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.

Katka (dir. Helena Třeštíková, Czech Republic 2010)

Makedox Award Goes to Katka

27.06.2011 | jak | Articles

Helena Třeštíková's documentary film Katka extended its already impressive ...
Pavel Koutecký Award Goes to Earhlings

Pavel Koutecký Award Goes to Earhlings

07.06.2011 | jak | Articles

Earthlings, Who Are You Voting for?, a documentary film by Linda Jablonská ...
Seven Docs in Contention for Koutecky Award

Seven Docs in Contention for Koutecky Award

30.05.2011 | jak | Articles

Presented annually to an outstanding Czech documentary film, the 2011 Pavel ...
The Argentinian Lesson (dir. Wojciech Staroń, Poland 2011) Golden Horn Award at Krakow FF 2011

Staron, Kloc, Lozinski Winners at Krakow Festival

30.05.2011 | jak | Articles

At the 51st Krakow Film Festival (May 23 - 29, 2011), The Argentinian Lesson ...
Occident (Abendland, dir. Nikolaus Geyrhalter, Austria 2010)

Occident Reaps Awards in the East

16.05.2011 | jak | Articles

Winners have been announced at the 8th Planete Doc Film Festival (May 6 ...
At the Edge of Russia (dir. Michal Marczak, Poland 2010)

Marczak´s Russia Among Hot Docs 2011 Award Winners

08.05.2011 | jak | Articles

Hot Docs 2011 (April 28 - May 8, 2011) announced the winners in its main ...
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, ...
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 ...