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.

Igrushki (dir. Lina Luzyte, Lithuania, 2013)

Film of the Week: Igrushki

27.05.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

Eyes looking through the windows of the slowing carriages stare with disbelief ...
Flaheritiana Documentary Film Festival 2012

Entries Accepted at Flahertiana Film Festival

24.05.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

Flaheritiana Documentary Film Festival, held October 6 – 13 in Perm, ...
Hell and Back Again (dir. Danfung Dennis, USA, UK, Afghanistan, 2011)

Grierson 2013 Awards Open for International Docs

22.05.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

One of the world’s most prominent ceremonies recognizing quality documentary ...
On the Sea with Badjao (dir. Eliza Kubarska, UK, Poland)

Kickstart underwater doc On the Sea with Badjao

17.05.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

New Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign brings the opportunity to support ...
Children of Flamenco (dir. Kateřina Hager, Czech Republic, 2013)

Film of the Week: Children of Flamenco

14.05.2013 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

Vibrating guitar strings, tightened vocal cords and an intense flow of ...
Docu Talents from the East deadline extended: May 20

Docu Talents from the East deadline extended: May 20

14.05.2013 | Articles

Jihlava IFF industry extends the deadline for Docu Talents from the East ...

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 ...