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.

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 ...
Summer Film School Uherské Hradiště 2011

Romania, Terrorism at Summer Film School 2011

13.07.2011 | jak | Articles

Filmmakers Aki Kaurismäki, Emir Kusturica, Apichatpong Weerasethakul and ...
Ambulante 2011, Cuernavaca (photo: Ittai Flores, Ambulante Film Festival)

AMBULANTE 2012 - Enteries for Mexican DOC Fest

13.07.2011 | jak | Articles

The Ambulante Film Festival - a non-competitive documentary event that ...
Cinema Komunisto (dir. Mila Turajlić, Serbia 2010)

Best of Southeast Europe at Sarajevo Film Festival

13.07.2011 | jak | Articles

The Sarajevo Film Festival returns July 22 - 30, 2011 with a selection ...
Declaration of Immortality (dir. Marcin Koszalka, Poland 2010)

Koszalka´s Declaration Picks up Award in Karlovy Vary

10.07.2011 | jak | Articles

Marcin Koszalka's Declaration of Immortality took the Award for Best Documentary ...
Far from the City (dir. Maciej Cuske, Poland 2011)

New Horizons and Polish Documentaries

08.07.2011 | jak | Articles

In addition to a diverse programme lined with offbeat bits, such as the ...
Declaration of Immortality (dir. Marcin Koszalka, Poland 2010)

Film of the Week: Declaration of Immortality

04.07.2011 | jak | Articles

A famous Polish climber finds it hard to accept the gradual decline of ...
Regretters (dir. Marcus Lindeen, Sweden 2010) Prix Europa - Best TV Documentary 2010

Prix Europa 2011 Deadline

28.06.2011 | jak | Articles

The 25th edition of Prix Europa - European Broadcasting Festival - closes ...
Family Instinct (dir. Andris Gauja, Latvia 2010)

Family Instinct and Our School Win Silverdocs

27.06.2011 | jak | Articles

The Latvian documentary Family Instinct by Andris Gauja received the Sterling ...
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 ...