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.
Punk in Africa / Keith Jones / CZ, RSA / 2011

Film of the Week: Punk in Africa

08.08.2011 | Articles

Although its form does not break away from traditional patterns of music ...
Director Mila Turajlic with sponsor Alison Mercer

The Winner Documentary Cinema Komunisto

04.08.2011 | Articles

The 8th annual ceremony of the London-based FOCAL International Awards ...
Plus Camerimage: Call for Enteries

Plus Camerimage: Call for Enteries

02.08.2011 | kva | Articles

Plus Camerimage, an international film festival dedicated to the art of ...

Last Chance to Submit Your Documentary to IDFA

01.08.2011 | kva | Articles

August 1, 2011 is the deadline for documentaries completed after April ...
Roma Rally (dir. Gábor Hörcher, Márton Horn, Hungary / Germany)

Documentary Film in Hungary: Lost in Transition?

27.07.2011 | Miklós Horváth | Articles

Why was the MMKA shut down? What does the future hold for Hungarian documentary ...
Twenty-four Films to be Shown in Oscar Qualifying Run

Twenty-four Films to be Shown in Oscar Qualifying Run

27.07.2011 | kva | Articles

Phnom Phen Lullaby by Pawel Kloc is one of the 17 feature documentary films ...
The Seamstresses (dir. Biljana Garvanlieva, Germany / Macedonia 2010)

Film of the Week: The Seamstresses

25.07.2011 | jak | Articles

Local men mostly hang around with a cigarette and a drink, while the women ...
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 ...