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.

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 ...
VINYL (Tales from the Vienna Underground) - dir. Andrew Standen-Raz, Austria 2010

Film of the Week: Vinyl (Tales from the Vienna Underground)

11.04.2011 | jak | Articles

This Austrian documentary by Andrew Standen-Raz captures the ambivalent ...
Carmen (dir. François Roussillon, Opéra Comique Paris, France 2010) - Golden Prague ITF Czech Crystal 2010

Golden Prague TV Festival Call for Enteries

08.04.2011 | jak | Articles

The 48th Golden Prague International Television Festival (October 15 - ...
Dragan Wende - West Berlin

Dragan Wende at Nyon´s Docs in Progress

08.04.2011 | jak | Articles

The first edition of Docs in Progress that takes place April 10, 2011 as ...
Chemistry: A Volatile History (BBC series, UK 2010)

AFO 2011 Chemistry made Tasty

06.04.2011 | jak | Articles

Academia Film Olomouc - the 46th International Festival of Science Documentary ...
Disco & Atomic War (dir. Jaak Kilmi, Estonia 2009)

Assortment of Docs at 18th Days of European Film

06.04.2011 | jak | Articles

Scattered among almost 40 films, six documentaries are included in the ...
Out in the Silence (dir. Joe Wilson & Dean Hamer, USA 2010, Good Pitch North America 2009)

Good Pitch Europe: Call for Social Justice Film Projects

06.04.2011 | jak | Articles

Until May 27, 2011, filmmakers are encouraged to submit their social justice ...
Barzakh (dir. Mantas, Kvedaravičius, Finland, Lithuania 2011)

Film of the Week: Barzakh

05.04.2011 | jak | Articles

In Islamic thought, Barzakh is the barrier between the worlds of the living ...
The Castle (dir. Massimo D'Anolfi, Martina Parenti, Italy 2011)

Hot Docs with Italian Flavour

05.04.2011 | jak | Articles

Ten Italian documentaries will be screened in one of the many programmes ...