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.
Lisbon Docs

Pitching at Lisbon Docs

26.08.2011 | kva | Articles

The annual pitching session Lisbon Docs is a great opportunity for you ...
Film of the Week: Pit no. 8

Film of the Week: Pit no. 8

23.08.2011 | ok | Articles

While their parents sunk deeper into alcoholism, the fifteen-year old Yura ...
Film of the Week: Belgrade, Kosovo

Film of the Week: Belgrade, Kosovo

16.08.2011 | ok | Articles

Prague’s FAMU alumni Marko Popović continues to work on his draft project ...
CINEMATIK.DOC, Seminars and Discussions in Piešťany

CINEMATIK.DOC, Seminars and Discussions in Piešťany

12.08.2011 | ok | Articles

There will be enough space for Slovakian documentary features among competition ...
East European Student Documentaries at Fresh Film Fest

East European Student Documentaries at Fresh Film Fest

10.08.2011 | ok | Articles

There are three short documentaries selected for Fresh Czech competition ...
Roma Rally (dir. Gábor Hörcher, Márton Horn, Hungary / Germany)

Documentary Film in Hungary: Lost in Transition?

27.07.2011 | Miklós Horváth | Articles

Why was the MMKA shut down? What does the future hold for Hungarian documentary ...
Twenty-four Films to be Shown in Oscar Qualifying Run

Twenty-four Films to be Shown in Oscar Qualifying Run

27.07.2011 | kva | Articles

Phnom Phen Lullaby by Pawel Kloc is one of the 17 feature documentary films ...
The Seamstresses (dir. Biljana Garvanlieva, Germany / Macedonia 2010)

Film of the Week: The Seamstresses

25.07.2011 | jak | Articles

Local men mostly hang around with a cigarette and a drink, while the women ...
Six Degrees

In Six Steps from Poland to Mexico

25.07.2011 | kva | Articles

A new documentary about interpersonal relationships was presented in Karlovy ...
Run for Life (dir. Mladen Matičević, Serbia / Japan 2010)

Film of the Week: Run for Life

18.07.2011 | jak | Articles

Run for Life by Mladen Matičević follows three Ethiopian athletes who ...