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.
For a While (dir. Wojciech Staroń, Poland 2005)

Wojciech Staron´s Latest Doc Slated to Premiere in Krakow

09.03.2011 | jak | Articles

Polish filmmaker Wojciech Staroń who received the Silver Bear for Outstanding ...
Run for Life (dir. Mladen Matičević, Serbia, Japan 2010)

7th ZAGREBDOX Handed Out Several Awards

09.03.2011 | jak | Articles

The 7th ZagrebDox (February 27 - March 6, 2011) awarded the IDFA winner ...
Zuzana Gindl-Tatárová (photo: Peter Procházka,

New Board President Joins Slovak Audiovisual Fund

09.03.2011 | jak | Articles

Zuzana Gindl-Tatárová has become the new board president of the Slovak ...
Brothers (director Wojciech Staroń / producer Malgorzata Staroń), Ex Oriente Film 2010

Film of the Week: Brothers

09.03.2011 | jak | Articles

Two old, strong-willed brothers are forced to start over at a time when ...
José Manuel Barroso - President of the European Commission

Barroso Dispels Concerns Over Media Programme

07.03.2011 | jak | Articles

President of the European Commission (EC) José Manuel Barroso has denied ...
North from Calabria (dir. Marcin Sauter, Poland 2009)

Thessaloniki Spotlight on Loznitsa, Třeštíková

06.03.2011 | jak | Articles

In addition to screening a number of East European documentaries, many ...
Katka (dir. Helena Třeštíková, Czech Republic 2010)

Katka Completes Awards Sweep

06.03.2011 | jak | Articles

Saturday, March 5 - After receiving the Czech Film Critics Award earlier ...
Trans Atlantic Partners 2010

Trans Atlantic Partners: Europe Meets North America

03.03.2011 | jak | Articles

The Erich Pommer Institut, Potsdam (Germany), Strategic Partners, Halifax ...

Documentary Campus at One World

28.02.2011 | jak | Articles

Documentary Campus is honoured to present a three-day industry event (March ...
Cinema Komunisto (dir. Mila Turajlic, Serbia 2010, 100 min)

Film of the Week: Cinema Komunisto

28.02.2011 | jak | Articles

Cinema Komunisto (Doc Launch 2008, East Silver Caravan 2010) by Serbian ...