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.
Six Degrees

In Six Steps from Poland to Mexico

25.07.2011 | kva | Articles

A new documentary about interpersonal relationships was presented in Karlovy ...
WCSFP 2010 (Dresden, Germany)

Science and Factual Producers to Meet in Paris

21.07.2011 | jak | Articles

The 2011 annual World Congress of Science & Factual Producers will ...
Run for Life (dir. Mladen Matičević, Serbia / Japan 2010)

Film of the Week: Run for Life

18.07.2011 | jak | Articles

Run for Life by Mladen Matičević follows three Ethiopian athletes who ...
Gypsy (feature, dir. Martin Šulík, awarded the Europa Cinemas Label at the 2011 Karlovy Vary IFF)

Europa Cinemas Accepting New Exhibitiors

13.07.2011 | jak | Articles

Europa Cinemas, a European network funded by the MEDIA Programme, is now ...
Summer Film School Uherské Hradiště 2011

Romania, Terrorism at Summer Film School 2011

13.07.2011 | jak | Articles

Filmmakers Aki Kaurismäki, Emir Kusturica, Apichatpong Weerasethakul and ...
Ambulante 2011, Cuernavaca (photo: Ittai Flores, Ambulante Film Festival)

AMBULANTE 2012 - Enteries for Mexican DOC Fest

13.07.2011 | jak | Articles

The Ambulante Film Festival - a non-competitive documentary event that ...
Cinema Komunisto (dir. Mila Turajlić, Serbia 2010)

Best of Southeast Europe at Sarajevo Film Festival

13.07.2011 | jak | Articles

The Sarajevo Film Festival returns July 22 - 30, 2011 with a selection ...
Declaration of Immortality (dir. Marcin Koszalka, Poland 2010)

Koszalka´s Declaration Picks up Award in Karlovy Vary

10.07.2011 | jak | Articles

Marcin Koszalka's Declaration of Immortality took the Award for Best Documentary ...
Far from the City (dir. Maciej Cuske, Poland 2011)

New Horizons and Polish Documentaries

08.07.2011 | jak | Articles

In addition to a diverse programme lined with offbeat bits, such as the ...
Documentary Campus Open for Submissions

Documentary Campus Open for Submissions

07.07.2011 | jak | Articles

Submissions are open for the 2012 Documentary Campus Masterschool. Each ...