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.
Declaration of Immortality (dir. Marcin Koszalka, Poland 2010)

Film of the Week: Declaration of Immortality

04.07.2011 | jak | Articles

A famous Polish climber finds it hard to accept the gradual decline of ...
Negative History of Hungarian Cinema (dir. Gyula Nemes, Hungary 2010)

Hungary Loses Magyar Filmunió

30.06.2011 | jak | Articles

Founded as Hungary's film promotion body in 1992, Magyar Filmunió closes ...
At the Edge of Russia | Michal Marczak | Poland | 2010

Films Have Become Illustrations

29.06.2011 | Zdeněk Blaha | Articles

The upcoming Karlovy Vary IFF will present several documentary films from ...
Jonathan Oppenheim at Ex Oriente Film session 2

Taking a Plunge

29.06.2011 | Jana Kadrevis, jak | Articles

Renowned US filmmaker and editor Jonathan Oppenheim was among the tutors ...
VINYL | Andrew Standen-Raz | Austria, UK | 2010

If You Listen to It As Music, Then It Is Music

29.06.2011 | Zdeněk Blaha | Articles

British writer, director and producer (Lush Films) Andrew Standen-Raz recently ...
Regretters (dir. Marcus Lindeen, Sweden 2010) Prix Europa - Best TV Documentary 2010

Prix Europa 2011 Deadline

28.06.2011 | jak | Articles

The 25th edition of Prix Europa - European Broadcasting Festival - closes ...
Family Instinct (dir. Andris Gauja, Latvia 2010)

Family Instinct and Our School Win Silverdocs

27.06.2011 | jak | Articles

The Latvian documentary Family Instinct by Andris Gauja received the Sterling ...
Katka (dir. Helena Třeštíková, Czech Republic 2010)

Makedox Award Goes to Katka

27.06.2011 | jak | Articles

Helena Třeštíková's documentary film Katka extended its already impressive ...
European filmmakers meet EU Budget Commissioner (photo: FERA)

Filmmakers Discuss Media with EU Commissioner

24.06.2011 | jak | Articles

June 17, 2011, European filmmakers met with Janusz Lewandowski, EU Commissioner ...
The New Life of a Family Album (dir. Adam Olha) - Ex Oriente Film 2010

Adam Olha´s Family Album in Production

22.06.2011 | jak | Articles

Slovak filmmaker Adam Olha is currently in the final stage of production ...