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.

Doctors (dir. Tomasz Wolski, Poland, 2011)

Film of the Week: Doctors

10.10.2011 | Articles

Tomasz Wolski filmed the documentary with an intention to let the everyday ...
Argentinian Lesson (dir. Wojciech Staroň, Poland 2011)

DOK Leipzig 2011 – Poland Goes to South America and Asia

05.10.2011 | jak | Articles

It comes as no surprise that Polish documentaries dominate among East European ...
Luxembourg in Eastern Europe for 19 Days

Luxembourg in Eastern Europe for 19 Days

05.10.2011 | Articles

Since today, CinÉast festival immerses the capitol of Luxembourg into ...
East European Applications for Visions Sud Est Fund

East European Applications for Visions Sud Est Fund

30.09.2011 | Articles

Twice a year, the Swiss fund Visions Sud Est calls African, Asian, Latin ...
Paparazzi (dir. Piotr Bernaś, Poland 2011)

Paparazzi Up for European Film Award

28.09.2011 | jak | Articles

Paparazzi by Polish documentary filmmaker Piotr Bernaś is among fifteen ...
Crulic - The Path to Beyond (dir. Anca Damian, Romania/Poland, 2011)

Film of the Week: Crulic – The Path to Beyond

26.09.2011 | Articles

A supposedly innocent man, imprisoned by Polish government, died in 2008. ...
Katka (dir. Helena Třeštíková, Czech Republic 2010)

Katka and Pit No. 8 at Mexico´s DOCSDF

23.09.2011 | jak | Articles

For several years now, Mexico has been enjoying a documentary renaissance. ...
WCSFP Unveils Emerging Markets Bursary Program

WCSFP Unveils Emerging Markets Bursary Program

23.09.2011 | jak | Articles

The World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP) has come up ...
Lost Workd (dir. Gyula Nemes, Hungary/Finland, 2008)

More Light Shed on Hungarian Film Support

22.09.2011 | Articles

Hungarian filmmakers are given some particular outlines of the long awaited ...
Film of the Week: Darkhead

Film of the Week: Darkhead

19.09.2011 | Articles

Based on the worn out premise of a life on the street, the Iranian-born ...