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.
Tomorrow (dir. Andrey Gryazev, Russia, 2012)

Film of the Week: Tomorrow

18.02.2013 | tch | Articles

Oleg Vorotnikov, aka Thief, and Natalia Sokol, aka Goat, members of Russian ...
IDFA WorldView Summer School 2012

IDFA WorldView Summer School Calls for Entries

18.02.2013 | tch | Articles

From July 1 through July 6 2013, IDFA organizes the sixth edition of the ...
The Palace (dir. Tomasz Wolski, Poland, 2012)

Film of the Week: The Palace

12.02.2013 | tch | Articles

The halls of the Palace of Culture and Science are pervaded with a tangible ...
Iceland Year Zero (dir. Armande Chollat-Namy, Sigurður Hallmar Magnússon, Czech Republic, France, Iceland, 2012)

Iceland Year Zero: Premiere Today

11.02.2013 | tch | Articles

Tonight, Prague's Svetozor Cinema will host the premiere of Iceland Year ...
Iceland Year Zero (dir. Sigurður Hallmar Magnússon, Armande Chollat-Namy, Czech Republic, France, Iceland, 2012)

Film of the Week: Iceland Year Zero

04.02.2013 | tch | Articles

Static takes of Iceland's countryside and its calm inhabitants are in sharp ...
Diary of a Pregnant Woman (dir. Agnès Varda, France, 1958)

Retrospective of Agnès Varda at DAFilms

04.02.2013 | tch | Articles

VoD portal DAFilms presents an online retrospective of legendary French ...
PIt No. 8 (dir. Marianna Kaat, Estonia, Russia, 2010), 2008 Sundance Documentary Film Grant

Sundance Documentary Fund: Deadline February 5

29.01.2013 | tch | Articles

Sundance Documentary Fund, a core element of the Documentary Film Program ...
Love in the Grave (dir. David Vondráček, Czech Republic, 2011), Czech Critics Award for Best Czech Documentary of 2012

Critics Awarded Love in the Grave

29.01.2013 | tch | Articles

On Saturday, January 26, Czech Film Critics Awards were presented for the ...
Free Libya (dir. Fritz Ofner, Austria, 2012)

Film of the Week: Free Libya

28.01.2013 | tch | Articles

Children playing with torsos of tanks. Men numbering graves at a mass burial ...
Abendland (dir. Nikolaus Geyrhalter, Austria, 2011), Open City Docs Fest 2012

Open City Docs Fest: Deadline on January 28

23.01.2013 | tch | Articles

In the heart of London, the third edition of Open City Docs Fest will be ...