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.

Olda (dir. Viera Čákanyová, Czech Republic 2010)

Film of the Week: Olda

28.03.2011 | jak | Articles

Picked by the Jihlava IDFF into the 2011 Doc Alliance Selection, Olda by ...
Ramin (dir. Audrius Stonys, Latvia / Georgia 2011)

East European Picks at Visions du Réel

25.03.2011 | jak | Articles

A bunch of East European documentaries have made it into the programme ...
108 (dir. Renate Costa, Spain 2010)

One World 2011 Winners

18.03.2011 | jak | Articles

The 13th One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival ...

10.03.2011 | jak | Articles

North from Calabria (dir. Marcin Sauter, Poland 2009)

Thessaloniki Spotlight on Loznitsa, Třeštíková

06.03.2011 | jak | Articles

In addition to screening a number of East European documentaries, many ...
Katka (dir. Helena Třeštíková, Czech Republic 2010)

Katka Completes Awards Sweep

06.03.2011 | jak | Articles

Saturday, March 5 - After receiving the Czech Film Critics Award earlier ...
Men Who Swim (dir. Dylan Williams, Sweden, UK 2010, 70 min)

Some of Your Energy Needed for One World 2011

24.02.2011 | jak | Articles

The 13th One World - International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival ...
Forgotten Transports to Poland (dir. Lukáš Přibyl, Czech Republic 2009)

Forgotten Transport in Denmark

21.02.2011 | jak | Articles

Three parts of Lukáš Přibyl's acclaimed documentary series Forgotten ...
Matchmaking Mayor (dir. Erika Hníková, Czech Republic, Slovakia 2010)

Readers Award Matchmaking Mayor at Berlinale

19.02.2011 | jak | Articles

Matchmaking Mayor by Czech filmmaker Erika Hníková won the EUR 3,000 ...
Iranian Cookbook (dir. Mohammad Shirvani, Iran 2010)

Documentary Screening in Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod

15.02.2011 | jak | Articles

The Institute of Documentary Film and the Jihlava IDFF in cooperation with ...