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.
Whores' Glory (upcoming title, dir. Michael Glawogger, Germany/Austria 2011, sales: The Match Factory)

European Sales Companies Establish New Body

31.03.2011 | jak | Articles

In order to face the current challenges and technology shifts in the market, ...
Gunnar Goes God (dir. Gunnar Hall Jensen, Norway 2010)

Doc Alliance Festivals Showcase 5 Films

28.03.2011 | jak | Articles

The five festivals associated under the Doc Alliance initiative - Visions ...
Olda (dir. Viera Čákanyová, Czech Republic 2010)

Film of the Week: Olda

28.03.2011 | jak | Articles

Picked by the Jihlava IDFF into the 2011 Doc Alliance Selection, Olda by ...
Ramin (dir. Audrius Stonys, Latvia / Georgia 2011)

East European Picks at Visions du Réel

25.03.2011 | jak | Articles

A bunch of East European documentaries have made it into the programme ...
Filmmakers Reassured After Meeting with Barroso

Filmmakers Reassured After Meeting with Barroso

23.03.2011 | jak | Articles

Following a meeting between Jose Manuel Barroso, President of the European ...
Close to Heaven (dir. Titus Faschina, Germany/Romania, 2010)

Thessaloniki Doc Fest 2011 Awards

23.03.2011 | jak | Articles

The 13th Thessaloniki Doc Fest (March 11 - 20) bestowed awards in multiple ...
Dimitri Eipides, Hanne Skjødt

EDN Award Goes to Thessaloniki

22.03.2011 | jak | Articles

Dimitri Eipides, Managing Director of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, ...
Digitalization of Czech Cinemas: New Round of Support

Digitalization of Czech Cinemas: New Round of Support

22.03.2011 | jak | Articles

The Czech Ministry of Culture has announced a new grant call for the digitization ...
Abendland (dir. Nikolaus Geyrhalter, Austria 2010)

Film of the Week: Abendland

21.03.2011 | jak | Articles

What processes keep on going at night and what might they reveal about ...
108 (dir. Renate Costa, Spain 2010)

One World 2011 Winners

18.03.2011 | jak | Articles

The 13th One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival ...