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.
How Are You Doing, Rudolf Ming? (dir. Roberts Rubins, Latvia 2010)

Film of the Week: How Are You Doing, Rudolf Ming?

26.04.2011 | jak | Articles

Rudolf is a teenage boy with a penchant for making his own peculiar animations... ...
Poste Restante (dir. Marcel Lozinski, Poland 2008)

Five Films by Marcel Łozinski on Doc Alliance Films

20.04.2011 | jak | Articles

Five documentary films by renowned Polish filmmaker Marcel Łozinski are ...
Congo in Four Acts (dir. Dieudo Hamadi, Divita wa Lusala, Kiripi Katembo Siku, South Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2010) - Supported by Jan Vrijman Fund

Jan Vrijman Fund Looking for Projects

19.04.2011 | jak | Articles

IDFA's Jan Vrijman Fund is now looking for proposals for creative documentaries ...
Saving Edwards (dir. Dagmar Smržová, Czech Republic 2010)

Academia Film Olomouc 2011 - Best Science Docs

18.04.2011 | jak | Articles

Dagmar Smržová's documentary film Saving Edwards picked up two distinctions ...
Roma Rally (d: Gábor Hörcher, Márton Horn / p: Marieke Bittner, Marcell Iványi, Germany / Hungary)

Film of the Week: Roma Rally

18.04.2011 | jak | Articles

The 2011 Robert Bosch Stiftung Co-production Prize for best documentary ...
Kruzenshtern (dir. Maciej Cuske, Poland 2009, Dragon Forum 2006)

Dragon Forum Deadline Soon

18.04.2011 | jak | Articles

Filmmakers may submit their applications for the 2011 Dragon Forum final ...
Roma Rally (d: Gábor Hörcher, Márton Horn / p: Marieke Bittner, Marcell Iványi, Germany / Hungary)

Bosch Foundation Award Goes to Roma Rally Team

15.04.2011 | jak | Articles

Roma Rally, a German-Hungarian project (d: Gábor Hörcher, Márton Horn ...
The Last Day of Summer (dir. Piotr Stasik, Poland 2010)

Last Day of Summer Wins in Wiesbaden

15.04.2011 | jak | Articles

Piotr Stasik's The Last Day of Summer received the Documentary Award Remembrance ...
Cinematherapy (dir. Ivan Vojnár, Czech Republic 2010)

Pilsen Hosts 24th Festival of Czech Films

14.04.2011 | jak | Articles

Next to the many Czech features made over the past year, the 24th Finále ...
At the Edge of Russia (dir. Michal Marczak, Poland 2010)

Visions du Réel 2011: Special Mention for Marczak

14.04.2011 | jak | Articles

Michal Marczak's feature documentary At the Edge of Russia received a Special ...