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.
Fortress, a story of a forgotten land will compete for the Lux Prize

Fortress, a story of a forgotten land will compete for the Lux Prize

22.07.2013 | bh | Articles

Another good news for the Czech documentary film comes from the 48th KVIFF: ...
Submit your documentaries and docu projects for IDFA 2013!

Submit your documentaries and docu projects for IDFA 2013!

22.07.2013 | bh | Articles

The greatest documentaries and filmmakers, discussions about the latest ...
Laila Pakalnina: A Great Retrospective One Click Away

Laila Pakalnina: A Great Retrospective One Click Away

16.07.2013 | zv | Articles

Doc Alliance Films has taken the effort to make another special documentary ...
Children of Flamenco (dir. Kateřina Hager, Czech Republic, 2013)

Film of the Week: Children of Flamenco

14.05.2013 | ok | Articles

Vibrating guitar strings, tightened vocal cords and an intense flow of ...
New Life (dir. Adam O'lha, Czech Republic, Slovakia, 2012)

Film of the Week: New Life

29.04.2013 | ok | Articles

Surrounded only by women after his father had left the family, Adam O’lha, ...
Fuck for Forest (dir. Michal Marczak, Poland, 2012)

Hot Docs celebrates 20th anniversary with record numbers

23.04.2013 | ok | Articles

Spring is on and the time has come for the major documentary event in North ...
Resettlement (dir. Filip Antoni Malinowski, Poland, 2012)

goEast reintroduces the East to the West

10.04.2013 | ok | Articles

Based in Wiesbaden, Germany, goEast film festival highlights Central and ...
Trains of Thoughts (dir. Timo Novotny, Austria, 2012)

Days of European Film

05.04.2013 | Articles

The 20th edition of Prague’s Days of European Film, an annual exhibition ...
Fotographed by: Bartosz Mrozowski

Michael Glawogger's Master Class online

20.03.2013 | Articles

Streaming portal Doc Alliance Films presents yet another not-to-miss opportunity: ...
Diary of a Pregnant Woman (dir. Agnès Varda, France, 1958)

Retrospective of Agnès Varda at DAFilms

04.02.2013 | tch | Articles

VoD portal DAFilms presents an online retrospective of legendary French ...