the passengers slumber. Immovable ...
I Love You (dir. Pavel Kostomarov, Alexander Rastorguev)

Rotterdam's Bright Future for Russian Doc

08.01.2011 | jak | Articles

The 40th Rotterdam IFF (January 26 - February 6, 2011) has announced films ...
What's Going On? (dir. Penny Woolcock)

BRITDOC/PUMA Award Winners and New Call

06.01.2011 | jak | Articles

Armenian filmmaker Vardan Hovhannisyan is among the recipients of the latest ...
The World According to Ion B. (dir. Alexander Nanau, Romania 2009)

Film of the Week: The World According to Ion B.

04.01.2011 | Articles

A few years ago, Ion Barladeanu was an inconspicuous homeless alcoholic ...
King Mathias (dir. Milan Urbajs, Slovenia 2009)

Film of the Week: King Mathias

21.12.2010 | Articles

A strange Christmas-time saviour, or merely a homeless eccentric? Take ...
Film of the Week: Souvenirs - Healing After War

Film of the Week: Souvenirs - Healing After War

14.12.2010 | Articles

Souvenirs - Healing After War by Mara Pelecis recounts the story of the ...