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.
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 ...
Themerson and Baluty Among Awardees in Warsaw

Themerson and Baluty Among Awardees in Warsaw

09.12.2010 | Articles

Themerson & Themerson by Wiktoria Szymanska won the 1st Award of the ...
74 Square Meters (dir. Tiziana Panizza and Paola Castillo, Chile 2010, co-produced by ITVS)

ITVS International Call 2011 Deadline

25.11.2010 | Articles

The International Call funding initiative was created by ITVS to give US ...
Man-Horse (dir. Audrius Mickevičius, Lithuania 2008)

Doc Alliance Films Offers Lithuanian Freebies

24.11.2010 | Articles

Until Sunday, November 28, several Lithuanian documentaries by Arunas Matelis, ...
International Emmy Goes to Ion B.

International Emmy Goes to Ion B.

23.11.2010 | Articles

At the award gala in New York last night, The World According to Ion B. ...
Film of the Week: At the Edge of Russia

Film of the Week: At the Edge of Russia

16.11.2010 | Articles

Doing military service in the northernmost part of Russia, several soldiers ...
October Country (dir. Michael Palmieri, Donal Mosher, USA 2009, Cinereach grant recipient 2008)

Cinearch Deadline: December 1

12.11.2010 | Articles

Cinereach, a US non-profit production company and foundation, is still ...
Rabbit a la Berlin on DVD

Rabbit a la Berlin on DVD

11.11.2010 | Articles

November 9, 2010 - on the 21st anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall ...
Family Ties and the Power od Reenactiment

Family Ties and the Power od Reenactiment

10.11.2010 | Zdeněk Blaha, Hana Rezková | Articles

At the end of October, Family Instinct by Latvian filmmaker Andris Gauja ...