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.

DOK.Incubator: Leave the Paper, Let´s Pilot

13.05.2013 | Articles

DOK.Incubator presents an open forum about new methodology, used by award ...
Elektro Moskva (dir. Dominik Spritzendorfer, Elena Tikhonova, Austria, 2013)

Film of the Week: Elektro Moskva

06.05.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

Thousands of circuits, hundreds of knobs, nearly a century of history and ...
New Life (dir. Adam O'lha, Czech Republic, Slovakia, 2012)

Film of the Week: New Life

29.04.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

Surrounded only by women after his father had left the family, Adam O’lha, ...
Fuck for Forest (dir. Michal Marczak, Poland, 2012)

Hot Docs celebrates 20th anniversary with record numbers

23.04.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

Spring is on and the time has come for the major documentary event in North ...
The Last Black Sea Pirates (dir. Svetoslav Stoyanov, Bulgaria, 2013)

Film of the Week: The Last Black Sea Pirates

22.04.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

It is like a fairy tale. A band of sun-dried, ganrly desperados live in ...
Finále Plzeň

New Industry in Pilsen

22.04.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

The 26th Festival of Czech Films - Finále Plzeň introduces an industry ...
Angelos Tsaousis @Emerging Producers 2012

Talented Producers Apply for Workshop in Jihlava

17.04.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

European documentary producers have another chance to emerge at a specialized ...
Sickfuckpeople (dir. Juri Rechinsky, Ukraine, 2012)

Film of the Week: Sickfuckpeople

15.04.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

With their careless childhood stolen by the slow-motion agony of drug addiction ...
Academia Film Olomouc 2013

AFO Industry 4 Science Programme

11.04.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

Academia Film Olomouc - 48th International Festival of Science Documentary ...
Resettlement (dir. Filip Antoni Malinowski, Poland, 2012)

goEast reintroduces the East to the West

10.04.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

Based in Wiesbaden, Germany, goEast film festival highlights Central and ...