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, INSTITUTE OF DOCUMENTARY FILM (IDF) is a non-profit training and networking centre based in Prague, Czech Republic, focused on the support of Central and East European creative documentary film and its wider promotion.

We work closely with Central and East European film directors and producers and provide in-depth development support for their projects as well as international promotion.

We also work with key international festivals, broadcasters, distributors, sales agents, markets, film institutions, film schools, MEDIA Desks, training programmes, national film centres and various film portals, and serve as the GATEWAY TO EAST EUROPEAN DOCUMENTARY FILM – an indispensable source of documentary projects and films from Central and Eastern Europe.

A Flood in Baath Country (dir. Omar Amiralay, Syria 2003)

Syrian Filmamkers Call for Support in Petition

02.05.2011 | jak | Articles

Syrian filmmakers have published a petition that calls for the denouncement ...
Off the Beaten Track (dir. Dieter Auner, Ireland / Romania 2010)

DOK.FEST Delivers Docs to Munich

29.04.2011 | jak | Articles

The 26th DOK.fest Munich takes place May 4 - 11, 2011, presenting a variety ...
The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceauşescu (dir. Andrei Ujica, Romania 2010)

Ceausescu sold to BENELUX and USA

27.04.2011 | jak | Articles

The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu by Romanian filmmaker Andrei Ujică ...
The Hardest of Choices (dir. Dagmar Smržová, Czech Republic 2010)

Best Documenntaries Collect Awards at Pilsen Fest

26.04.2011 | jak | Articles

The Hardest of Choices by Dagmar Smržová won the Golden Kingfisher Award ...
Czech Peace (dir. Filip Remunda, Vít Klusák, Czech Republic 2010)

Czech Paece Wins in Doha

26.04.2011 | jak | Articles

At the Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival (April 21 - 24, ...
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 ...