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.
Baltic Support for New Projects, Producers and Scriptwriters

Baltic Support for New Projects, Producers and Scriptwriters

22.11.2012 | tch | Articles

11th Baltic Event, the largest regional film market in North-Eastern Europe, ...
Argentinian Lesson (dir. Wojciech Staroń, Poland, 2011)

Pravo Ljudski: Human Rights Docs Awarded in Sarajevo

20.11.2012 | tch | Articles

Last week, one of the significant documentary film festivals of the region ...
Disease of the Third Power (dir. Zuzana Piussi, Slovakia, 2011)

Film of the Week: Disease of the Third Power

19.11.2012 | tch | Articles

Citizens of the Slovak Republic are walking behind a coffin, carrying a ...
Disease of the Third Power (dir. Zuzana Piussi)

Documentarist on Trial for Her Film about the Court

15.11.2012 | tch | Articles

Renowned Slovak documentarist Zuzana Piussi has sparked off a debate on ...
Tomorrow (dir. Andrey Gryzaev, Russia, 2012)

Record audience at CPH:DOX watched ambulance and subway

15.11.2012 | ok | Articles

There is one more good reason to celebrate after the festival's tenth edition ...
East European Delegation at IDFA

East European Delegation at IDFA

14.11.2012 | ok | Articles

As every year, Institute of Documentary Film enables selected Central and ...
DOK.Incubator films at top European festivals

DOK.Incubator films at top European festivals

13.11.2012 | Articles

DOK.Incubator, a training initiative aimed at rough cuts entering ditribution, ...
Judicial Harassment of the Bir-Duino Festival Programme

Judicial Harassment of the Bir-Duino Festival Programme

12.11.2012 | har | Articles

The end of September saw in the Kyrgyz city Bishkek within International ...
Lisa, Go Home! (dir. Oksana Buraja, Estonia, Lithhuania, 2012)

East Europeans score big time at DOK Leipzig

09.11.2012 | ok | Articles

The 55th edition of the top German documentary & animation event in ...
The Ambassador (dir. Mads Brügger, Dennmark, 2011)

Ex Oriente Film grand Saturday: Mads Brügger and Mandy Rose

25.10.2012 | ok | Articles

Institute of Documentary Film brings two renowned guests to Jihlava: Danish ...