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.
Men Who Swim (dir. Dylan Williams, Sweden, UK 2010, 70 min)

Some of Your Energy Needed for One World 2011

24.02.2011 | jak | Articles

The 13th One World - International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival ...
Media Programme's Future Hangs in Balance

Media Programme's Future Hangs in Balance

23.02.2011 | jak | Articles

Several hundred signatories have already signed a petition in support of ...
The Oath (dir. Laura Poitras, USA 2010)

Film of the Week: The Oatch

22.02.2011 | jak | Articles

Despite having garnered many awards over the last year, The Oath by Laura ...
Forgotten Transports to Poland (dir. Lukáš Přibyl, Czech Republic 2009)

Forgotten Transport in Denmark

21.02.2011 | jak | Articles

Three parts of Lukáš Přibyl's acclaimed documentary series Forgotten ...
Matchmaking Mayor (dir. Erika Hníková, Czech Republic, Slovakia 2010)

Readers Award Matchmaking Mayor at Berlinale

19.02.2011 | jak | Articles

Matchmaking Mayor by Czech filmmaker Erika Hníková won the EUR 3,000 ...
Iranian Cookbook (dir. Mohammad Shirvani, Iran 2010)

Documentary Screening in Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod

15.02.2011 | jak | Articles

The Institute of Documentary Film and the Jihlava IDFF in cooperation with ...
Low-level Flight (dir. Jan Šikl, Czech Republic 2007)

Film of the Week: A Low-level flight

15.02.2011 | jak | Articles

A Low-level Flight is part of Jan Šikl's acclaimed archive documentary ...
Private Century - With Kisses from Your Love (dir. Jan Šikl, Czech Republic 2007)

Celebrate Valentine's with Doc Alliance Films

14.02.2011 | jak | Articles

Love, romance and passion with a twist best describe a special Valentine's ...
The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceauşescu (dir. Andrei Ujică, Romania 2010)

Film of the Week: The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu

09.02.2011 | jak | Articles

The winner of numerous festival awards and since last week the best Romanian ...
Hungary 1956

Amateur Footage for Archive Documentary Series

07.02.2011 | jak | Articles

CC&C Production, Paris, France, is looking for amateur footage that capture ...